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Mommy Read it Again: FRIENDS FOR FREEDOM followup

So last week on the blog, I reviewed Friends for Freedom, but unlike with my other picture book reviews, you may have noticed that I didn’t include a reaction from my kids. This was because I hadn’t read it to them. I … Continue reading






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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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Picture Book Review: Rosie’s Song by Mary Kate Leming

Rosie’s Song by Mary Kate Leming (Author) , Deborah Lafogg Docherty (Illustrator) This is a sweet picture book about a sea star named Rosie and her journey to find her brothers after they are lost in a storm. Pre-schooler Monkey was captivated by the story … Continue reading






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Picture Book Review: The Market Bowl by Jim Averbeck

Another great book from Jim Averbeck. The Market Bowl is about a little girl named Yoyo living in modern day Cameroon. Everyday, Yoyo and Mama Cécile make ndolé –bitterleaf stew–for the market. But when Yoyo demands an unfair price for … 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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Random glimpses into my life with Toddler Monkey

This one is from this morning. Toddler Monkey* was jumping around my bedroom, causing havoc while I was getting dressed: Me: Hey! Don’t stomp and jump on that pillow! You’re going to rip it! Toddler Monkey: But I’m sailing! (Meanwhile … Continue reading






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