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Picture Book Reviews: Uncharacteristic Superheroes

The Forgetful Knight, by Michelle Robinson ; illustrated by Fred Blunt.    (age range: 4-8) The Forgetful Knight has some of the classic elements of a knight-and-dragon story, but it’s the twists that make you laugh and keep you guessing how it … Continue reading

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Children’s Books: Three New Adventures

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead Bridge and her best friends Emily and Tab have been through a lot together, including a horrific accident that Bridge barely survived. When 7th grade begins, Bridge’s world is turned upside down. Emily has a … Continue reading

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A Dozen Cousins, by Lori Haskins Houran; illustrated by Sam Usher. Age range: 4-6 The title of this book immediately caught my attention because I enjoy reading about large and crazy families. Anna is our protagonist and she has twelve … 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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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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