Elementary Books, Open Books, Uncategorized

My Animal Book, Signed English

My Animal Book¬†by Karen Luczak Saulnier, Lillian B. Hamilton, Howard L. Roy, and Harry Bronstein, Illustrated by Jack L. Fennell, is a super neat book with simple sentences perfect for beginning readers, but even better than that is each page is SIGNED - as in for the deaf. What I disliked: Nothing, this is a… Continue reading My Animal Book, Signed English

Open Books, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

The Sun Maid Raisins Play Book

The SunMaid Raisins Play Book is a perfect way for your toddler to play with their food, while letting you get something of your own done nearby ūüôā What I disliked: It's a cute book, but I felt the OCD compulsion to wipe it down after each use. What I liked: I think it's a… Continue reading The Sun Maid Raisins Play Book

Becky's Book Pile, Becky's Favorite Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

You guys.¬†¬†Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh is a go out and buy right now kind of book.¬† This book weaves the story in such a perfect way I can't even describe.¬† Bits here, pieces there, and eventually a masterpiece.¬† Definitely worth the read! What I disliked: I liked it.¬† It is a fictional story about… Continue reading Hollywood Station by Joseph Wambaugh

Becky's Book Pile, Becky's Favorite Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines

The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino is a fun little tale of young love, real life marriage, and attaining big dreams together. What I disliked: This was a perfect book.¬† A+ in my opinion. What I liked: Where to start?¬† It had photographs in the center of the book, something… Continue reading The Magnolia Story by Chip & Joanna Gaines

Elementary Books, Pursuit of Happiness, Uncategorized

My First Book by Jane Belk Moncure

My First Book written by Jane Belk Moncure and illustrated by Colin King is a hardcover book with basic high frequency words on each page. What I disliked: It is too simple.¬† One word on each page, maybe a a kindergartener would feel smart "reading it."¬† Mine didn't even want to try. What I liked:… Continue reading My First Book by Jane Belk Moncure

PreK Books, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

My Very First Book of Colors by Eric Carle

My Very First Book of Colors by Eric Carle is a uniquely artistic book that allows toddlers and preschoolers to match the colors to the illustrations. What I disliked: This is a great book.¬† No criticisms. What I liked: I liked how it put the child in charge of the book.¬† The toddlers needed guidance,… Continue reading My Very First Book of Colors by Eric Carle

Open Books, PreK Books, Uncategorized

Nursery Rhyme Funtime

Nursery Rhyme Funtime is a fantastic pull-the-tab book filled with lively pictures and fun rhymes, perfect for preschoolers. What I disliked: Our toddlers loved them, but each time they tried to pull one of the tabs they inevitably ruined it.¬† Luckily there were many, and the book was high quality, but there's no way I… Continue reading Nursery Rhyme Funtime

Open Books, Toddler Books, Uncategorized

When the Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza

When the Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza is an adorable board book perfect for toddlers. What I disliked: Nothing.¬† This book is adorable. What I liked: I loved how the mightiest of the animal kingdom can be influenced by the tiniest.¬† I loved the story line, I loved the illustrations, I loved that it was… Continue reading When the Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza