Entries Tagged as 'children’s books'

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

January 10th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

My 9-year old daughter and I really enjoyed reading Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH together. I had seen the movie The Secret of NIMH as a kid, but it has been a long time.  This book, a Newbery Award winner, is amazing. Now to (re)watch the movie! (editor’s note: We’ve reviewed that too! Click […]

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Not a Purse

January 3rd, 2019 · 3 Comments · Books

Stephanie Dreyer, the author of 2015’s Not A Nugget, has a worthy follow-up in Not A Purse. The book continues the same child-friendly and informative format along with adorable and empathetic illustrations from Jack Veda. While Not A Nugget emphasizes that animals are our friends, not food, Not A Purse focuses on the ways our […]

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Stretch to the Sun: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree in the World

December 13th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Books

STRETCH TO THE SUN, written by Carrie A. Pearson and illustrated by Susan Swan, follows the life span of a giant redwood tree. It is a gorgeous and informative story of nature’s cycles, both the beautiful and the dangerous. It begins with the death of one giant tree which falls to the ground, and it […]

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Little Otter Learns to Swim

November 20th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Books

With gentle rhymes and a combination of adventure and joy in learning, in LITTLE OTTER LEARNS TO SWIM, author Artie Knapp creates a fun book about a young otter exploring her environment and overcoming her fears. From the first underwater swim to surprising frogs with a dive to Little Otter’s first experience with predators and […]

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