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Sophie’s Squash- Book Review

Author: Pat Zietlow Miller  Illustrator: Anne Wilsdorf On the dust jacket: Sophie and Bernice. Bernice and Sophie. The two go everywhere together: to story time at the library, to visit friends at the farmers’ market, to practice somersaults in the garden. The only problem? Bernice is a squash. Candy House Review: For every granola-eating, recycling,… Read more »

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Book Review: Tap the Magic Tree

Title: Tap the Magic Tree Author/Illustrator: Christie Matheson Publisher:  GreenWillow Books Interest level: Ages 1 to 5 Best for kids: Who love stellar books From the dust jacket: There is magic in every tree. The tall, silent one in the woods. The small, bumpy one in the park. Even the bare brown tree in your backyard. As… Read more »

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Book Review: Mix It Up!

Title: Mix It Up! Author/Illustrator: Hervé Tullet Publisher: Chronicle Books (2014) Age group: Three to five Best for kids: Who love art.  Who love to make messes. From the dust jacket: Accept Hervé Tullet’s irresistible invitation to mix it up in a dazzling adventure of whimsy and wonder. Follow the artist’s simple instructions, and suddenly… Read more »