Friday, May 26, 2017

Here Comes the Shaggedy (Goosebumps Most Wanted #9) by R.L. Stine


Title: Here Comes the Shaggedy
Author: R.L. Stine
Published: Feb. 23, 2016
Publisher: Scholastic 
Pages: 140
Genre: Children ages 8 on up
Review: Paperback
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The infamous, Most Wanted Goosebumps characters are out on the loose and after you.. Kelli and Shawn Anderson are not excited about having to move to another state - especially because their new home is directly next to a giant swamp. But their dad is a scientist and he's going down there to study the local flora and fauna. Unfortunately for Kelli and Shawn, there seem to be some very strange creatures that live around their house. They keep hearing about the legend of the Shaggedy, an ancient beast that lives far below the surface of the swamp and can cause a whole lot of damage. Can Kelli and Shawn convince their dad to move back home before it is too late?"

Fifo 50 States by Hayley Rose (Goodreads Author), Jessie B. Orlet (Illustrator)

Title: Fifo 50 States
Author: Hayley Rose
Illustrator: Jessie B. Orlet
Pages: 112
Published: March 15, 2017
Publisher: Flowered Press
Genre: Ages 5 on up
Review: Hardback received from author
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Fifo's been bitten by the travel bug! Digging up diamonds in Arkansas, looking for fossils in Kansas, enjoying a delicious bowl of gumbo in Louisiana, and even seeing a Broadway show in New York. America is an exciting place!

In Fifo's second book, told in rhyme, Fifo dreams about visiting all 50 states. A colorful reference-like book, Fifo discovers the wonders each state has to offer. He learns along the way each state s capital, shape, flag, motto, and much, much more. The possibilities are endless! So, come along with Fifo and you ll soon discover the beauty of America one state to another.

You and I are made of Cells (Bedtime Science Series Book 1) by Ela Joseph

33787608Title: You and I are made of Cells
Author: Ela Joseph
Published: December 14, 2016
Publisher: Self
Pages: 18
Genre: Children ages 4 on up
Review: ebook from author
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What are we made of? How can we move our hands and leg? How do we see, read and write? How do we think? This book explains the concepts of cells and the very many special cells that help us to do everyday special things. As a perfect family bedtime book - it aims at introducing the basic concepts of biology to the curious little ones at an early age in a fun way.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Review: The Dandelion Patch by MaryAnn Diorio

34758911Title: The Dandelion Patch
Author: MaryAnn Diorio
Publisher: TopNotch Press
Pages: 30
Genre: Children ages 4 on up
Review: ebook provided by author
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When Yolanda Riggins discovers that the government plans to build a new highway through her beloved dandelion patch, she rises up in protest and asserts her God-given right to private ownership of property. Will she succeed against all odds to save her dandelion patch? Will tact, truth, and tough love win the day for Yolanda and the children who love her? Read this delightful book to find out.