Book Review: Stanley at School

This is the sixth book in the Stanley series written by children's author Linda Bailey and illustrated by Bill Slavin. It was my first introduction to the Stanley series and the experience was a good one. One of the best things about being an elementary school teacher is that I am exposed to children's books… Continue reading Book Review: Stanley at School

Book Review: The Most Magnificent Thing

It's rather difficult to dislike a children's book–especially a picture book. I mean the book has to be pretty bad to get any negative feedback from anyone. After all, children's books are written for children: there's a lot of pictures, few words, colorful artwork, and few pages. What could go wrong? So it took me… Continue reading Book Review: The Most Magnificent Thing

Books for My Classroom

Thanks for stopping by for a visit. Below I have published a list of books that I would like to obtain for my classroom. I have these books on cassette and would like the actual book to go along with the cassette. If you have any of these books and would be willing to donate… Continue reading Books for My Classroom

Book Review: Walk on the Wild Side

Title: Walk on the Wild Side Author: Nicholas Oldland Publisher: Kids Can Press Year: 2015 Pages: 36 [Disclaimer: I was provided an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for my fair and unbiased review. I am not required to publish a positive review, just an honest one. So…here you go.] Walk on the Wild Side is… Continue reading Book Review: Walk on the Wild Side

Book Review: Femme

Title: Femme Author: Mette Bach Publisher: James Lorimer & Company Ltd. Publishers Year: 2015 Pages: 87 [Disclaimer: I was provided an ARC through NetGalley in exchange for my fair and unbiased review. I was neither compensated nor compelled to write a positive review of the book.] I had my suspicions when the email arrived in… Continue reading Book Review: Femme

Book Review: Luna’s Red Hat

Title: Luna's Red Hat Author: Emmi Smid Emmi Smid on Twitter Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Year: 2015 Pages: 36 Illustrated. Special contribution from bereavement specialist: Dr. Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers (Website is in Dutch) [Disclaimer: I was provided with an ARC courtesy of the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for my review of this book. I was… Continue reading Book Review: Luna’s Red Hat

Book Review: Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret

Title: Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret Author: Bob Shea Publisher: Disney Book Group (Hyperion) Year: 2015 Pages: 56 [Disclaimer: I was provided an ARC via NetGalley in exchange for my fair review of this book. I was in no way compensated or asked to write a positive review. I was asked to write a… Continue reading Book Review: Ballet Cat: The Totally Secret Secret