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Samson in the Snow and Piggy picture books show there is nothing better for loneliness then friends

Samson in the Snow by Philip C. Stead (Roaring Brook Press, $20.50) is about a lonely wooly mammoth who meets a red bird bringing flowers to a friend, who is having a bad day. 186 more words

January 12 - Poetry at Work Day

About the Holiday

Sometimes your work in school, in the office, outside, or at home inspires you to translate what you’re doing into writing. What better way to express the fun—and folly—of homework, room cleaning, report writing, lunchtime, tests, and all the work that makes up a day than in a poem?! 796 more words

Picture Book Review

Booklist Review of THE DOLL'S EYE

Congrats to Marina Cohen on this awesome review of THE DOLL’S EYE:

The phrase “Be careful what you wish for” takes on ominous significance in this creepy story where wish fulfillment and perfection make for a menacing collaboration. 191 more words


Best Frints in the Whole Universe

Title: Best Frints in the Whole Universe

Author/Illustrator: Antoinette  Portis
Publisher: Neal Porter Books/Roaring Brook Press, 2016
Editor:  Neal Porter
Book Type: Fiction
Ages: 4-7… 274 more words

Picture Books

Oh, no! Bad Kitty has forgotten how to cat!

Bad Kitty Takes the Test, by Nick Bruel, (Jan. 2017, Roaring Brook Press), $13.99, ISBN: 9781626725898

Recommended for ages 7-10

Bad Kitty’s back in his 9th chapter book adventure, and this time, it’s a doozy (isn’t it always?). 327 more words


Walking in a Winter Wonderland

With the first snowfall upon us this year it’s hard not to revert back to those days as a child- bouncing up and down, excited to get outside and jump into new piles of snow. 440 more words

Primary (K-2)

The Holidays Are Upon Us

Happy Thanksgiving to you all. I hope you find much to be thankful for.  I know I do.  Our family is coming to visit, including the new granddog, Titan, a Standard Poodle.  863 more words

Children's Book Reviews