Entries Tagged as 'Early Readers'

How Do Fairies Have Fun in the Sun?

February 22nd, 2019 · No Comments · Books

The latest in Liza Gardner Walsh’s Fairy-themed picture books is HOW DO FAIRIES HAVE FUN IN THE SUN? is a joyful romp through warm weather activities that early readers will love. Following the same rhyming question format as previous stories, the scenes are whimsical and recognizable for children. The theme of summer days and nights […]

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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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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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