Picture Books to Get Ready for School #EntertainmentHOP

Your child is starting school for the first time? That’s great! My third child is entering Junior Kindergarten this Fall. Here is a selection of kid’s books that would be perfect for the new to school kid. *This post contains affiliate links The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn Unlike the other stories which focus on… Read More »

The Butt Book and Poopendous! by Artie Bennett

  Appealing to your preschooler/primary grader, Artie Bennet takes subjects normally taboo for a book and put’s it out there for children to learn and have fun. Stars for Both: ★★★★★                     The Butt Book The Butt Book was published in 2010 and teaches children the… Read More »

I Love You More Than Chocolate by Melanie Milburn

Stars: **** Summary:This book was originally a song, and inside the back cover of the book, is a CD of Miss Melanie singing the song.  When Melanie would tuck her children into bed at night, she made sure they knew how much they were loved.  She told them she loved them more than anything –… Read More »

Cows Can’t Quack by Dave Reisman

Stars: ***** Jumping Cow Press This book is exactly like it’s cousin Cows Can’t Jump except it’s about animal sounds instead of what animals can do. Cows Can’t Quack starts off with: “Cows Can’t Quack…but they can moo” and then gives another animal and says: “Moose can’t moo… but they can grunt” and so on.… Read More »

Chicken, Pig, Cow and the Class Pet by Ruth Ohi

Stars: **** Annick Press (2011) Summary: In the newest Chicken, Pig, Cow book by Ruth Ohi, the barn is taken to school for show and tell! If you aren’t new to this blog you should know that I adore this series of books because I’ve reviewed them many times before. I just love the soft… Read More »

Red is Best by Kathy Stinson (Board Book) (New Year New Reads Sponsor)

Stars: ***** Annick PressAges 2-4 Red is Best is a old favourite, originally published in 1982 and reprinted by Annick Press in 2006. Red is Best is now available as a lap size board book, perfect to share with your little one. If you aren’t familiar with Red is Best, it’s a delightful story of… Read More »

Dogs Don’t Eat Jam and Other Things Big Kid Know by Sarah Tsiang

Stars: ***** Annick Press (2011)Ages 4-6 Summary: New babies have a lot to learn; lucky for them, the older sibling in this delightful picture book is here to tell them everything they have to remember … and look forward to. – Annick Press This is the BEST book for older siblings about a new baby… Read More »