Entries Tagged as 'Books'

The Unicorn Came to Dinner

May 11th, 2020 · 2 Comments · Books

THE UNICORN CAME TO DINNER by Lauren DeStefano is a story about change and how one girl deals with it…for a while. Like many children who have emotions that feel too big or powerful to deal with, Elizabeth has found a fantastical way to handle her feelings: She becomes something else! As the titular unicorn […]

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How To Speak Dog

April 22nd, 2020 · 1 Comment · Books

HOW TO SPEAK DOG by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman, D.V.M. is irreverent and nutty and fun and incredibly informative. With scores of body language, barking, and general dog-behavior examples to learn, any child who adores dogs will be absorbed and entertained in perpetuity. As with most National Geographic children’s publications, the photographs and […]

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One Little Bag: An Amazing Journey

April 6th, 2020 · No Comments · Books

A modern environmental folktale with a very down-to-earth message, ONE LITTLE BAG by Henry Cole conveys a heartfelt story wordlessly. The detailed black and white drawings are highlighted with brown and red splashes of color focused on the titular bag and the hearts drawn on it. The 4-8 year old target audience will be able […]

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Aliens Among Us: Extraordinary Portraits of Ordinary Bugs

March 9th, 2020 · 3 Comments · Books

ALIENS AMONG US by Daniel Kariko is a must-have for any child (or adult!) who is fascinated with or horrified by bugs. Its juxtaposition of basic bug information including a black and white sketch and an up-close and detailed color photograph creates a thrilling effect. Or maybe chilling! These bugs are delightfully creepy in their microscopic […]

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