Entries Tagged as 'Kristin Wald'

Baby Loves Green Energy!

December 17th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

We love the “Baby Loves” series from Ruth Spiro, illustrated by Irene Chan. It covers complicated scientific topics including thermodynamics (!) and structural engineering in simple yet accurate detail. The books are aimed at babies through three years, and the expressive illustrations and child-friendly language are perfect for children to admire on their own or […]

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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 Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha

April 14th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD A relevant picture book for our times, Little Sid is a retelling of how a prince, Siddhartha, became Buddha. While not historically accurate, the story maintains the concepts and spirit of lessons to be learned in a style that will entice young readers. The modern twist (stuffed animals! casual diction!) will […]

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One Day a Dot

February 6th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Any parent or caregiver knows that kids ask some tough questions. And while we now often have tiny computers at our fingertips, being able to sit down and work through answers that are at once satisfying and age-appropriate feels so much better. For questions about our beginnings and the origins of […]

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