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picture book review: The Bunny’s Night-Light by Geoffrey Hayes

The Bunny’s Night-Light: A Glow-in-the-Dark Search Written & illustrated by Geoffrey Hayes Published by Random House, Jan 2012. Age: 3 and up My rating; 3.5/5 stars If you have a child who’s afraid of the dark, The Bunny’s Night-Light by … Continue reading

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Picture book review: Seasons by Anne Crausaz

Seasons written and illustrated by Anne Crausaz Reading level: Baby-Preschool (and up) Publisher: Kane/Miller Date published: March 2011 ISBN-10: 161067006X, ISBN-13: 978-1610670067 My rating: 4.5/5 stars Seasons will encourage children to see the joy in the natural world, to truly … Continue reading

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picture book review: My Name Is Not Alexander

My Name Is Not Alexander written by Jennifer Fosberry, illustrated by Mike Litwin Reading level: Ages 4-8 Publisher: Sourcebooks, March 2011 ISBN-13: 978-1402254338 My rating: 4/5 stars In My Name Is Not Alexander, a young boy goes throughout his day, … Continue reading

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Looking for a funny picture book?

Imogene’s Antlers written and illustrated by David Small. Reading level: Ages 4-8 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers/Random House ISBN-13: 978-0375810480 My rating: 5 out of 5 stars Looking for a funny, laugh-out-loud picture book? Check out Imogene’s Antlers by … Continue reading

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review of picture book The Bears We Know

The Bears We Know by Brenda Silsbe, illustrated by Vlasta van Kampen Annick Press (February 2009) ISBN-10: 1554511666; ISBN-13: 978-1554511662 Ages: 4-8 (and up) My rating: 4 out of 5 stars We have never seen the bears, but we know … Continue reading

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review of picture book How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham

How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham Candlewick (Aug 2008) ISBN-10: 0763639036, ISBN-13: 978-0763639037 Ages: 4-8 (and up) My rating: 5 out of 5 stars High above the city, no one heard the s oft thud of feathers … Continue reading

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review of picture book Scaredy Squirrel at Night by Melanie Watt

Scaredy Squirrel at Night by Melanie Watt Kids Can Press (March 2009) ISBN-10: 1554532884, ISBN-13: 978-1554532889 Ages 4-8 and up. My rating: 4 out of 5 stars Scaredy Squirrel never sleeps. He’d rather stay awake than risk having a bad … Continue reading

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review of picture book The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear

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review of picture book Willow

I love picture books that are affirming and life-loving, encouraging creativity and self-expression. Willow offers all that and more. Willow by Denise Brennan-Nelson and Rosemarie Brennan, illustrated by Cyd Moore Sleeping Bear Press (May 2008) ISBN-10: 1585363421, ISBN-13: 978-1585363421 Reading … Continue reading

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review of picture book The Day Leo Said I Hate You!

Emotions are strong things, and they can be hard for adults to sort out, never mind kids. So tools that we can give kids to manage their emotions and to understand the effects of their actions can be positive things. … Continue reading

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