Children's books

Crane & Crane = Compare & Contrast

What does a sandhill crane and a construction crane have it common? They can both build a home for a new family.  Both cranes lift, stack, and sway their way through this clever book told with just twenty-seven carefully selected words. Summary One big bird. One big machine. Both on the same mission: build a…… Continue reading Crane & Crane = Compare & Contrast

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Zombelina: School Days plus 5 Frightful Facts

  “She can moonwalk with mummies, boogie with bats, wiggle with werewolves, rock out with rats.” That’s Zombelina, the little zombie girl who loves to dance. And now she is back with a third book in the series, Zombelina: School Days. Stay tuned at the end of my review for a special treat from the author as…… Continue reading Zombelina: School Days plus 5 Frightful Facts

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Babies Love Board Books

We are happy to announce that SWALLOW THE LEADER is now in board book format! This is not a tiny board book but a 10 x 9 LAP Board Book that’s big enough for one-on-one fun or sharing with a group.  This edition is sure to elicit grabbing, chewing, giggling and hugging from the tiniest book lovers! Plus, look below for fun downloadable activity pages…… Continue reading Babies Love Board Books

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Chicken Lily: A Winning Combination

If there is one thing I like more than books it’s winning books! This darling picture book by Lori Mortensen and Nina Victor Crittenden came in the mail as a result of a Twitter contest. And  now I get to share this punny yet encouraging story with you. SUMMARY Chicken Lily is a lot of things but…… Continue reading Chicken Lily: A Winning Combination

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PIRATE NAP turns 7 years old!

What better place for naptime than a grand pirate ship on the high seas? I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since PIRATE NAP was released into the world! It warms my heart when I read online customer reviews like these: “An instant family favorite. I’ve owned it for three months and read it about 12…… Continue reading PIRATE NAP turns 7 years old!

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The Wolf, The Duck & The Mouse

“This story is about a mouse, and how he got swallowed up by a wolf, and who he met down in its belly, and what happened after that.” When a mouse is gobbled up by a wolf, he starts carrying on, “Oh woe! Oh me!” he says fearing the end is near. Until he hears, “Be quiet!…… Continue reading The Wolf, The Duck & The Mouse

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Kids feeling deflated from the summer heat? Introduce them to Balloon Trees and fun balloon games!

Ever wonder how a balloon is made? Follow the journey of a balloon from its beginnings as gooey sap in a tree to its completion at a rubber factory. And after storytime, open a bag of balloons and introduce your kids to these fun balloon games and learning activities! Check out these online and printable…… Continue reading Kids feeling deflated from the summer heat? Introduce them to Balloon Trees and fun balloon games!