Children's book reviews

When I compiled the list of books to feature this year, I based it entirely on reader recommendations with one exception: The Day the Babies Crawled Away, by Peggy Rathmann.  This is a book that a friend passed along to Charlotte →MORE...

Summer Sun Risin’, written by W. Nikola-Lisa and illustrated by Don Tate, is a book that I love a little more every time we read it.  And since lately we have been reading it every day, several times a day (ah, →MORE...

If you’ve read this website for any length of time, it probably will come as no surprise to you that Donald and I are very big fans of nature.  And if I had to guess, that is likely the reason that →MORE...

I had a different book picked out for today, but then my daughter and I spent half of yesterday afternoon playing in mounds of foam packaging peanuts and acting out Ruth Ohi’s Chicken, Pig, Cow with a set of finger puppets.  →MORE...

Since we are all knee-deep in winter – and for many of you that means being knee-deep in snow – I thought that The Smallest Snowflake might be the perfect sort of book to showcase today. The Smallest Snowflake, written and →MORE...