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Dewi and the Seeds of Doom
Young Reader Reaction: Our daughter kept asking if there were any pictures on the inside of the book. She thought Dewi was so cute on the cover, she w ...more
Oct 2013
Jun 13, 2013
The small child in this picture book continually tests his mother by asking her if she will still love him if is good or if he is not so good. For exa ...more
Dec 2008
Jan 07, 2009
Greedy Sparrow, The: An Armenian Tale
Young Reader Reaction: Our child initially focused on the drawings and didn't like them. There were times when she would laugh and get excited about w ...more
Apr 2014
Apr 21, 2011
Basil's Birds
Little Kid Reaction: My boys picked out and liked when I read this book, and we ended up reading it several times. I actually had issues with the stor ...more
Mar 2012
May 10, 2010
Inside-Outside Dinosaurs
Young Reader Reaction: "Look at that T-Rex, Mom." In every spread, she immediately focused on the T-Rex in the illustration. She liked the book "okay, ...more
Mar 03, 2011
Dec 01, 2009
The Surprise Party
Little Kid Reaction: My son did not have a strong reaction to the book. He enjoyed listening to the story and he, of course, loved the part about the ...more
Jan 2012
Nov 09, 2010
Say Daddy!
Young Reader Reaction: Our daughter listened closely and oohed and aahed over the baby bear. She laughed at the responses baby bear gave each person, ...more
Feb 2009
Oct 06, 2009
Mother's Day Surprise
Little Kid Reaction: At first our daughter balked at a picture book, but the instant she saw Violet, she cuddled up close to listen. She loved how the ...more
May 2011
May 10, 2010
Kitten Up a Tree
This is a picture book for an emergent or early reader. The language is simple, with plenty of practice of basic words. The author effectively inserts ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 08, 2009
Hippo and Monkey
Big Kid Reaction: The story is well told, and even with the simple language it reads smoothly. It deserves better illustrations, though. The animals a ...more
Jul 2013
Nov 06, 2012
When platypus is discovered in the grass, the other animals aren't sure what he is ... and he isn't sure where he belongs. Everyone wants to feel like ...more
May 2008
May 09, 2008
Baby Bear Discovers the World
Little Kid Reaction: Our child was more interested in talking about the photographs than listening to the story. We got through one reading, but were ...more
May 2007
Jan 07, 2009
Riley Mack and the Other Known Troublemakers
Adult Reader Reaction: This was a really fun, refreshing read. Riley and his friends are "real" kids in "real" families. Young readers will especially ...more
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May 16, 2012
The Trouble With Chickens (J.J. Tully Mystery #1)
Little Kid Reaction: "Those chickens are so funny." We raced through this one, as our daughter wanted us to keep reading until the end. She loved the ...more
Feb 11, 2011
Nov 08, 2010
The Magic Eyes of Little Crab
Young Reader Reaction: Our child could see trouble coming, and guessed that Jaguar would be eaten by the "whale." She was surprised about Jaguar losin ...more
May 2014
Jul 03, 2014
I Love My Planet Earth
Young Reader Reaction: My kids liked it, but it didn't capture their imagination. They did want to read it more than once.

Adult Reader Reaction: I did
Mar 2015
Jun 09, 2011
And Then There Were Three: Introducing the Other One
Like all of the Lady Jane and Big Jim Cat stories, this is an enjoyable, humorous read. The great thing about the books is that although they are a se ...more
Apr 2004
Jan 07, 2009
The Cycling Wangdoos
Little Kid Reaction: My daughter giggled her way through this one and loved going back to point out the yak. [I think she just liked saying the word.] ...more
Apr 2011
Jan 25, 2011
Hiding Glory
This charming book is perfect for parents to read with their children, as both parties will find themselves equally entertained. It includes wonderful ...more
Mar 2009
Jan 07, 2009
Wild Stories
Adult Reader Reaction: These are wonderfully creative stories that beg to be read aloud. The author does a superb job setting the scene and helping yo ...more
Dec 2013
Jul 14, 2009
Oscar and Olive Osprey: A Family Takes Flight
Adult Reader Reaction: The photography is exceptional and added significantly to the book. I learned a lot about osprey, their habits, and their preda ...more
Mar 2014
Nov 16, 2009
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Apr 2010
Apr 27, 2010
Old Macnoah Had an Ark
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Sep 2009
Sep 15, 2009
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Apr 2010
Apr 27, 2010
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Apr 2010
Apr 27, 2010
Yucky Worms
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Apr 2010
Apr 29, 2010
The Very Greedy Bee
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May 2010
May 05, 2010
The Beetle and the Berry
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Sep 2009
Sep 15, 2009
Westie the Dog
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Sep 2009
Sep 15, 2009
Adult Reader Reaction: This is a very special story. The illustrations are beautiful, but the story itself is magical. It would be the perfect choice ...more
Dec 2014
Aug 12, 2014
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