The Oregon Trail: The Race to Chimney Rock (book review)

The Oregon Trail: The Race to Chimney Rockby Jesse WileyHoughton Mifflin HarcourtPublished 04 Sept 2018 Description (Amazon): In book one of this exciting choose-your-own-trail series, it’s 1850 and your first goal is to get your family, covered wagon full of supplies, and oxen to Chimney Rock on time. But hurry—you’ll need to make it through the rugged mountains…… Continue reading The Oregon Trail: The Race to Chimney Rock (book review)

Hocus & Pocus (book review)

Hocus & Pocus: The Legend of Grimm’s WoodsWritten by Manuro, illustrated by GorobeiQuirk BooksPublished 04 Sept 2018ARC provided by NetGalley Description (Amazon): Cast spells, solve puzzles, rack up sparkling stars, and train your own magical pet in this graphic novel that you can play just like a role-playing game. Enter a world inspired by favorite…… Continue reading Hocus & Pocus (book review)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (book review)

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: The Poetry of Mister RogersLyrics by Fred Rogers and Josie Carey, illustrated by Luke FlowersQuirk BooksTo be published 19 March 2019ARC provided by NetGalley Description (NetGalley): From funny to sweet, silly to sincere, the lyrics of Mister Rogers explore such universal topics as feelings, new siblings, everyday life, imagination, and more.…… Continue reading A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (book review)

Friends All Day (book review)

Friends All DayWritten by Molly Beth GriffinIllustrated by Colin Jack Children’s early chapter book Published by Capstone Published on 01 Jan 2019 Description (NetGalley): Four animal best friends live together in a school. Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider, and Bo the Parakeet each love different subjects and different activities, so every…… Continue reading Friends All Day (book review)

The Nursery (book review)

The NurseryWritten By Bill ThompsonPublished by Ascendente BooksGenre: HorrorPublished on 01 December 2018ARC provided by NetGalley Description (NetGalley): A house that sat empty for fifty years as its dead owner instructed. A locked room with no key. A single father with eight-year-old twin girls. A dusty, dank nursery from long ago that no child ever…… Continue reading The Nursery (book review)

Please Don’t Grab My P#$$Y (book review)

Please Don’t Grab My P*SSY: A Rhyming Presidential GuideWritten by Julia Young, illustrated by Matt HarkinsAnimal Media GroupPublished 30 Oct 2018Ebook provided by NetGalley Description (NetGalley): Through campy pop culture rhymes and beautiful oil paintings, the narrator of our book guides you though a list of things you CAN grab while offering more poetic ways…… Continue reading Please Don’t Grab My P#$$Y (book review)

You Are Never Alone (review)

You Are Never Alone Written by Elin Kelsey, Illustrated by Sayeon Kim To be published 15 Apr 2019 by Owlkids Books ARC provided by NetGalley Description (NetGalley): From the creators of You Are Stardust and Wild Ideas comes a new picture book that explores how humans are inextricably connected to nature. This book draws examples from the clouds and…… Continue reading You Are Never Alone (review)

Mario and the Aliens (review)

Mario and the Aliens Written by Carolina Zanotti, illustrated by Tamypu To be published 11 Feb 2019 by Fox Chapel Publishing ARC provided by NetGalley Description (NetGalley): Written for kids aged 5-7, Mario and the Aliens tells the sweet story of a little boy who makes friends with space visitors. Little Mario is a computer…… Continue reading Mario and the Aliens (review)

My Cat Looks Like My Dad (review)

My Cat Looks Like My DadWritten and Illustrated by Thao Lam Owlkids BooksTo be Published 15 Apr 2019 ARC provided by NetGalley Description (NetGalley): New from the creator of Wallpaper and Skunk on a String comes a witty and uplifting picture book that will speak to families of all varieties about how family really is what you make it. …… Continue reading My Cat Looks Like My Dad (review)

What is Poetry? (review)

What is Poetry? The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing PoemsWritten by Michael RosenCandlewick PressTo Be Published 08 Jan 2019ARC provided by NetGalley Description (NetGalley): For thousands of years, people have been writing poetry. But what is poetry? Award-winning wordsmith Michael Rosen has spent decades thinking about that question, and in this helpful guide he shares his…… Continue reading What is Poetry? (review)