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Quincy Finds a New Home
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Jun 2010
Jun 04, 2010
Interrupting Chicken
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Jun 2010
Jun 04, 2010
The 3 Little Dassies
What a clever take on the Three Little Pigs. I thoroughly enjoyed the story (and the illustrations), and wished we could have done more to contrast an...more
Jan 2011
Jun 04, 2010
Good News, Bad News
Big Kid Reaction: This is a clever, fun book. The illustrations are laugh-out-loud funny (like the lightning scene). It works well as a picture book a...more
Mar 2013
Jun 18, 2012
Animals Talk
I liked the colorful pictures and the stimulating textures caused by the raising of the page surface. I was less impressed by the lack of words on eac...more
Mar 2011
May 10, 2010
Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out!
Apr 2010
Apr 14, 2010
The Donkey's First Christmas
Little Kid Reaction: My pre-teen laughed at this and said "little kids will love this."

Big Kid Reaction: Adorable! The hand-drawn text and simple imag...more
Nov 2012
Sep 29, 2011
You're Blushing, Little Octopus
This is a cute story. We like that it blends in facts about the animals of the sea. Much more fun to read than a "science book." The "read to me" capa...more
Mar 2008
Mar 10, 2008
Albert's Thanksgiving
The story moves along easily and the illustrations are chock full of details and activities that engage young (and older) readers. It even has the rec...more
Nov 2003
Jan 07, 2009
Yum!: A Tale Of Two Cookies (This One and That One) (This One and That One)
This was an instant hit. Even after 2 years, our child will periodically pull this from the shelf and ask us to read it. S/He loves the antics of the...more
Aug 2006
Jan 07, 2009
Goldfish Don't Take Bubble Baths
This is a cute, humorous story that weaves life lessons in the plot. The author does a great job of laying out events and consequences in ways that th...more
May 2009
Apr 17, 2009
Arthur Jumps Into Fall
Little Kid Reaction: Our preschooler loves Arthur, so we expected it to be an instant hit. This one received a lukewarm reception.

Big Kid Reaction: Th...more
Sep 07, 2006
Jan 07, 2009
Amazing Gorillas!
There is a lot to learn in this book. It is unfortunate that the presentation style is so stilted. There are wonderful examples of non-fiction early r...more
Oct 2008
Jan 07, 2009
Little Miss Spider (Little Miss Spider)
An enjoyable story with incredibly cute illustrations. It didn't take too many readings before we started getting hugs every time we got to the last p...more
Feb 2004
Mar 05, 2008
My Pup
This is a quick rhyming read about a girl and her puppy, and all the activities they do together. From playing outside to taking a bath to getting int...more
Mar 2011
May 10, 2010
ABC Safari
I loved the attention to detail in this book. The illustrations were fantastic and well thought out. For example, in most books, hippos are portrayed...more
Sep 04, 2009
Jan 07, 2009
Annie and Snowball and the Teacup Club
Cynthia Rylant is a master at creating early reader stories. Through words and in illustration, her characters come to life and immediately endear the...more
Nov 2008
Nov 14, 2008
Alphabet of Dinosaurs
Who knew there were so many dinosaurs? The illustrations are great, you can move at your own pace (some pictures got more questions than others). Actu...more
Feb 2008
Feb 26, 2008
Animals Go
My 2 year old liked the book when he read it with me, but he LOVED the book when he "read" it with my 4 year old. My 4-year-old turned the pages, said...more
Mar 2011
May 10, 2010
Fraidy Cat
I love this book. It is a great story that teaches kids that they need to decide when their ready, and also reminds parents that maybe we need to back...more
Jul 2011
Jun 04, 2010
A First Guide to Space Creatures
This is a cute book. I can easily see upper-elementary readers (especially boys) interested in the topic, and I love the potential it has for inspirin...more
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Mar 29, 2011
Wolf Pack of the Winisk River
This is a story about a pack of timber wolves who travel 200 miles in the northern Ontario wilderness tracking down their favorite prey, the woodland...more
Nov 2009
Apr 17, 2009
Yum, Yum, Yummy!
Our 4-year-old picked out this story. She liked it and thought it was great that the mother was able to help them get rid of the bully bear. She asked...more
Mar 2008
Jan 07, 2009
A Good Day
My kids loved the colorful pictures in this book. They loved the fact that animals were it's subject. We read it a lot. I loved the message in this bo...more
Mar 2011
Mar 31, 2010
Tillie Lays An Egg
This book was educational yet fun. There are several layers to the book. You can enjoy the story and the seek-and-find elements, or you can expand you...more
May 2009
May 13, 2009
The Tygrine Cat
I don’t usually enjoy books where the main characters are animals, but I found this one exciting and fun to read!! Mati was a very well-developed cha...more
Aug 2008
Jan 07, 2009
Are You Ready to Play Outside?
I like this book because it gets my son animated in the story. It is easy to read, with very few words on a page. I actually think this book is a litt...more
Mar 2010
Nov 09, 2009
Your Safari Dragons: In Search Of The Real Komodo Dragon
This is a very informational and accurate reference to the rare Komodo dragon. It provides very concise explanations of the habits, diet, homes, techn...more
Oct 2005
Jul 17, 2008
This book has beautiful photography! It is a fascinating book, and I learned a lot: wolves babysit each others' cubs; and help out by bringing food to...more
Mar 2008
Mar 05, 2009
This Little Piggy: And Other Favorite Action Rhymes
My sons loved this book because the rhymes are very interactive, and got me really engaged with my child. There was a bit of finger play and tickling...more
Mar 2011
May 10, 2010
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