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Review: "Ella Enchanted" by Gail Carson Levine

“I wished she’d never stop squeezing me. I wished I could spend the rest of my life as a child, being slightly crushed by someone who loved me.” 286 more words


"Frog and Toad Are Friends" Masks/Faces

Good morning, all. Today’s book, suggested by the wonderful mariajay76, is “Frog and Toad Are Friends” by Arnold Lobel.

The synopsis from Goodreads:

From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other—just as best friends should be. 310 more words


Recently Read: Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan

Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan

Source: Hardcover, Published June 1, 2014 by Holder Children’s Division

Verdict: Excellent

Book Description:

RULES OF SUMMER, is a deceptively simple story about two boys, one older and one younger, and the kind of ‘rules’ that might govern any relationship between close friends or siblings. 317 more words


Cardboard by Doug TenNapel

Cardboard honestly left me a bit ambivalent. On the one hand, the art is fantastic – lovingly drawn in hues of brown and beige to represent the cardboard theme. 542 more words

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Meteor Men by Jeff Parker, Sandy Jarrell (Illustrations), Kevin Volo (Illustrations)

Meteor Men is a beautifully presented, engaging, and sophisticated graphic novel featuring a perfect marriage of story and art. I was greatly reminded of the movie “The Iron Giant” due to this title’s distinct style, sense of adventure and wonder, underlying message, and appeal for both children and adults. 400 more words

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Can I Tell You about Anxiety? by Lucy Willetts, Polly Waite, Kaiyee Tay

Can I Tell you About Anxiety is a fairly short, pamphlet type mini book meant as an introduction to begin the process of dealing with anxiety issues for a child. 356 more words

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