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The Circus Ship: Book Review

Author/Illustrator: Chris Van Dusen Best for kids: who love animals and good books On the dust jacket: When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the circus animals must stagger to the shore of a small island. At first the townspeople view them with suspicion, but it’s not long before locals and… 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: Do YOU Have a Hat?

Title: Do YOU Have a Hat? Author/Illustrator: Eileen Spinelli/Geraldo Valerio Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interest level: Ages 3 to 8 Best for kids: Who love history From the dust jacket: A fancy hat. A hat that’s plain. A hat for keeping off the rain. A glowing hat. A hat with fruit. A hat for that new… Read more »

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Book Review: M is for Monster

Title: M is for Monster Author/Illustrator: J. Patrick Lewis/Gerald Kelley Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Interest level: Ages 6 to 10 Best for kids: Who love monsters, who want to know everything From the dust jacket: What horror story of science gone wrong was the result of a story-writing contest between three competitive writers? What creature is said to haunt the… Read more »