In his swampy home, Solomon is looking for fun but nobody wants to play. The dragonflies tell him to buzz off, the storks get in a flap, and the hippo is downright huffy. But then somebody else starts making a ruckus . . . and for once it is NOT Solomon. Could it be the perfect pal for a lonely croc? Matching vibrant art with rollicking words, Scottish artist Catherine Rayner has created a funny, reassuring story about a rambunctious youngster who chases off the friends he's trying to make.
First Lines: Kyle Evans lived in a small, comfortable house in the town of Moorefield. He lived with his mom and pet cat - Bootles - and nothing exciting ever happened to him. This was exactly how Kyle liked it because he did not enjoy surprises.
One of my favorite things about this book is that it addresses racism and acceptance in very inadvertent ways. The message and struggle is there but, it's a part of the story instead of the whole story. I think it adds a complexity that I really wasn't expecting.
A 2013 ‘Wishing Shelf’ Gold Award Winner!! Read the fun times and adventures Harry and his Dad share together during the day while working in their garden, then enjoy the fictional bed time stories Dad created for Harry about all the new insect friends they met that day.
A 2013 'Wishing Shelf' Gold Award Winner!! Read the fun times and adventures Harry and his Dad share together during the day while working in their garden, then enjoy the fictional bed time stories Dad created for Harry about all the new insect friends they met that day. The book also contains a lovely foreword … Continue reading Children’s Book Review “The Insect Hotel” David Stringer
Click Here To Buy! There's a frog on the log in the middle of the bog. A small, green frog on a half-sunk log in the middle of the bog.... What an adorable story! My son loves the rhyming and counting all the different bog critters that the frog ingests. The illustrations are cute and match … Continue reading Children’s Book Review “A Frog in the Bog” Karma Wilson & Joan Rankin
Click Here To Buy Louis is a small leaf that is bullied and because of that he feels his life is worthless. When he meets a new friend, he finds out he is stronger than he thought he was. Louis the little leaf ends up saving a life and proves that a small leaf can … Continue reading Children’s Book Review “The Lonely Leaf” by Theresa Jacobs
I really enjoyed this book. It was a perfect second book in this series. This book, like the first, had some great messages for kids. Mainly, be true to yourself. That's one of the best messages we can give our children. The story is fun and unique. Magic and whimsy abound.
When Stick rescues Stone from a prickly situation with a Pinecone, the pair becomes fast friends. But when Stick gets stuck, can Stone return the favor? Author Beth Ferry makes a memorable debut with a warm, rhyming text that includes a subtle anti-bullying message even the youngest reader will understand. New York Times bestselling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld imbues Stick and Stone with energy, emotion, and personality to spare.
Delilah Dusticle has special powers. She can completely eradicate dust. With her quiver pouch of special dusters, Delilah can run up walls, reaching places others just can’t. As a maid in the Fenchurch-Whittington house, Delilah’s unusual skills soon lead to her being promoted to Chief Dust Eradicator and Remover. Until one day, when a broken heart leads to her powers taking an expected turn.