Sophie’s Seashell Scramble (Book Review)

Many thanks to Candlewick Press for the review copy of Sophie's Seashell Scramble by Educational Insights. Sophie the otter needs help finding seashells with matching patterns in a lift-the-flap board book based on a best-selling children's game. Down on the ocean floor, Sophie the otter is collecting pairs of seashells. She's hoping to find two... Continue Reading →

How to Apologize by David LaRochelle & illus. by Mike Wohnoutka

Many thanks to Candlewick Press for this copy of How to Apologize, which I suspect is going to be a book we read A LOT as the twins get older. From the team behind See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog comes a funny and handy guide that explains just how (and how not!)... Continue Reading →

Ellie’s Dragon by Bob Graham

Children's authors ... do you relish making parents cry? No really. Do you feast on our tears? Look, Ellie's Dragon by Bob Graham is a beautiful book about the wonders of imagination and the bittersweet nature of growing up. It's lovingly illustrated and oh-so-sweet, but to this mama whose twins are growing up way too... Continue Reading →

Hello World! Music by Jill McDonald

Give your littlest readers an introduction to music and how it's created with Hello World! Music by Jill McDonald, the latest book in a charming series of board books designed to help babies and toddlers learn about the world around them. The book focuses on instruments (versus vocal music), and introduces a good variety of... Continue Reading →

Dinosaur Christmas! by Penny Dale

Dinosaur Christmas by Penny Dale is one of the most ridiculous picture books I've ever read. But if you have a kid in your life who loves dinosaurs, they'll gobble this book up and then ask you to read it again. This outrageous book follows a team of rescue dinosaurs, coming to help Santa out... Continue Reading →

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