Category Archives: children

Book Review: Merry Christmas, Squirrels!, by Nancy Rose

Every fall I see squirrels scurry around gathering acorns for the winter.  Did you know that some squirrels make other preparations too? In Nancy Rose‘s newly-published book, Merry Christmas, Squirrels!, she tells the story of Mr. Peanuts, a squirrel who … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Adventures of Beekle, by Dan Santat

Dan Santat, author of The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend, is the 2015 recipient of the Caldecott Medal awarded by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artists of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Marco Polo, by Demi

In this children’s book entitled Marco Polo, Demi presents beautifully “gilded” illustrations and a captivating 50-page biography of Marco Polo’s 24 years of world travel and unbelievable adventure.   Polo begins his travels as a teenager, setting out with his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Daddy Adventure Day, by Dave Keane

Do you remember your first baseball game?  In Daddy Adventure Day by Dave Keane, a young boy attends his first baseball game with his dad.  Many memorable things happen on their Daddy Adventure Day, a distinct day just for the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, by Ursula Jones

In the amusing children’s picture book, The Princess Who Had No Kingdom, award-winning author Ursula Jones delivers a delightful tale of a solitary princess who is searching for her kingdom.  While traveling here and there, she drove her horse, Pretty, … Continue reading

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