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Book Review: The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems

If you enjoy Mo Willems‘ series of pigeon books, you will continue to laugh reading The Pigeon Needs a Bath!  Despite the pigeon’s filthy appearance, it refuses to take a bath.  The pigeon makes up any excuse it can think … Continue reading

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Book Review: Skunks by Sandra Markle

My son and I recently attended an event at the library where the presenter spoke about a variety of animals including skunks.  This caught my son’s attention immediately, and he wanted to check out books about skunks.   I helped him … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nothing like a puffin by Sue Soltis

In Sue Soltis’ first children’s book, Nothing like a puffin, she compares and contrasts a playful puffin with every day items.  Is a puffin unique?  Is it similar to a ladder, a newspaper, or a shovel?  How about a goldfish, snake, … Continue reading

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Book Review: I am Abraham Lincoln by Brad Meltzer

I am Abraham Lincoln is the second book in Brad Meltzer’s new children’s series, Ordinary People Change the World.  The first book is I am Amelia Earhart.  These books were published in January 2014. Readers may recognize Meltzer from his suspense … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Grimm Tales for Young and Old by: Philip Pullman; read by: Samuel West

Like most of my generation, my idea of fairy tales comes directly from the imagination of Walt Disney.  Beautiful princesses must overcome the obstacles brought upon them by wicked villains.  In the end, they are rescued by a handsome prince … Continue reading

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