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Review: An Angel Named Carol

July 28, 2011


An Angel Named Carol By John L. Hoh, Jr. Illustrated by Carolos Lemos Mirror Publishing December 2010 30 pages Carol is a shy and lonely angel with a beautiful singing voice. The other angels want to do something special to announce the birth of baby Jesus. They decide to form a heavenly choir. They ask […]

Review: Six Healing Sounds With Lisa and Ted: Qigong for Children

April 12, 2011


Six Healing Sounds With Lisa and Ted: Qigong for Children Written & illustrated by Lisa Spillane Singing Dragon April 2011 32 pages Six Healing Sounds is an excellent introduction to the practice of Qigong (pronounced “chee-gung”) which teaches breathing techniques to achieve calmness and better health.  Lisa and Ted are brother and sister. Like all […]

Review: Manni

February 7, 2011


Manni: From a World Beyond the Stars By Benrali Dreamworlds Beyond Time September 2009 32 pages On the same night that hundreds of tiny sea turtles are hatched, a mysterious creature named Oonie is sent by the moon to come down to the sand and help one baby turtle named Manni return to the sea. […]

Review: The Turtle’s Dream and Keys

January 21, 2011


The Turtle’s Dream and Keys By Benrali Only1Earth, LLC September 2009 32 pages When Jupiter, the box turtle, emerges from his winter sleep in the garden a key shows up in the pattern on his shell. This leads to exploring other patterns in nature. When Jupiter takes a nap, readers journey into the box turtle’s […]

Review: The Duck Song

September 13, 2010


The Duck Song By Bryant Oden Illustrated by Forrest Whaley Flinders Press September 2010 32 pages Kids love a sing-along and The Duck Song delivers. This is a hilarious ballad in picture book and song about a plucky little duck that enjoys pestering the heck out of the owner of a lemonade stand. The amusing […]

Review: Along Came Ziro

August 30, 2010


Along Came Ziro By Townie 18 Grey Media July 2010 40 pages One day a big round ball crash lands in a barnyard. A little, round blue alien named Ziro steps out and introduces himself to the bewildered farm animals. When the farmer and his dog show up to see what’s going on, the animals […]

Review: Global Warming for Young Minds

July 19, 2010


Global Warming for Young Minds: A Global Warming and Sustainability Guide for Young Children By Flemming Bermann Eloquent Books May 2010 46 pages Global Warming for Young Minds is a unique primer on global warming, covering all aspects of the issue in a way that’s interesting and easy to understand. Topics, including carbon dioxide, impacts […]