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Liam Lion Lost at the Bloomsburg Fair by Jessica D. Adams – Book Review

Book Review Liam Lion Lost at the Bloomsburg Fair by Jessica D. Adams is a marvelous addition to The Underground Toy Society book series. This children's picture book is a great gateway to teaching children about safety. Why? You might ask. Well, Liam Lion is Eric's stuffed animal friend. They are preparing to go on… Continue reading Liam Lion Lost at the Bloomsburg Fair by Jessica D. Adams – Book Review

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Toby, Toby Worry Free by Lucinda Grapenthin Ph.D – Book Review

Book Review Toby, Toby, Worry Free by Lucinda Grapenthin is a wonderful children's picture book that teaches children about anxieties and worries. Negative thoughts are natural, as is being worried, scared, or unsure of your surroundings, yourself, and what's going on. As a kid, these thoughts can be very overwhelming and hard to understand. It's… Continue reading Toby, Toby Worry Free by Lucinda Grapenthin Ph.D – Book Review

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Evy Loe, What Do You Know? by Professor Stork – Book Review

Book Review I know they say don't judge a book by its cover, but Evy Loe, What Do You Know by Professor Stork has one lovable and engaging cover! It's just as fun as the book itself, but you'll have to pick the book up yourself to find that out. Evy Loe and her Dad… Continue reading Evy Loe, What Do You Know? by Professor Stork – Book Review

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Summertime with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid – Book Review

Book Review It's that time of year again… It's time for a Snowman Paul/Yossi Lapid release! Snowman Paul is easily one of my favourite children's picture book series out there, so I am so very, very thrilled to see this book come out! Yet again, we get to see Snowman Paul and Daniel on an… Continue reading Summertime with Snowman Paul by Yossi Lapid – Book Review

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Penelope and Jack, Together Apart – Book Review

Book Review Penelope and Jack, Together Apart is a unique tale that is clearly inspired by the many days spent in lockdown mode. We were all there - sitting at home with our families, not in school and some not even working, and all of us were stuck there. We love our families, but sometimes… Continue reading Penelope and Jack, Together Apart – Book Review

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Mansa’s Little Reminders: Scratching the Surface of Financial Literacy by A.D. Williams and Kendal Fordham – Book Review

Once upon a time in a distant land… Briar taught financial literacy. I've done so many things in my career and life, it's sometimes bonkers to think I'm not an eighty-year-old lady (my knees agree with me being eighty and sometimes my back, but alas… I am not). Financial Literacy is super important and it… Continue reading Mansa’s Little Reminders: Scratching the Surface of Financial Literacy by A.D. Williams and Kendal Fordham – Book Review

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#BookReview Davy’s Dragon Castle by Mary & Michael Schmidt

I'd like to start off by saying that the illustrations in this book are FABULOUS. Seriously, the fantasy and colours all combined on this page scream fantastical, fun, and dream-like. I loved it! While they say don't judge a book by its cover, I'm definitely judging and giving all the props to the illustrator! These… Continue reading #BookReview Davy’s Dragon Castle by Mary & Michael Schmidt

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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 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 Creeping Up on Christmas by A.J. Kormon

A.J. Kormon is one of my recent favourite authors for middle grade series. I always love myself a little middle grade read. It brings me back to my youth and reminds me of how much fun reading back then was. Getting a little nostalgia is nice through all of the craziness of our current situation,… Continue reading #BookReview Creeping Up on Christmas by A.J. Kormon