Review and Giveaway: Captain No Beard series, (total combined value of $90), Worldwide

This is a joint giveaway with Living Peacefully with Children and Natural Parents Network. You may enter at one site only. Please find the section marked “Win it!” for the mandatory entry and optional bonus entries. Carole P. Roman is offering three of our readers their own copies of the Captain No Beard series (Captain... Continue Reading →

Giveaway: Captain No Beard ~ 10 Winners, $10 ARV {11.24; Worldwide}

This is a joint giveaway with Living Peacefully with Children and Natural Parents Network. You may enter at one site only. Please find the section marked "Win it!" for the mandatory entry and optional bonus entries. Carole P. Roman is offering ten of our readers  their own copy of Captain No Beard, a value of $10... Continue Reading →

Dragon Keeper

In Ancient China, a young slave girl suffers the abuse of her cruel master, making do with what she can scavange, her life looks rather bleak until the last remaining Imperial dragon makes an escape, taking her with him. Finding herself on a journey she never imagined and finally with a name to call her... Continue Reading →

A Kid’s Guide to Being a Winner

C.D. Shelton attempted to write an inspirational book for children with A Kid's Guide to Being a Winner. I can't help but feel that the author missed the mark with this. Certainly, concepts such as respect, thoughtfulness, gratitude, responsibility, and a positive attitude are beneficial to promoting a peaceful society. However, Shelton has focused on these principles... Continue Reading →

Scourge

David Burton's book, Scourge: A Grim Doyle Adventure (Volume 1), is the first in a series of steampunk fantasy books for young children. The book begins with Grim Doyle, his five adopted siblings (one of whom is his birth sister), their two fathers, and a cranky old nanny. The story is slow at first but... Continue Reading →

The Red Pyramid

As fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series, my children and I were excited about his newest series, The Kane Chronicles. Where Percy Jackson and the Olympians and The Lost Heroes focus on Greek and Roman mythology, The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1) addresses many aspects of Egyptian mythology. I, myself, am not as... Continue Reading →

Scorpions

Sandra Markle's new book, Scorpions, gives just enough information to inform young readers about these creatures. Markle goes over scorpion anatomy, classification, reproduction, and basic facts about these little understood animals. With full color photos, the book gives young readers and their parents a close-up view of their lives. Focusing on a few species, little... Continue Reading →

The Shortest Day

If you are looking for a children's picture book about the Winter Solstice that doesn't mention Christmas, Wendy Pfeffer's The Shortest Day will meet your requirements. Of the few childen's books available about the Solstice, almost all mention the Christian holiday. This fact alone makes the book worth purchasing for families who celebrate the Solstice.... Continue Reading →

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