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Book review: Little Boo, by Stephen Wunderli, illustrated by Tim Zeltner

Wunderli, Stephen. Little Boo. Illustrated by Tim Zeltner. Henry Holt and Company, 2014. unp. $16.99 ISBN:978-0-8050-9708-5 Gr. 2+. P8Q8

A young seed wants to grow up to be a scary plant. 193 more words

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Book review: Pretty Minnie in Paris, by Danielle Steel, illustrated by Kristi Valiant

Steel, Danielle. Pretty Minnie in Paris. Illustrated by Kristi Valiant. Doubleday Books For Young Readers, 2014. unp. $17.99 ISBN:978-0-385-37000-4 Gr. K+. P8Q8

I have visited Paris, France twice and each time I hated to leave the city of lights. 116 more words

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An Interview with Rob and Rachel of ThunderStone Books!

I’m so impressed with Monkey Gains His Powers, a Chinese/English bilingual picture book,┬áby Will Strong and translated by Robert Noorda. I’m also very excited that it is the first in a series, and I look forward to seeing what comes next. 909 more words

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Great Review for Peter and the Whimper-Whineys! Remember, Easter is coming soon - and Peter is a Rabbit!

Thank you to Naila Moon for this awesome review!!!

“In a house in the forest all covered with vines, Lived a very small rabbit who did nothing but whine.” Thus begins the rhymed story of Peter and the Whimper-Whineys. 218 more words

Book review: Hello, Moon!, by Francesca Simon and Ben Cort

Simon, Francesca, and Ben Cort. Moon! Scholastic Press, 2013. unp. $16.99 IsBN:978-0-545-64795-3 Gr. 2+. P7Q7

A young boy sitting on his bed gazes out the window, at night and asks the moon if they can talk because he gets lonely at times. 68 more words

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Book review: Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads, by Bob Shea and Lane Smith

Shea, Bob. Kid Sheriff and the Terrible Toads. Illustrations by Lane Smith. Roaring Book Press, 2014. unp. $17.99 ISBN:978-1-59643-975-7 Gr. 2+. P8Q9

I had to laugh and laugh again at the antics of a young boy, Sheriff Ryan, as he comes to the aid of a city that has had a string of crimes. 108 more words

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Book review: Can I Come Too?, by Brian Patten and Nicola Bayley

Patten, Brian and Nicola Bayley. Can I come too? Peachtree, 2013. unp. $16.95 ISBN:978-1-56145-796-0 Gr. 2+. P8Q9

This beautifully illustrated book done in colored pencil on cartridge paper will appeal to all who read it. 85 more words

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