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#BookReview Snowman Paul and Kate’s Olympic Dream by Yossi Lapid

Updated Review in 2022: It's time for another Winter Olympics so it's time for Briar (in 3rd person, of course) to jump back into some winter sports themed books. I absolutely ADORE Snowman Paul, so it was a natural fit to come back to this series. When Yossi Lapid let me know these books were… Continue reading #BookReview Snowman Paul and Kate’s Olympic Dream by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid

Updated Review, January 2022: Okay folks, the Winter Olympics is coming up this year and it's time to go into a nostalgia read for me and visit our dear friend, Snowman Paul. Who, by the way, keeps being autocorrected to Snowball Paul, and Yossi now needs to make a sidekick named Snowball Saul because... because… Continue reading #BookReview Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview Snowman Paul Returns to the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid

Updated Review in 2022: With the Winter Olympics rolling around, it's time to jump back into some sports themed books from my fave authors! Snowman Paul is one of my favourite series and also has a Winter Olympics themed series! Since 2022 is the year of the Winter Olympics, it was only a matter of… Continue reading #BookReview Snowman Paul Returns to the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview The Underground Toy Society Halloween Scare by Jessica D. Adams

If you know me at all, you know Halloween is my FAVOURITE holiday. I'm a spooky kind of person, so I was pumped for this book! Add in that it's a continuation of The Underground Toy Society and I am in! So this time around, there's Sneaky Snake. He's lonely and all the kids are… Continue reading #BookReview The Underground Toy Society Halloween Scare by Jessica D. Adams

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#BookReview Halloween with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid

It's spooky time with Snowman Paul! I absolutely adore Snowman Paul and his shenanigans! He's such a sweet character with a fun array of stories. This time around he's taking part in my favourite holidays: Halloween! Our friend in this story comes across many warnings as he's walking: aliens, witches and Snowman Paul in a… Continue reading #BookReview Halloween with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview Snowman Paul Saves Kate’s Birthday by Yossi Lapid

Snowman Paul is back and this time it's his friend Kate's birthday! Our lead character made a mistake and almost ruined Kate's birthday, but Snowman Paul came to the rescue! Together, the two of them come up with an epic idea and initiate the plan to make Kate's birthday super, duper awesome! This book was… Continue reading #BookReview Snowman Paul Saves Kate’s Birthday by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Smile by Raina Telgemeier is a story that totally connected with me in ways other books couldn't. Raina's story echoes a lot of my own, and it made me feel all warm and fuzzy inside to see a story like this get shared. Many kids will face dental issues and bullying, so a book like… Continue reading #BookReview Smile by Raina Telgemeier

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#BookReview Encyclopedia of Insects by Jules Howard

I LOVE learning, so seeing this encyclopedia perked me right up! Sure, insects can be creepy and crawly, but I was down for learning some new stuff about everyone's "favourite" creatures! And I wasn't disappointed! Do keep in mind that this is not an exhaustive collection of bugs, but it is an excellent start for… Continue reading #BookReview Encyclopedia of Insects by Jules Howard

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#BookReview Brandon Makes Jiǎo Zi by Eugenia Chu

Brandon Makes Jiǎo Zi (餃子) is a beautiful little story that should be read across the nation! Jiǎo zi is a dumpling, in case you didn't know (because I didn't until the book told me!). Brandon loves dumplings - make them and eat them (mostly eat, obviously). One day, Brandon's Grandma from China comes to… Continue reading #BookReview Brandon Makes Jiǎo Zi by Eugenia Chu

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#BookReview Incredible Cacao (Miss Tree Tale’s #2) by Deepa Remesh

To misquote the first sentence in this book, it was a beautiful book! Miss Tree Tales is a wonderful little series all about educating the people about the environment! Last time around we learned about coconuts and sustainability and this time we get to learn about cacao (mmmm...chocolate... cue the Homer Simpson reference). Our heroes,… Continue reading #BookReview Incredible Cacao (Miss Tree Tale’s #2) by Deepa Remesh