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Mommy Read it Again: The Adventures of Beekle by Dan Santat

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat Preschooler Monkey found spotted this book at the library just as we were about to leave and had to take it home. My arms were already full of books, but she … Continue reading






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3 Great Books for a Jealous Sibling

Ever since Infant Monkey was born, Preschooler Monkey has been jealous. The jealousy has been getting better with time, and I’ve noticed something that helps is reading books about siblings or even just babies in general (especially crying babies!). We’ve … 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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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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Mommy Read it Again: Egg Drop by Mini Grey

Egg Drop by Mini Grey This is a kooky picture book about a little egg who wants to fly, but unfortunately, as you know, eggs can’t. The toddler has asked me to read this book every day at nap time … Continue reading






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Toddler Favorites: Guess That Picture Book

My toddler likes to quote from some of her favorite books. Let’s see if you can guess which ones these are! Mystery Book #1: Toddler runs inside the house from outside and closes the door. She runs to hug my … Continue reading






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Mommy Read it Again: Limelight Larry Deserves the Spotlight

This week, I wanted to spotlight one of my two-year-old’s favorite books from the library this past month: Limelight Larry by Leigh Hodgkinson Limelight Larry features a hilarious, self-centered peacock who is excited to have a book all about HIM! … Continue reading






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Mommy Read It Again: Two Picture Books with Gorgeous Illustrations

Just wanted to highlight two recent favorites from our library trips. Both of these are visually stunning for completely different reasons.   The Little Red Fish by Taeunn Yoo I thought the fantastic intricate sepia toned drawings (with splashes of … Continue reading






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Mommy Read it Again: Good Night, Baby Ruby

This week there was one clear winner among the seven books we checked out from the library. Good Night, Baby Ruby by Rohan Henry Rohan Henry’s deceptively simple line drawings are punctuated by a strategic use of soft, yet bright colors … Continue reading






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