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Meeting Cezanne by Michael Morpurgo

Title: Meeting Cezanne
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrator: Francois Place
Publisher: Walker Books, Penguin UK
ISBN: 9781406351132
Genre: Children’s Fiction
Pages: 64
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5/5… 344 more words


Newbery Review: Julie of the Wolves

This is the winner of the 1973 Newbery Medal, and I’m very torn about it.  Julie of the Wolves, written by Jean Craighead George (winner of multiple Newbery awards), is the story of Julie, or Miyax, a young Eskimo girl who is making her way, alone, across the Alaskan tundra.   318 more words

Childrens Fiction

Where the Wild Things Are

Everything is great when you’re a kid. Everything is still great when you’re a tween. Everything is only kind of great when you’re a teenager. And boy, when Thomas Gray wrote “ignorance is bliss”, the man sure as hell wasn’t joking. 586 more words


Review: Ruby in the Smoke – by Philip Pullman

Synopsis: Soon after Sally Lockhart’s father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet. 248 more words

Book Reviews

Rebecca Crosdale’s When a Spider Came to Stay-The Spider in My Den Series 2

I received this book courtesy of Mrs. Crosdale for the purpose of a fair and honest review.

The book is about a little girl who is fascinated with the spider in her house. 133 more words

Book Apprasials

Book #85 - A Grimm Warning

A Grimm Warning is the third book in The Land of Stories tales, about Alex and Conner, twins who find out that they’re part fairy, and find their way into the magical Land of Stories, where all the fairy tale characters they knew and loved as they grew up are real and alive, and magic is a part of everyday life. 354 more words