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Review: An Angel Named Carol

July 28, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]