Sunny and the Cats by Victoria Otto

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Rating: 5 out of 5.

This is such a wonderful children’s book with a beautiful message about accepting each other’s differences and being kind.

The story introduces us to two villages, Meow Village and Woof Village, where cats and dogs live separately and don’t like each other. When Sunny decides that he wants to play with the cats, he heads over to Meow Village.

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Guapo’s Giant Heart by Janet Zappala

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

This was an adorable children’s story about a lovable calf and his friends. Guapo is adopted by a family, and he is so happy to have a place to sleep and humans to feed him. As he grows, he finds that his size is intimidating to some.

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Bentley’s Best Birthday Ever! by Claire Eckard

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is an adorable story of a little dog, Bentley who thinks that his friends have all forgotten his birthday. We alternate between Bentley’s perspective as he looks for his friends and Tia, his Fairy Dogmother has she plans a surprise party for him.

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How the Bay Was Saved by Steve Gray

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

If you are looking for an inspirational children’s story, look no further! These friendly ocean creatures are here to save the bay, and they bring the reader along on the journey!

The Chesapeake Bay has been overrun by litter! It’s leaking into the water and it’s all over the beach! When a dolphin decides to make a change, all his ocean friends help out!

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Starr’s Wonderful Discovery by Trey Jefferies

"Childrens" Genre Block - 4 kids laying on stomachs looking at book

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is an adorable children’s book with a great main character! Starr is a wonderfully unique panda, and she knows it! She is proud of herself and her talents, and she loves to share them with everyone! When she meets a new friend, Shine, who is not a comfortable in his own skin, Starr helps him to see how wonderful he is!

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At Night by Margaret Peot

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

At night, there is a whole other world that wakes up under the light of the moon. In At Night, Margaret Peot brings the nighttime adventures of animals to life through the pages!

This is a beautiful picture book that shows children how different animals behave during the night. I really enjoyed the short sentences on each page, and how those words coupled with the illustrations really allow the child to see what happens with each animal!

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Rambee Boo’s Lake Vacation by Reena Korde Pagnoni

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Rambee Boos Lake Vacation with dog holding fishing pole in mouth in front of car and travel gear
Book Genre Block - "Animals" with image of toy animals lined up

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a cute book with Rambee Boo the dog as our main character. Rambee Boo and his family are heading out for a lake vacation. We get to see each day’s adventures and fun, but there’s always something that Rambee Boo keeps losing! Thankfully, it gets returned each day!

I think this was a really fun story about a loving, adventurous family pet and his special lovely toy. My daughter enjoyed the story and Rambee Boo himself! The illustrations are bright and perfectly match the story, providing great assistance for a young reader to visualize what is happening.

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Mia and Nattie: One Great Team! by Marlene M. Bell

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Rating: 5 out of 5.

This was a beautiful children’s book that provides a lovely story of friendship, family, and responsibility. Mia and Nattie’s relationship shows a beautiful bond and understanding between a girl and her sheep.

Nattie is a sheep that was born a little different than the other sheep. Mia sees something special in Nattie and takes care of her, watching her flourish, and noticing a special gift that Nattie has.

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Lunk by Connor Anvar

Rating: 4 out of 5.

I love seeing children’s books that inspire children to love who they are. There are so many influences in the world pushing people to be the way others are, and it is important to remember that being you is special too.

Lunk is a chicken who wants to be special. He is given a magical object that allows him to be the version of himself that he thinks will be better. When he visits his friends though, they don’t even recognize him, and they don’t believe that Lunk is standing in front of him. Lunk learns that being something he is not, isn’t as great as he thought it would be.

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So You Want a Pet Dragon? by Tania Pourat

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This was just adorable! If you have a child that has always wanted a dragon as a pet, this is a good way to show them all the struggles of having such a feisty beast!

For me, this book was all about the illustrations! They fit the story just wonderfully, and they were so much fun to look at and enjoy.

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The Adventures of Chips & Salsa by Cynthia Petillo

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a great book for kids to learn a variety of lessons!
✔️ Friendship
✔️ Making new friends
✔️ Being in a new place
✔️ Bullying
✔️ Doing the right thing

Salsa is new to the neighborhood and meets Chips. They spend time playing in the dog park near their homes. They come across dogs that can be new friends, and other dogs that are not so nice. One day Salsa comes across a dog in trouble, but it’s one that was not nice in the past. What does Salso do?

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Cluck and Fluffy by Ceasar Castro

Rating: 4 out of 5.

I love when children’s books address real-life situations that kids have to deal with. I think that it is so important to address these issues and provide the opportunity to learn and be better!

Cluck and Fluffy are an unlikely pair in this farm-yard story. Cluck is a new rabbit that has been placed in the chicken coop for a short time. The chickens are mean and shun him, making him feel like an outcast. When one chicken finally decides to befriend Cluck, they show that being mean and hurtful is not the right way to act.

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