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

Balloon Time by Travis Schwartz

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: This book is packed with amazing little nuggets of information for kids. It's easy for them to digest because Travis Schwartz does a great job of explaining in short, easy sections. How I Felt: My kids and I have spent a number of days reading this book. We have… Continue reading Balloon Time by Travis Schwartz

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 Tall Poppy by A.T. Waverly

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The simple message is this story was wonderful. Stand tall and be proud of who you are. The beautiful poppy begins to doubt herself and change to find acceptance in a sea of short poppies. It was a relatable story for young children and I loved that. How I… Continue reading The Tall Poppy by A.T. Waverly

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

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

Miku Says Find Me by Anitha Rathod

★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: Miku, our main character, speaks directly to the child, asking them to play a game of hide and seek with them. I loved that she would have them close their eyes and count to ten. Then you turned the page, and she was hidden somewhere. That interaction was adorable,… Continue reading Miku Says Find Me by Anitha Rathod

Noah and the Great Big Boat by Antonia Woodward

★★★★★ My Thoughts: What I Loved: The illustrations were perfect. The animals were interesting and drew our attention. My daughter specifically liked the Lions, but they were all great. How I Felt: The writing made the story easy for a child to understand. My 6 year old was very interested in this book, and asked… Continue reading Noah and the Great Big Boat by Antonia Woodward

The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch

★★★★★ A tiny bit of warning. This is a kid's book review, so I usually tell you the moral of the story, and what happens throughout the book, but if for some reason, you don't want that spoiler on a kid's book....This is a Girls Rule kind of excellent book. My Thoughts: What I Loved:… Continue reading The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch