Entries Tagged as 'Books'

Wild Orca: The Oldest, Wisest Whale in the World

November 18th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

WILD ORCA is a beautiful picture book filled with anticipation, drama, and a surprising amount of orca information. Told through the perspective of Mia, a young girl who awaits a familiar pod’s arrival. The pod, led by an ancient orca called Granny, hasn’t been seen for many seasons, and Mia is concerned that something is […]

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How Many Hugs? and If Animals Said I Love You

October 21st, 2018 · No Comments · Books

Children and their loved ones always enjoy storybooks about hugs and kisses and saying “I Love You.” Add a variety of animals into the mix, and you’re sure to have a winning combination. Two fairly recent additions to this genre are HOW MANY HUGS? by Heather Swain, illustrated by Steven Henry, and IF ANIMALS SAID […]

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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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