Category Archives: Children’s book

Book of the Day: A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE, written by Philip Christian Stead & illustrated by Erin Stead”

An Amazing Day, July 12, 2011 The kids and I are all fascinated and grateful for this heartwarming picture story about Amos, a zoo caregiver who has established his relationship with his animal friends so deep that when Amos was … Continue reading

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Book of the Day – MERCY WATSON THINKS LIKE A PIG, written by Kate Dicamillo and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen

70 pages. My kids would really love to move next door to Mercy Watson but the grumpy neighbor Eugenia would rather enjoy a gracious life planting petunias than having fun with a charismatic pig. Written by Kate DiCamillo, and illustrated … Continue reading

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Book of the Day: CHINESE CHILDREN’S FAVORITE STORIES by Mingmei Yip

A collection of thirteen stories that I grew up with(Taiwan) and love to pass down to my children, this colorful volume, with authentic Chinese-style drawings, brings back to life legends and tales that feature wise scholars, talking animals, emperors and … Continue reading

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Book of the Day: TITANICAT by Marty Crisp, illustrated by Robert Papp

My son (8 yrs. old) bought this book for me as a gift for he knows I admire cats (and animals in general) and I am afraid of boarding a cruise so he hopes I can read more about the … Continue reading

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“Buddhism is compassion” – Buddha at Bedtime by Dharmachari Nagaraja

This illuminating, full-color BUDDHA AT BEDTIME shares 20 gentle stories with themes for all to enjoy regardless of our religion or age: “Anything is possible when you are moved by love”, “Forgive others even when they have wronged you” “Keep … Continue reading

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Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Flip-the-Flap Book by Joan Holub

Dragon Surprise, 2011/1/6 Little kids love dragon dance and this is what’s highlighted in the Chinese New Year Celebration as well as the featured fun of this young reader-friendly book, perfect for welcoming 2011, the Year of Rabbit. Written by … Continue reading

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James Herriot’s TREASURY FOR CHILDREN – Warm and joyful tales by the author of All Creatures Great and Small

Animal Treasury for Generations, December 27, 2010 This review is from: James Herriot’s Treasury for Children: Warm and Joyful Tales by the Author of All Creatures Great and Small (Hardcover) For a child who loves animals and a parent who … Continue reading

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