Candy Apple Blessings is a favorite book in our house, so when I saw that illustrator Maddie Frost had come out with a new book, I jumped at the chance to review it. Just like Candy Apple Blessings explores the wonders of fall, Jelly Bean Blessings highlights the joys of springtime. Jelly Bean Blessings employs … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Jelly Bean Blessings
Spring is all about new life. What better way to show that to little readers than an adorable touch-and-feel board book? An Easter Prayer, by Amy Parker and illustrated by Alison Edgson, wonderfully captures this spirit. Eggs, chicks, and bunnies are common symbols of Easter. In An Easter Prayer, we follow an adorable little bunny … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | An Easter Prayer
You're my Little Sweet Pea is an adorable board book illustrating just how much a parent loves their little one. With delightful rhyme, it makes the perfect bedtime story for the baby in your life. Board books are built to handle young readers as they learn to turn pages. You're my Little Sweet Pea is no different … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | You’re my Little Sweet Pea
When do I Love You, illustrated by Marta Cabrol, is a charming twist off the popular children's book Guess How Much I Love You. Instead of asking how much, this book asks when, or perhaps better, where. From riding in a truck to sailing in a boat, your little one will know that they cannot go … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | When do I Love You?
Do you have a good night ritual with your children? In How do you say Good Night, illustrated by Catalina Echeverri, Zoey the Zebra wonders how the animals around her say good night. The story is her search for the answer to her question. Zoey lives in a grassy area on the continent of Africa. On … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | How do you say Good Night?
For a fun children's board book, take a look at The Cow said Neigh: a farm story by Rory Feek. It's brightly colored pages, illustrated by Bruno Robert, will draw in young readers. Add a few sound effects and this story can make children giggle at its silliness. Whether as adults or children, how many of us … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Cow said Neigh
It may not be popular, but I love it when the weather turns cold. I love wearing fuzzy sweaters, bundling in cozy blankets, and drinking hot chocolate. So when I had a chance to review a book all about winter chilliness, I had to investigate. Cozy, Snowy Cuddles wonderfully captures that cozy winter feeling in a touch-and-feel … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Cozy, Snowy Cuddles
I'm a big fan of Autumn. So when I spotted a children's book that talked about all the good things about Fall, I couldn't wait to read it. Candy Apple Blessings, illustrated by Maddie Frost, is a fantastic introduction the wonderfulness found between the months of September to November. Candy Apple Blessings has a fun rhythm … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Candy Apple Blessings
Is dinnertime at your home more like a professional wrestling match? The Dinosaurs are here to help. Dinner for Dinos, illustrated by Ben Whitehouse, is a delightful board book about a group of dinosaurs and their dinner plans. The dinos are excited about their picnic. First they grocery shop, then they cook, then they eat. Along the … Continue reading Reading Wednesday|Dinner for Dinos
Here on the edges of Lake Michigan, it seemed forever before the brown of spring gave way to the green of summer. Mortimer the Mouse, felt the same way, too. He longed for green, but was surrounded by so much brown. In Mortimer's First Garden, by Karma Wilson, Mortimer learns that if he plants his last … Continue reading Reading Wednesday|Mortimer’s First Garden