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Tree: A Life Story, by David Suzuki and Wayne Grady (2004)

Canadian scientist/CBC icon David Suzuki teams up with science writer Wayne Grady to present a lovely little book that traces the life history of the mighty Douglas-fir tree, from the Pacific Northwest fire that set the ground for its seed to take root through to its death, hundreds of years later, when the weakened snag gives way to a windstorm. 303 more words


Coffee Gives Me Superpowers Book Review

Title: Coffee Gives Me Superpowers

Author: Ryoko Iwata

Genre: Entertainment

Release Date: April 7, 2015

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

Formats: Hardcover, Kindle

Print Length: 96 pages… 508 more words


Julia, Child

Julia, Child is written by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Julie Morstad. I was really excited to read this book because of the charming cover and adorable title. 367 more words

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Useful Qualities for an Illustrated Book

As and adult, how do you determine if a children’s illustrated book is enjoyable to all ages?  The litmus test: if it can bring a smile to your face even when it’s written in a language you don’t understand, it’s a pretty good bet young kids will like it too. 229 more words


An illustrated book acquired on my travels

“Anbetung des Korsetts”

Or, Adoration of the Corset, by Bele Bachem and Wolfgang Ebert. I found this at a book seller’s stall in a little market in Amsterdam near Nieuwmarkt. 307 more words


True Tails from the Dog Park by Max and Luther

A charming collection of tales (tails?) from the dog park, including advice on navigating the social minefield that a group of dogs can present, rules for dog owners, and observations told from the point of view of 2 dogs who are best friends: Max, a Puggle, and Luther, a Bulldog. 137 more words

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