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Read it Again Mommy: Two more great library finds

Over the holiday break, we visited the library a few times, and these two books have been a big hit in my house. I Dare You Not to Yawn by Helene Boudreau (Author) and Serge Bloch (Illustrator) This book is absolutely hysterical. It is … Continue reading






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Picture Book Review: Alex and the Rabbit by Monica Dumont

Alex and the Rabbit by Monica Dumont The premise of this book was promising—a story to teach children breathing techniques to handle strong emotions—and as an instructional aid it might very well be useful, however as a picture book, it doesn’t … Continue reading






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Read it Again, Mommy: Two Wordless Picture Books about Dogs

A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka This is a simple wordless picture book about a dog and a ball. The dog loves the ball. Another dog pops the ball. The dog gets a new ball. It’s very simple, yet … Continue reading






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Picture Book Recommendation: Kids Like Me Board Books

                  Kids Like Me…Learn Colors and Kids Like Me…Learn ABCs both by Laura Ronay, Illustrated by Jon Wayne Kishimoto   This is a delightful pair of board books featuring kids with Down … Continue reading






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Mommy Read it Again: Two Unusual Fairy Tale Books

As you know, my preschooler has been very interested in fairy tales lately, so we’ve been checking out a lot from the library. The most popular (surprise surprise) have been Disney-princess themed, but here are a couple that she’s enjoyed … Continue reading






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Picture Book Review: A Tale From the Pound by Sandy Throne

A Tale from the Pound by Sandy Throne is a sweet little picture book about a couple who want to adopt a cat, and end up choosing one that looks a little different from the rest. Toddler Monkey liked this … Continue reading






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Mommy Read it Again: My No, No, No Day by Rebecca Patterson

From the moment Bella wakes up, nothing is right. Her baby brother is in her room (“GET OUT OF MY ROOM!”), her mother tries to giver her an egg for breakfast (“I CAN’T EAT THAT!”), and I won’t even mention … Continue reading






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Picture Book Review: OH NO, Little Dragon! and Except If by Jim Averbeck

“Phooosh! Phooosh!” (My daughter after reading OH NO, Little Dragon! by Jim Averbeck) OH NO, Little Dragon! is an adorable and colorful picture book by Jim Averbeck (see his guest post). The story is about a young dragon who loses his “spark” … Continue reading






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Guest Post by Jim Averbeck and Dashka Slater: 5 Fun Things about Fire and Top 5 Dangerous Plants

This week I have something a little different: a guest blog post from two amazing picture book authors, Jim Averbeck and Dashka Slater. Jim and Dashka interviewed each other for this post and offered up two lists that pertain to … Continue reading






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Mommy Read it Again: Ugly Fish by Kara LaReau

I’m back! As some of you may (or may not) know, I recently had a baby girl and am just  starting to get back into the swing of things. I thought I’d start things off with a few blog posts … Continue reading






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