Category Archives: Children’s Books

Book Review: The Bible-Time Nursery Rhyme Book by Emily Hunter

“The Bible-Time Nursery Rhyme Book” by Emily Hunter lets children discover the bible through nursery rhymes. At the bottom of each rhyme there is a scripture that goes with it, so children can see how it is related to the Bible. The girls and I enjoyed the colorful pictures that went along with the nursery …

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Book Review: If You Were Me And Lived In…Kenya by Carole P. Roman

When I think of Africa I think of wild herds of Elephants trampling across the great continent. Carole P. Roman illustrates this picture quite well for the young reader (and the adult). “If You Were Me and Lived in…Kenya” is a great little teaching and picture book of practical and exotic culture of Kenya. Wonderful …

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Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived In South Korea by Carole P. Roman

Do you ever think about a city like Seoul in South Korea being populated by people for over two thousand years? I am not sure that I have ever given any thought about the age of Seoul. In fact I was glad the book reminded me which continent South Korea was in. I am trying …

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Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived in…Turkey by Carole P. Roman

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in another country like Turkey? “If You Were Me and Lived In… Turkey” by Carole P. Roman is number four in her captivating children’s book series introducing children to other cultures. It is a wonderfully engaging book for children ages 4-7. Although it is non-fiction, it …

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Book Review: Strangers on the High Seas by Carole P. Roman

Second Place: Children’s Books Do you want to take an adventure on the high seas, on a pirate ship? Come along and join Captain No Beard and his mates on their exciting journey on the Flying Dragon. With a cast of brightly colored characters like Mongo the Monkey, Fribbet the Frog, Polly Parrot, Linus the …

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Book Review: Abigail and Her Pet Zombie by Marie F. Crow

First Place: Children’s Books “Abigail and Her Pet Zombie” has to be one of the most unique children’s picture books I have had the pleasure to review! Parents will be delighted that their children know that zombies don’t have to be scary. There are lots of different monsters out there in children’s books…like Elmo. Kids …

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Book Review: Manner-Man by Sherrill S. Cannon

  Honorable Mention: Children’s Books “Manner-Man” by Sherrill S. Cannon is about a little boy that finds he can call upon a superhero called Manner- Man to help him in times of need. Manner-Man helps him avoid getting into fights by using nice words and to share. Autumn was able to read along with me …

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Book Review: If You Were Me and Lived In…France by Carole P. Roman

Second Place: General Non-Fiction I want to go to “La Ville-Lumiere, The City of Lights!” Who knew Paris was the first city in Europe to have gas powered lights?  Or that the Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 by a man named Gustave Eiffel? There are many interesting tidbits of knowledge to learn about France …

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The Adventures of Jasper: Lost In Stookum Valley

I am a late bloomer to graphic novels. In fact I frankly hate the phrase itself. I had read graphic novel adaptations of various Agatha Christie tales, Sherlock Holmes etc…but they left a bitter taste….I am only at home with albums- (remember the old quaint but perfectly cozy phrase we used to give for full …

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The Adventures of Jasper: Secrets of the Petroglyph

The second book “Secrets of the Petroglyph” has Jasper and Ruby going into the depths of a forest along a remote inlet along the west coast of Canada. A meteor strike destroys the side of a small alpine lake and floods the forest. When the water clears away Ruby finds the engraving of an ancient …

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