Entries Tagged as 'Books'

The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo: The Monster Mall

September 10th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD The Monster Mall is a worthy second installment to The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo series. Author and illustrator Drew Weing expands the world of Echo City with adventures via the subway, a moped, and checking out new neighborhoods. And while the variety of “monsters” isn’t as wide as in the […]

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Plant, Eat, Cook! A Children’s Cookbook

August 27th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Before the cooking comes the growing. And before the growing comes the planting. And even before the planting comes the planning. The first U.S. edition of PLANT, COOK, EAT! from co-authors Joe Archer and Caroline Craig is a complete and child-friendly guide to the full appreciation of a delicious, healthy, plant-based meal. […]

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Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

July 18th, 2018 · No Comments · Books

Review by KRISTIN WALD After reading Cheryl Bardoe’s BEHOLD THE BEAUTIFUL DUNG BEETLE, you’ll have a newfound appreciation and admiration for the insects. The book, recently out in paperback, details the three types of dung beetles: Dwellers, Rollers, and Tunnelers. The illustrations by Alan Marks are instructive and intricate – and yes, beautiful. Recommended for […]

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A Place to Start a Family: Poems about Creatures That Build

July 6th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Books

Review by KRISTIN WALD A PLACE TO START A FAMILY, by David Harrison, is a collection of 12 poems about animals and the homes they build. Separated into sections for builders underground, on land, in water, and in air, the poems focus on the materials and techniques each animal uses to create a cozy, safe […]

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