Book Review: Wanda’s Better Way by Laura Pedersen

Tweet Wanda’s Better Way by Laura Pedersen is about a young girl who lets her frustration over problems in her life inspire her to find innovative solutions. A disorganized dance-class dressing area makes Wanda grumpy. But then she has an … Continue reading

Book Review: Little Red Writing by Joan Holub

Tweet ”Once upon a time in pencil school…” So begins Little Red Writing, a story about pencils whose teacher, Ms. 2, gives them a lesson in writing a story. The birthday pencil wants to write a happy story, the basketball … Continue reading

Book Review: Ann and Nan are Anagrams by Mark Shulman & Adam McCauley

Tweet Robert’s grandma is teaching him about anagrams, or words and phrases where the letters can be mixed up to form different words and phrases. She says, “Anagrams are easy to SPOT, but hard to STOP.“ Those four letters can … Continue reading

Book Review: Carnivores, written by Aaron Reynolds and illustrated by Dan Santat

Tweet Some of the world’s best known carnivores—the lion, great white shark and wolf—are thought of to be fearsome and frightening. Yet when the trio get together in a new picture book, Carnivores, they can’t wait to share about how … Continue reading

Book Review: Steam Train, Dream Train by Sherri Duskey Rinker & Tom Lichtenheld

Tweet Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld, the duo that brought us the award-winning Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site, have created another bedtime picture book that’s sure to be a hit with parents and preschoolers alike. Steam Train, Dream Train is … Continue reading

Book Review: I Scream, Ice Cream by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Serge Bloch

Tweet You know those groups of words that sound the same but mean something different? Words like “I scream” and “ice cream”? They are called wordles, and you and your child can have lots of fun reading them in a … Continue reading

Book Review: Inside Outside by Lizi Boyd

Tweet Inside Outside by Lizi Boyd is a great picture book to show the multiple activities children can engage in both in the house and out in the yard. The house is for making art, caring for pets, reading books, … Continue reading

Round is a Tortilla by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, and John Parra

Tweet Round Is a Tortilla is a picture book that helps kids learn shapes as well as a few words in Spanish. Written by Roseanne Greenfield Thong, the story follows two Latino children as they dance, cook, play games, read … Continue reading

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