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 »

Too Many Books & Miss Malarkey Leaves No Reader Behind

Too Many Books by Gilles Tibo Stars: **** Scholastic (2004)Ages 4-7 The copy of this book that I read is a TD Canada Trust book courtesy of The Canadian Children’s Book Centre Over 500 000 grade one children received a copy of this book through TD Grade One Book Giveaway Program in celebration of TD… Read More »