Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Here are two new books by Candlewick Press which were enthusiastically enjoyed by my two kids. The Princess in Black By Shannon and Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyan Pham   Princess Magnolia is having hot chocolate and scones with Duchess Wigtower when . . . Brring! Brring! The monster alarm! A big blue monster is […]

Here are two delightful books that are new from Parragon:   Three Little Pigs  $7.99 This classic story is turned into a fun, interactive read. Slide the tabs on each page and follow the three brave little pigs as they make their own way in the world. Discover what happened when the big bad wolf […]

These two picture books from Parragon are colorful and entertaining for children under six. Peek-A-Book by Malachy Doyle This book encourages interactive reading. With holes to peek through and shapes to peep over, join this cat and dog in their playful, peek-a-boo romp through the pages. OVERALL: A very fun book. My daughter enjoyed each […]

The classic I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly is now an audiobook  offered from The Secret Mountain. The 44 page colorfully illustrated picture book contains musical CD with 12 tunes. Canadian folk music performer Alan Mills (1931-1977) wrote the songs. Singers on the CD include Thomas Hellman, influenced by the French “chanson: […]

ISeeMe.com has come out with a new book for children who love princesses! Princess: A Day in the Life of a Princess lets your daughter or another special little girl in your life share in royal dreams by incorporating your child’s name, skin tone, hair color, photo, hometown, birth date and favorite color throughout the […]

More from Parragon books! Summer reading continues with The Good Little Bad Little Pig by Margaret Wise Brown and
Troll two…three..four…by Steve Smallman and Jaime Temairik.

Here are two books that are new from Parragon and recommended for your home library. Wish Upon A Dream by Margaret Wise Brown ($7.99): Brown’s 1947 classic Goodnight Moon has sold over 24 million copies internationally. The late author brought on the idea that children would rather read about their own lives instead of the […]

Kohl’s Cares has launched their new collection featuring the characters of Rio 2. At $5 each, the following merchandise includes: RIO 2 Blu’s Wild Journey storybook Blu, Gabi, and Luiz plush toys Family-style jigsaw puzzle featuring artwork from RIO 2 Also be sure to check out the Woman’s Day Easy Everyday Dinners cookbook, available for just […]

Thank goodness for the loom craze! Making rubber band bracelets have kept my kids busy for hours. The new book – Loom Magic! 25 Never-Before-Seen Designs for an Amazing Rainbow of Projects (Sky Pony Press, December 2013) includes twenty-five new rubber band loom projects created by John McCann and Becky Thomas. I gave it to […]

The newest Kohl’s Cares merchandise collection is here! At Kohl’s Department Stores you will find Beginner Books and coordinating plush toys for just $5 each.  Through the Kohl’s Cares program, 100 percent of the net profit from this collection supports children’s health and education initiatives nationwide. Available until April 5. The current Kohl’s Cares collection […]

A great new book we just received is Time For Kids Top 5 of Everything. It’s recommended for readers 8 and up –  however my son is 7 and can read every page with ease. Similar to the magazine version, the lists have amusing and colorful illustrations accompanied by information at a glance. Overall: He […]

Nancy Tillman, best-selling author of On the Night You Were Born, has a new book coming out called I’d Know You Anywhere, My Love. Read the Q & A! 1.  Animals figure prominently in your books. What is your favorite animal? My favorite animal is my pug, Figgy.  That’s the truth!  Fig is my mascot… […]

Summer is passing by and you need to keep the kids busy at home, in the car, at the beach. Here are three books from Candlewick Press that will encourage some activity and hopefully some smiles. Doodle with Maisy by Lucy Cousins $8.99 ∙ 80 pages ∙ 2-5 years Creative Maisy fans – it’s time […]

Occasionally we post products for moms. Here’s something that is kind of funny and could be the deal gift for a friend who adores one or all of these hotties. It’s Color Me Swoon (Perigee, September 3, 2013) by Mel Elliott. Color these celebrity hearthrobs: • Channing Tatum • Zac Efron • Alexander Skarsgard • […]

The Big Bad Wolf Goes On Vacation by Delphine Perret (Sterling Children’s Books) tells the story of a funny wolf named Bernard and his pal Louis. Louis and his grandpa are off to go on vacation at the sea and Bernard wants to go too. Soon they’re off on a wacky road trip complete with […]