Entries Tagged as 'Spring'


April 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review by ROBYN MOORE Struffel is a cute book for toddlers. It includes two short stories in one; both focus on Struffel the bear. The first story is about Struffel enjoying the springtime, which makes it a perfect book to read to kids in the spring months. Struffel walks in the garden, watches flowers bloom, […]

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The Vegetable Alphabet Book

April 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Author Jerry Pallotta has written many themed alphabet books and it shows in the fantastic The Vegetable Alphabet Book. Each page is richly illustrated by Edgar Stewart and an adventure in garden lore, informing us about a vegetable or type of gardening. The warm conversational tone of text will appeal to kids […]

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Jo MacDonald Had a Garden

February 6th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM If you’ve read Huyen’s glowing review of Jo MacDonald Saw a Pond, my take on a publisher’s review copy of the companion Jo MacDonald Had a Garden will come as no surprise. We really enjoyed this book! In fact, my three-year-old daughter was much more engaged in this than the previous book […]

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What Is Easter?

April 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI What Is Easter? describes traditional Easter celebrations as the narrator attempts to determine the true meaning of Easter. Is it the bunnies, the eggs, the candy, the baby chicks, the gifts, the fancy dress, the parade, the choir? No, of course not! Though these things are fun, Easter is about Jesus. […]

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