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 »

#TBT Favourite Children’s Nonfiction Books #BookBlogRiMo

I love children’s nonfiction. I love promoting knowledge and I love the simple facts and interesting illustrations! My Top 8 Children’s Nonfiction A Life Like Mine by DK Publishing because it paints a REAL picture of what life is like around the world for other children. Working Like a Dog by Gena K. Gorrell because… Read More »

Artastic! by Jochen Gerner

Stars: ★★★★★ Owlkids Books (2007) Ages 5-9 208 pages This book is perfect for your artistic child who could use some direction or for the child that wants to draw but is always asking, “What should I draw?”. Each page has the start of a drawing and simple words asking the artist to finish the… Read More »

Pick Up Your Pen: The Art of Handwriting by Monica Dengo

Stars: ★★★☆☆ Owlkids Books (2012) Ages 6 to 9 112 pages Cursive writing is not taught as much anymore, especially in Canada. Two provinces have already eliminated it from their curriculum. Even for places where cursive writing has not been eliminated, children are spending more and more time online and less time writing. Monica Dengo… Read More »