Thursday, April 21, 2016

REVIEW BY ERYN: Barbie Mariposa (Step into Reading) by Christy Webster

Barbie Mariposa (Step into Reading)
by Christy Webster


Blurb: When the Queen of Flutterfield is poisoned, Mariposa, a butterfly fairy, and her two friends set out beyond the forest to the Cave of Reflection to find the antidote that will save the Queen. 






Wednesday, April 20, 2016

REVIEW BY MICAH: Duck & Goose by Tad Hills

Duck & Goose
by Tad Hills


Blurb: Celebrate ten fun-filled years of honking and quacking with this extra-special anniversary edition of the original New York Times bestselling Duck & Goose picture book. 

This funny, accessible story introduces Duck and Goose, two young birds who mistake a polka-dotted ball for an egg and have to master the art of cooperation—and sharing—to take care of it. Young readers will instantly recognize themselves in these adorable and eternally optimistic characters. And this beautiful keepsake edition features extra content from the author on how to draw Duck & Goose.
 
“Duck and Goose have taken their places alongside Frog and Toad and George and Martha as fine examples of friendship, curiosity and problem-solving.” —Kirkus Reviews








Tuesday, April 19, 2016

REVIEW BY ERYN: Sofia the First Sofia Makes a Friend by Disney Book Group and Catherine Hapka

Sofia the First Sofia Makes a Friend
by Disney Book Group and Catherine Hapka


Blurb: Sofia is excitedly awaiting the arrival of a visitor at the castle: a beautiful baby unicorn named Pearl. Sofia and her step-siblings want to play with their special guest, but Pearl ruins their games and makes a mess. Sofia is determined to find an activity they can all enjoy together.






Monday, April 18, 2016

REVIEW BY MICAH: Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 by Bill Martin Jr.

Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 
by Bill Martin Jr.
 

Blurb: 1 told 2 and 2 told 3, "I'll race you to the top of the apple tree." 
One hundred and one numbers climb the apple tree in this bright, rollicking, joyous book for young children. As the numerals pile up and bumblebees threaten, what's the number that saves the day? (Hint: It rhymes with "hero.") Read and count and play and laugh to learn the surprising answer.






Sunday, April 17, 2016

REVIEW BY ERYN: Clues at the Carnival (Scooby-Doo! Picture Clue Book, No. 5) by Ivy S. Ip



Clues at the Carnival
(Scooby-Doo! Picture Clue Book, No. 5)

by Ivy S. Ip 


Blurb: There is a mystery at the carnival. Can Scooby and the gang find the magician’s missing hat? Using pictures as tools for learning new words, very young children feel pride in ‘reading’ along . . . and they can help solve the mystery, too!







Saturday, April 16, 2016

REVIEW BY MICAH: Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa by Anna Dewdney

Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa
by Anna Dewdney


Blurb: It’s an exciting day for Llama Llama; he’s going to visit Gram and Grandpa Llama and spend the night! His first night away from home….and from Mama. But he makes sure to pack everything he needs. And there are so many fun things to do with Gram and Grandpa. It’s not until he gets ready for bed that he realizes that he’s forgotten something important. Fuzzy Llama! Fortunately, Grandpa Llama has a wonderful solution and soon Llama Llama is having sweet dreams. 






Friday, April 15, 2016

REVIEW BY ERYN: Baby Santa and the Missing Reindeer by M. Maitland DeLand

Baby Santa and the Missing Reindeer
by M. Maitland DeLand 


Blurb: It's almost Christmas Day when Santa awakes to find that his reindeer are missing!
Santa's reindeer have flown off to have a little fun before Christmas. But who will bring them back to the North Pole in time to help deliver gifts? Why, Baby Santa, of course!
While Santa and the elves hurry to finish making gifts for all the good boys and girls, Baby Santa and Rudolph take flight around the globe to round up the mischievous reindeer.

As the reindeer are collected, one by one, charming illustrations portray how Christmas is celebrated around the world. From fireworks in Brazil to wooden shoes filled with gifts in Paris, Christmas is a time of joy for children on every continent. No wonder the reindeer headed out for some international fun!