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Tadpole’s Promise: Book Review

Author: Jeanne Willis Illustrator: Tony Ross On the cover: Where the willow tree meets the water, a tadpole met a caterpillar. They gazed into each other’s tiny eyes… and fell in love. “I love everything about you,” said the caterpillar. “Promise you’ll never change.” And foolishly the tadpole promised… But we all know that tadpoles… Read more »

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Candy Monster: Glowing Book Review!

Authors: Brian & Kristin Anderson Illustrator: Anna Merrill On the dust jacket: Sam loves candy. His level-headed parents want him to eat healthy. But when this stubborn seven-year-old candy connoisseur is allowed to eat ALL the candy he wants, no one is prepared for the outrageous, magical, body-transforming, candy adventure that comes next! Candy House… Read more »

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Book Review: Spots in a Box

Author/Illustrator: Helen Ward Best for kids: Who are unique! On the cover: A guinea fowl without any spots just wants to fit in, so he orders some spots. But will the spots in the boxes be the right spots for him? Candy House Review: Why has everyone not been writing ALL the books about guinea… Read more »

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Book Review: Sylvie

Title: Sylvie Author/Illustrator: Jennifer Sattler Publisher: Random House Interest level:  Ages 3 to 7 Best for kids: Who love dress up From the dust jacket: Being a curious and inventive young flamingo, Sylvie brings new meaning to the saying “You are what you eat!” After discovering why flamingos feathers are pink, Sylvie decides to experiment…. Read more »

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Book Review: You Are (Not) Small

Title: You Are (Not) Small Author/Illustrator: Anna Kang, Christopher Weyant Publisher: Two Lions/ Amazon Publishing Interest level: Ages 2 to 6 Best for kids: Who love teddy bears and are noticing that everyone’s body is different From the dust jacket: Two fuzzy creatures can’t agree on who is small and who is big, until a… Read more »