2021 · Adventure · Animal Love · ARC Copy · Autism · Book Review · Book series · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Illustrated/Picture Books · NetGalley · Nonfiction · Parenting · WWW Wednesday · Young Adult

WWW Wednesday: March 24, 2021

Another Wednesday and we’re officially in Spring! We’ve been taking our little one outside a lot and he’s finally becoming more comfortable and seeming to enjoy the outdoors more than before! WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: March 24, 2021

2021 · Animal Love · Autism · Book Review · Children · Free Copy in Exchange for an Honest Review · Illustrated/Picture Books

Children’s Book Review: Leo and the Octopus by Isabelle Marinov

Title: Leo and the OctopusAuthor: Isabelle Marinov; Illustrator: Chris Nixon Pages: 16 Genre: Children, Picture book Themes: Autism, Friendship, Acceptance, Understanding Publication Date: January 7, 2021 I received a paperback copy in exchange for an honest review, thanks to the author and publisher. Leo feels out of place in this world. Everything just seems too…… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Leo and the Octopus by Isabelle Marinov

Book for Review - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Humor · Illustrated/Picture Books · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Four Funny Potatoes! by Len Foley

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Four Funny Potatoes! Genre: Children/Humor/Illustrated Themes: Identity, Working Together ~ The Good ~ Illustrations are fun and inviting for children Rhyming phrases creates a fun flow Great themes even with its humorous features  …… Continue reading Mini-Review: Four Funny Potatoes! by Len Foley

Book for Review - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Popo and His New Home by Bella Sou and Ava Sel

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. To read my full OnlineBookClub official review, you can go here: Popo and His New Home Genre: Children/Fiction/Animals Themes: Animal Love, Dogs, Adoption ~ The Good ~ Adoption theme was well done Diverse group of characters Protagonist Ruby’s wanting a dog is relatable Illustrations were…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Popo and His New Home by Bella Sou and Ava Sel

Book for Review - 2019 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep by Michael D. Gatson

Here’s another mini-review of a book I recently reviewed for OnlineBookClub.org. This official OBC review was not published, so I do not have a link to share. Genre: Children/Illustrated Themes: PTSD, Family, Seeking Help, Health, Mental Health, Communication ~ The Good ~ PTSD was explained well for children to understand Great communication between mother and son…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep by Michael D. Gatson

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · OnlineBookClub · Self-Help

Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

Pages: 36 Genre: Children/Self-Help Publication Date:  June 20, 2018 Themes: Emotions, Peace, Mental Health Peace can be found everywhere. Whether it’s the outdoors, indoors, or the people you spend time with, peace is always there. All you have to do is find it. This was such a sweet, simple, yet worthwhile book to read. I feel that sometimes,…… Continue reading Book Review: I Can See Peace by Julie Penshorn; Illustrated by Jeanine-Jonee Keith

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Holiday · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

 All the reviews are almost done of the kids books I read recently! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 9, 2006 Themes: Christmas, Friendship, Giving, Curiosity The curious little monkey is getting a Christmas tree with his best friend, The Man with the Yellow Hat. George is so excited that he can’t help but jump from tree…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Merry Christmas, Curious George by Margret Rey

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books

Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Grief Publication Date: May 1, 2004 Themes: Friendship, Loss, Grief, Death, Healing Fox doesn’t feel well and before long, he passes away. His friends, Mole, Hare, and Otter are filled with sadness, loss, and grief at losing their best friend. As time passes, though, the friends slowly begin to heal with the help of Squirrel and…… Continue reading Book Review: Always and Forever by Alan Durant; Illustrated by Debi Gliori

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini; Illustrated by Henry Cole

 A bit late, but here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: September 1, 2000 Themes: Christmas, Family, Perseverance Moose and his family are getting ready for Christmas. Baking, wrapping, decorating, and even singing. Everything is going so well, it’s perfect. That is until the family realizes they are missing an important decoration – a…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini; Illustrated by Henry Cole

Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Humor · Illustrated/Picture Books

💮Christmas Book Review💮: How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace; Illustrated by Andy Elkerton

 A bit late, but here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Holiday Publication Date: October 4, 2016 Themes: Christmas, Magic, Trickery Elves are just as important to Christmas time as Santa is. After all, they are the ones who make the toys. Come learn all the different ways children have tried to catch an elf in this…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace; Illustrated by Andy Elkerton