Entries Tagged as 'Humor'

The Dirty Socks Come Clean

December 26th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Music

Review By SANDI LANCASTER I must confess, I hadn’t heard of The Dirty Sock Funtime Band before receiving the CD to review. The CD is a quirky compilation of original children’s songs that defies categorization into any one genre. After listening to the CD a few times, there were a few standout songs that easily became […]

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There Are No Animals in This Book (Only Feelings)

December 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By JANE COWLES I have to be honest. The first time I read There Are No Animals In This Book (Only Feelings), I didn’t get it. I thought it was nonsensical, silly and quite frankly pointless. An unrelated discussion with a friend enlightened me. This book that I thought missed the mark was right […]

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The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook

August 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Kiddo and I read this book together over the summer. I never expected how much I would enjoy the narrator, Oona, and how I’d be drawn into the plot. Now that we’re done, I can say without hesitation that The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook ranks among my favorite chapter books […]

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He’s Been a Monster All Day

July 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM My children (almost 3 and almost 5) both really enjoyed this review copy of He’s Been a Monster All Day by Denise Brennan-Nelson and illustrated by Cyd Moore from Sleeping Bear Press. I think the illustrations are lively and the theme of a child imagining themselves as a monster never gets old. There’s some subtlety to the […]

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