Entries Tagged as 'Early Elementary'

Santa’s First Vegan Christmas

November 11th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By DIANE VUKOVIC When I read the title Santa’s First Vegan Christmas, I thought that this was going to be a kids’ book about leaving Santa plant milk and vegan cookies under the tree.  Boy was I wrong! This cute, rhyming kid’s story actually tackles the very serious theme of animal labor. Specifically, it deals with […]

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Octopus’s Garden

May 24th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My son, now 2.5, received this book version of Ringo Starr’s famous song for his first birthday and it has been his favorite book since. Many night this is the only book we ready before bed (again, and again…). Sometimes he likes me to sing it, and sometimes he wants it […]

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Bee & Me: An Animotion Experience

May 21st, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I love this book! I picked it up because of the amazing animotion illustrations on almost every page that make it seem like the book is in motion, with bees flying, dogs running, a boy waving goodbye, a flower blooming. My two-year-old is enthralled by this unique book in motion. Go here […]

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Mr. Okra Sells Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

April 19th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Raise your hand if you love New Orleans? I know I do… and so does most of America. It’s given us Mardi Gras, The Saints, Creole food, iconic vampires, and one heck of a vacation spot. It’s a place where magic, myth, and mystery converge, but if you’re a local […]

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