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If Kids Ruled the World
3.95
I want to live in this world! If only it were possible. Although, I suspect a lot of adults would want to live in this world, too, if only they (we) d ...more
Nov 12, 2014
Nov 13, 2014
 
Ribbit!
4.08
So often we assume the worst about somebody right from the start without trying to find out their intentions. This is true of the frogs when a pink pi ...more
Apr 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Monsters Love Colors
3.85
When I first started reading this, I was kind of like, ho hum, another color book--thinking that other ones have done it better. Not that this was bad ...more
Jul 2014
Nov 12, 2014
 
It's an Orange Aardvark!
3.96
Fun book! I like how the ants each have their own personality that stays consistent throughout the book.

The ants definitely aren't playing in this boo
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May 21, 2014
May 21, 2014
 
One Busy Day: A Story for Big Brothers and Sisters
3.92
I loved this book. Mia so wants to play with her older brother, but like so many older siblings, he doesn't have time for her. So she goes off on her ...more
Apr 10, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
 
I'm Not Cute!
3.89
I'm not a big fan of books where the main character has a big tantrum. I get that this is often the case in toddlerhood, but still not a big fan of re ...more
Oct 2014
Oct 02, 2014
 
Snow Dog, Sand Dog
3.98
Great book showing imagination and making the best of a situation. This would be great in a storytime for seasons, animals/dogs, imagination. And bonu ...more
May 02, 2014
Apr 26, 2014
 
Mama's Day with Little Gray
3.65
This is a perfect fit for ecrr-talk! A mom and youngster spend the day talking about what they would do if he were big and she, small. Great example o ...more
not set
Jul 18, 2014
 
Blue Chicken
3.78
At the start of the book we see a chicken come to life from a picture (in a book, maybe? that's what I assumed) to help finish the picture. But there' ...more
Jan 10, 2014
Jan 10, 2014
 
Dot.
3.90
I think this is a great book for a certain set of kids--those that have unlimited access to all kinds of technology, smartphones, ipods, ipads, tablet ...more
Mar 31, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
 
The Nowhere Box
3.89
This is a great book. The artwork looks like a kid could have drawn it, which I think is really appealing to young kids (if mine are any indication.) ...more
Jan 23, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
 
Cat Says Meow: and other animalopoeia
3.98
This book is so awesome, I don't even know what to say about it. The letters in the word of the sound the animal makes illustrate that animal. For exa ...more
Mar 2014
May 05, 2014
 
Go! Go! Go! Stop!
3.82
I loved this book. Loved, loved, loved it. Someday I will use it in storytime. It is a perfect example for ECRR-talk. The labelling that is used for l ...more
not set
Mar 10, 2014
 
The One and Only 1, 2, 3 Book
2.67
This is a funny counting book. 1 is so proud of being number one and has a trophy and is not happy when the other numbers start showing up w/ all thei ...more
May 03, 2014
May 03, 2014
 
Spring Is Here
3.85
There are some great opportunities for talking with kids in this book: "do not disturb" sign--talk about what this means and why bear doesn't want to ...more
Mar 2014
Mar 19, 2014
 
When Elephant met Giraffe
3.56
This book has 3 "chapters" or short stories, that can be read all together as a whole or each story can stand alone. Other reviewers compared it tot h ...more
May 07, 2014
May 07, 2014
 
Poor Doreen: A Fishy Tale
3.49
A fun story of a clueless fish on a journey to visit her cousin who just had 157 babies. Throughout the story there are hints of letter recognition--s ...more
Apr 2014
May 04, 2014
 
Jump!
3.85
What a fun book! 4 of the 6 ECRR skills are boldly represented: 1)print motivation--this book is just fun, clean simple text and illustrations to matc ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Octopus's Garden: with audio recording
3.84
I thought this was a great book! I really loved the colorful illustrations and I think that kids will really like them. I have to admit, I couldn't fi ...more
Sep 29, 2014
Sep 30, 2014
 
Rain!
3.88
Really cute book about two totally different reactions upon discovering it's raining outside and how your attitude affects those around you. (You have ...more
Jan 09, 2014
Jan 09, 2014
 
Lines That Wiggle
3.93
I like this book for one on one because the lines in here stand out with glitter, making it perfect for a little one to practice tracing, which is an ...more
Mar 24, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
 
No-Matter-What Friend
4.00
This is a beautiful story about a young boy and his aging dog. It will resonate with anyone who has ever had a dog live to old age. I can see this boo ...more
May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015
 
Don't Push the Button!
4.14
This one is reminiscent of "Press Here" and while fun, I didn't like it quite as much as that one. There is somthing about the simplicity of Press Her ...more
Mar 20, 2014
Mar 10, 2014
 
Stuck
4.18
This book is hilarious! One preschooler exclaimed, "not the cat!" so woefully when we got to that page. This could be used with attentive preschoolers ...more
Mar 2014
Mar 06, 2014
 
Baby's Got the Blues
3.55
I would have given it more stars, but I just couldn't "sing" it very well--at least not in my head. Some rhyming books lend themselves naturally to th ...more
Apr 2014
May 04, 2014
 
Miles to the Finish
2.87
A lot of fun and chaos ensue in this lively book about racing cars. All the kids have foot powered (ala Fred Flintstone) cars except for Indie, whose ...more
Jun 29, 2014
Jun 30, 2014
 
The Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster
3.79
Kid-tested and mother-approved! I've been testing out my booktalk books on my 6 and 8 year old and they erally enjoyed this one. We had fun saying the ...more
May 2011
May 15, 2011
 
Hooray for Amanda & Her Alligator!
4.07
Another great one from Mo Willems. Each story can stand alone and is cute that way, but all tied together it's really fun and funny. I'm thinking of d ...more
May 2011
May 18, 2011
 
Who is It?
3.00
I don't review picture books all that often, because I read so many of them that it would be hard to put them all in goodreads. But, I wanted to remem ...more
not set
Jan 29, 2013
 
The Bug Came Back
4.00
I didn't care for this one. I really didn't like the illustrations, but I did raise my opinion when I starting reading and realized how great all the ...more
Dec 26, 2014
Dec 26, 2014
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