With the Curiosity of a Cat by Donna Sager Cowan

The Superhero School Series, Book 2 ★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: Catt and Simon are an adorable pair of superheros! Their inner thoughts and their dialog are fun and extremely entertaining! I found myself utterly enjoying their adventures! How I Felt: With the Curiosity of a Cat is written with the perfect amount of… Continue reading With the Curiosity of a Cat by Donna Sager Cowan

Crow Not Crow by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: This book focuses on bird watching with a daughter and father. I loved that this past-time is clearly something that the father and daughter get to do together. Bird watching was a new concept to my daughter and she enjoyed the daughter learning from her father...Crow? Not Crow. How… Continue reading Crow Not Crow by Jane Yolen and Adam Stemple

Bears Make the Best Writing Buddies by Carmen Oliver

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The idea of helping children understand how to write something is great. I loved the tips that are given in this book and I loved the support that the bear can give to the child trying to write. How I Felt: Bears Make the Best Writing Buddy is a… Continue reading Bears Make the Best Writing Buddies by Carmen Oliver

Bathing Kitty: and Other Mischievous Poems by L.W. Lewis

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: As a child, I have VERY fond memories of Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein and reading this book with my daughter reminded me of Silverstein's books. Each poem is short, silly, and comes with an illustration. I loved that my daughter laughed and giggled the way I… Continue reading Bathing Kitty: and Other Mischievous Poems by L.W. Lewis

The Dog That Would Not Bark by Shevelle Ford

★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The little girl in this book is adorable. She loves her walks/stroller rides with her mom. My daughter connected with her immediately because she also likes to walk and she thought it was really great that the little girl did too! How I Felt: The writing was very nice,… Continue reading The Dog That Would Not Bark by Shevelle Ford

The Truth About Wind by Hazel Hutchins

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved AND How I Felt (because they are super mixed together today: The child in this story sneaks his arm through the fence and takes a toy. He kind of knows it was someone else's, but it was also just on the ground. The evolution of this story was amazing.… Continue reading The Truth About Wind by Hazel Hutchins

Do Doodlebugs Doodle? by Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig

A book of Amazing Insect Facts ★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: I loved that each bug is introduced with a silly idea such as "Do waterbugs take baths?" The next page then tells you "No!" and then gives you really interesting things that this bug DOES do. How I Felt: I was just the… Continue reading Do Doodlebugs Doodle? by Corinne Demas and Artemis Roehrig

Bug Hunt by Tom Story

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: I loved the little girl in this story. She is clearly so fascinated by bugs and just wants to see them, but they keep getting away from her! How I Felt: I wasn't sure if my daughter would be willing to read this book with all the creepy-crawlies in… Continue reading Bug Hunt by Tom Story

Hush Up and Hibernate by Sandra Markle

Howard McWilliam (Illustrator) ★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The illustrations in this book were beautiful and thoughtful. The artwork felt so finished, you could be a part of the story and it was wonderful. I provided an image below so that you can see the colors and how well each section was created. It was… Continue reading Hush Up and Hibernate by Sandra Markle

On Gull Beach by Jane Yolen

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: At the end of this book, there is a section that shows the animals and that were featured in the story. It was a wonderful connection between the cartoon illustrations and the real-life animal. My daughter made me read that section twice because she loved it so much! How… Continue reading On Gull Beach by Jane Yolen