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 · Nonfiction

Book Review: No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart & Allen Young; Illustrated by Nicole Wong

Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Non-Fiction/Educational/Science Publication Date: August 1, 2013 Here comes a children’s non-fiction text that illustrates where chocolate comes from!   When I first saw this book, I wasn’t sure what to expect. What I got out of it was a lot of useful information! It was interesting to learn how many different animals and creatures make…… Continue reading Book Review: No Monkeys, No Chocolate by Melissa Stewart & Allen Young; Illustrated by Nicole Wong

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

Animal Love · Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Illustrated/Picture Books · Nonfiction · OnlineBookClub

Mini-Review: Love, Sugar & Cookie by Susan Chapman

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: Love, Sugar & Cookie Genre: Non-Fiction/Children Themes: Animal Love, Dogs ~ The Good ~ Dog pictures included were cute Language was simple and easy to follow ~ The Not-So Good ~ There was no…… Continue reading Mini-Review: Love, Sugar & Cookie by Susan Chapman

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

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Snowmen At Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Illustrated by Mark Buehner

 Here is another Christmas-oriented book review! Pages: 32 Genre: Children/Poetry/Holiday Publication Date: September 15, 2005 Themes: Family, Christmas, Joy, Happiness What do snowmen and snow-women do during Christmas time? They celebrate, of course! There’s ice treats, singing, dancing, Snow Santa, and all kinds of fun when people go to sleep. Such an adorable and fun Christmas-based book! One…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Snowmen At Christmas by Caralyn Buehner; Illustrated by Mark Buehner

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

💮Christmas Book Review💮: Amazing Peace by Maya Angelou; illustrated by Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher

 Because this is one of my favorite times of the year (spending time with loved ones and beautiful music), I decided to read some Christmas-oriented books this month. Here is my first Christmas Book Review for December 2018!  Pages: 40 Genre: Children/Poetry/Holiday Publication Date: January 1, 1995 Themes: Hope, Peace, Inclusion, Happiness, Love, Joy A beautiful poem…… Continue reading 💮Christmas Book Review💮: Amazing Peace by Maya Angelou; illustrated by Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher

Book for Review - 2018 · Book Review · Children · Fantasy/Paranormal/SciFi · Middle Grade · Mini-Review · OnlineBookClub

🎃Spooky Mini-Review🎃: Down the Monster Hole by Carmela Tal Baron

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: Down the Monster Hole 👻😈Also, it’s another spooky book for the month of October! 😈👻 Genre: Fantasy/Middle Grade Themes: Change, Self-discipline, Relationships ~ The Good ~ Eccentric animals/monsters Creatures added a sense of humor Setup for dream…… Continue reading 🎃Spooky Mini-Review🎃: Down the Monster Hole by Carmela Tal Baron