Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth

Gertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children by Mary Ellen Ellsworth Stars: **** Albert Whitman & Company (1997) Biography (designed for children) Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for a post on another blog but I decided to write a review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: As a child, Gertrude… Read More »

What Children Need to Learn to Read by Michelle Vallene

Stars: ★★★★☆ Learners Lane (2010) Parenting/Education Book/CD Summary: A basic guide to helping your child learn to read from Birth to Age 6. What works best for each age group, how to make it fun and a large list of resources.   I’ve read up on children learning to read before and while The Reading… Read More »

Reading to Rabbits, Monsters Under the Bed and Chicken, Pig and Cow

How Do You Read to a Rabbit? by Andrea Wayne von Königslöw Stars: ***** Annick Press (2010)Picture Book32 pagesAges 2-5 Summary: How do you read to different animals? What would happen? This is explored with humour in this book. This book is along the same lines as one of her other books, Toilet Tales. Some… Read More »

The Book of Knowledge by David Michael Slater

Stars: **** CBAY Books (2009)Teen Fiction/ YA Fiction10 and Up (the ages given but labelled as YA) Summary: The second book in the Sacred Books Series. It continues right where the first book left off. Between the various attempts on their lives, the assault on their father, and a shocking discovery about their deceased mother,… Read More »