I’M A HARE, SO THERE!

When a chipmunk mistakes Hare for a rabbit, Hare puts him in his place.  Actually, the chipmunk is a SQUIRREL. Or so he says.  🙂 The clever dialogue between the characters on the differences between commonly mixed-up animals is a sneakily educational readaloud.  It offers a gentle lesson on appreciating differences and standing up for what you… Read More

WHERE IS THE DRAGON?

Our young readers will love the humor, details and visual games in this warm book.  It celebrates the absurdity of kings, knights and dragons and invites  our children into the game. **************************************** A fun, goofy bedtime—or anytime—story. WHERE IS THE DRAGON? Leo Timmers – Author and Illustrator The king is having dreadful dragon nightmares.  He orders… Read More

CLICK, CLACK, MOO … Cows That Type!

Farmer Brown’s problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes! Come join the fun as a bunch of literate cows turn Farmer Brown’s farm upside-down! ******************************   CLICK, CLACK, MOO Cows That Type Doreen Cronin – Author Betsy Lewin – Illustrator Spunky barnyard animals unite to improve their working conditions in this hilarious picture… Read More

THE CAMPING TRIP

We are reminded that opening our minds to new experiences, no matter how challenging, can lead to great memories.  Our children will understand what Ernestine knows… the world looks different after a wonderful adventure. **************************** This delightful trip will be savored again and again. THE CAMPING TRIP Jennifer Mann- Author and Illustrator Ernestine has never been… Read More

BEAR CAME ALONG

Bear Came Along is a story about connection —  a group of woodland characters, who otherwise would not have met, experience a turbulent trip down a river and becoming friends as a result.  The message that comes through for even the youngest of readers: We are all in this together, and our differences strengthen our unity…. Read More

Mr Brown’s Bad Day

Mr Brown’s Bad Day is a wonderfully witty madcap adventure with inventive twists and turns, a series of unlucky events, a comic chase and a brilliant and reassuring surprise ending.  A perfect for bedtime story. ****************************** “Laugh-out-loud fun and a lovely sweet ending.” Kirkus MR. BROWN’S BAD DAY LOU PEACOCK – AUTHOR ALISON FRIEND – ILLUSTRATOR… Read More

SEE the CAT: Three Stories About a Dog

“Sardonic cartoon drawings and the play on words cleverly elevate the repetitive, Dick-and-Jane pattern to include humor and suspense. Children, who are frequently subject to the control of others, will delight in seeing Max mirror their emotions and turn the tables.”Kirkus Your children will cheer for the affronted Max in this well-crafted early reader with delightful… Read More

LOUIS the Bear Has Had Enough!

This is a fresh and funny take on a teddy bear come to life.  Your family will love this salty and sweet, grumpy and tender, sly tribute to the ties that bind.  The bond between a child and their stuffed friend demonstrates that while life is full of bumps and bruises, hugs are magical. This special… Read More

William’s Winter Nap

On a cold winter’s night, William is visited by a progression of animals of increasing size, each requesting a warm place to rest their head. When a bear shows up, the other guests are reluctant to share their space in bed, but William’s generosity has warmed them to accepting one last friend.  This is a beautiful… Read More

THE DOG WHO WANTED TO FLY

 This book has endearing, unexpected details and is a heartwarming affirmation of the powers of aspiration and determination.  The Dog Who Wanted To Fly is such an empowering story for young children to read because it encourages them to follow their dreams even if the world or people around them are constantly telling them they can’t do… Read More