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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: Little Green Peas

Title: Little Green Peas Author/Illustrator: Keith Baker Publisher: Simon & Schuster Interest level: Pre-school- 3 Best for kids: Who are learning colors From the dust jacket: Little green peas are everywhere- sailing blue boats, flying red kites, and skiing down purple mountains. Take a pea-k into their colorful world! The Review:  I never liked to… 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 »