Some cats have names that suggest far-off lands, like the Turkish Angora and the Norwegian forest cat. Others allude to places closer to home, such as California’s ragdoll and the Maine coon. Set against Lee White’s graceful illustrations, with intriguing facts about each of twenty breeds at the end, this charming haiku collection for lovers of America’s most popular house pet provides the purr-fect book to curl up with… Read More The Maine Coon’s Haiku by Michael J. Rosen & Lee Anthony White (Review)
This comedic picture book features Professors Glitter Pants, Star Hoof, and Sugar Beard (plus trusty lab assistant Pete)—the world’s leading unicorn experts—as they deliver the facts, settle the mysteries, and show readers that unicorns are more than just horns and rainbows… Read More Unicorns 101 by Cale Atkinson (Review)
Celebrate all things sparkly, including unicorn poop, with this rainbow-filled, humorous story! Did you know that when a unicorn poops, rainbows arch across the sky? And when they toot, shiny bubbles float all around! What happens when a unicorn sneezes or spits or cries? More magical whimsy occurs when unicorns do all these things, of course. Just don’t step in their poop-eww!… Read More When Unicorns Poop by Lexie Castle & Christian Cornia (Review)
A powerful, vibrantly illustrated story about the first day of school–and two sisters on one’s first day of hijab–by Olympic medalist and social justice activist Ibtihaj Muhammad. With her new backpack and light-up shoes, Faizah knows the first day of school is going to be special. It’s the start of a brand new year and, best of all, it’s her older sister Asiya’s first day of hijab–a hijab of beautiful blue fabric, like the ocean waving to the sky. But not everyone sees hijab as beautiful, and in the face of hurtful, confusing words, Faizah will find new ways to be strong… Read More The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad, S.K. Ali & Hatem Aly (Review)
With the visual ingenuity of Press Here and the emotional resonance of What Do You Do with a Problem?, this wise and timely book about the fragile art of personal connection will strike a chord with children and adults alike. In the era of social media, communication feels both more anxiety-producing, and more inescapable, than ever before. This clever, comforting picture book debut explores the challenges and joys of self-expression and social connection.… Read More Ping by Ani Castillo (Review)
This year, I received three L.M. Montgomery and Anne of Green Gables inspired books from Penguin Random House Canada, and considering the fact that two of the books come out today, I thought that I would do a group review post about all three books!
Welcome to my stop on the Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World Blog Tour hosted by Workman Publishing! I am very happy to be a part of this tour, and I really really enjoyed the book! But you can find out what I liked exactly in my review below, and you can learn more about the… Read More Gods and Heroes: Mythology Around the World by Korwin Briggs (Blog Tour: Review, Q&A, and Giveaway) [CLOSED]
Where did June go?! Seriously! I am not joking…it just flew by. I had a workout plan, and plans for the beach…and none of that happened. Buuuuut at least I did manage to read all the way through my June TBR! Woaaaa it’s a miracle! I’m very much looking forward to seeing what July will… Read More Monthly Wrap-Up (June 2018)
Physical copies of these books were kindly provided by the publisher, in exchange for honest reviews.
I don’t know if you know this about me, but I really really love summer! I love nature, and going to the beach, and reading outside (especially when bugs leave me alone … I’m kind of a magnet for bugs with stingers, hahaha). Because of stress and such, I have decided to make my summer… Read More Monthly Wrap-Up (May 2018)