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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

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#BookReview The Adventures of Bentley the Hippo: Inspiring Children to Accept Each Other by Argyro Graphy

Bentley the Hippo is a delightful book series for young readers. Yet again, Bentley is here with his friends, inspiring children to accept each other. This book is a great read because it shows characters who are different - they are vision impaired, have diabetes and kidney issues, have ADHD, alopecia, autism and are hearing… Continue reading #BookReview The Adventures of Bentley the Hippo: Inspiring Children to Accept Each Other by Argyro Graphy

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#BookReview Yara and the Yellow-Headed Parrots by Yossi Lapid

Oh boy! You know what time it is?! Another time to read a wonderful story about Yara by Yossi Lapid! This series is quite the guilty pleasure for me. Who doesn't love a story that promotes being kind to others and the environment that is also fun to read and gorgeously illustrated? This series hits… Continue reading #BookReview Yara and the Yellow-Headed Parrots by Yossi Lapid

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#BookReview Albert Einstein by Inspired Inner Genius

I love a well written children's biography book. What can I say? I like to learn and this is the kind of book I wanted as a kid. I could only read so many Mr. Men and Bernstein Bears books before my brain exploded. So, welcome to my adulthood journey into nostalgia and my goal… Continue reading #BookReview Albert Einstein by Inspired Inner Genius