About Cindy Hudson

Cindy Hudson is the author of Book by Book: The Complete Guide to Creating Mother Daughter Book Clubs (Seal Press 2009) and creator of Mother Daughter Book Club.com. She also writes about family literacy issues.

Book Review: The Grossest Picture Book Ever by Derek Taylor Kent

Tweet Once upon a time there was a town named Gross, which claimed to be the grossest place from coast to coast. It was so gross, the story of this town became a picture book by Derek Taylor Kent, called … Continue reading

Book Review: Most of the Better Natural Things in the World by Dave Eggers and Angel Chang

Tweet Dave Eggers and Angel Chang have created a picture book that shines a light on the beauty to be found in nature. Called Most of the Better Natural Things in the World, the book is sparse on words, highlighting … Continue reading

Book Review: Insect Superpowers by Kate Messner

Tweet Insect Superpowers: 18 Real Bugs That Smash, Zap, Hypnotize, Sting, and Devour! by Kate Messner is a great book to feed any kid’s budding interest in science. Jillian Nickell’s illustrations show in graphics how these often tiny creatures repel … Continue reading

Book Review: The Disaster Days by Rebecca Behrens

Tweet Hannah Steele is a little nervous when she agrees to babysit her neighbor’s two school-age children. It’s only her second time babysitting, and all the adults she knows will be off the remote island where they live near Seattle. … Continue reading

Book Review: Black Canary: Ignite by Meg Cabot

Tweet Dinah Lance has a loud voice. She uses it when she’s mad, or excited, or worried. Her boisterous ways serve her well in the band she’s in with her two best friends. But it causes trouble other times, like … Continue reading

Book Review: The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid by Kirk Scroggs

Tweet Russell isn’t like the other kids at Houma Bayou Middle School. For one thing, he’s green. And his hair is like duckweed. Plus, he’s got webbed toes and a carrot growing from his finger. As a baby, he was … Continue reading

Book Review: Cursed by Thomas Wheeler and Frank Miller

Tweet Nimue doesn’t know why her mother’s last act is to thrust a sword into her hands and implore her to take it to Merlin. All she knows is that the Paladins, holy men intent on destroying her kind, are … Continue reading

Book Review: Ten to Zen by Owen O’Kane

Tweet Some people may be reluctant to try meditation or mindfulness because they think it takes too much of a time commitment to be effective. Also, they may find it hard to image sitting for an extended period without getting … Continue reading

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