Book Review

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

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

Book Review

Giracula by Caroline Watkins

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The idea of a giraffe becoming a vampire, but loving sweets is adorable! I loved that he's a bit confused, but is never scary for a child. How I Felt: Giracula is just a poor giraffe that was in the wrong place at the wrong time. He's a bit… Continue reading Giracula by Caroline Watkins

Book Review

Randal the Elephant by Ciara Gavin

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The illustrations in this book were amazing! They were soft and colorful and made the reading experience so much better. They really filled the story out for the reader. How I Felt: I was happy with the message of this book. You can be anything you want to be… Continue reading Randal the Elephant by Ciara Gavin

Book Events, Book Tour

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Who Named Their Pony Macaroni? by Marilyn Singer

Welcome to the Book Tour stop for Who Named Their Pony Macaroni? at She Just Loves Books! A big thank you to Rockstar Book Tours for this book tour stop! About the Book: Who Named Their Pony Macaroni? by Marilyn Singer Illustrated by Ryan McAmis Published: October 1, 2019 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Available formats: Hardcover, eBook… Continue reading Blog Tour and Giveaway: Who Named Their Pony Macaroni? by Marilyn Singer