Category Archives: Children’s books

Easter Books for Children Roundup

Happy Easter! Here are some great children’s books for Easter. Happy Easter Curious George by Margret & H.A Rey- A fun Easter book for fans of everyone’s favourite curious monkey. I love the illustrations in this book. Owen’s Marshmallow Chick … Continue reading

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Snow Day Books for Kids

I received a very exciting call today at 7 am- “Don’t come in, we’re closed”. Woo hoo, snow day! I’ll be staying inside with a book today instead of going outside to brave the weather. If you need a good … Continue reading

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My Five Faves of 2012 (So Far) – Day #2 of Armchair BEA

I found out about the Armchair BEA event a bit late (the day it started) so unfortunately I haven’t had time to pull together a giveaway, although I may do one sometime this summer. Instead I’ll be posting my top … Continue reading

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The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game by Ellen Haskin is a book that I some how missed during my childhood. This book has certainly stood the test of time, although certain parts are a bit outdated, and adult me really enjoyed it (and … Continue reading

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100 Greatest Books for Who?

Scholastic has released a “100 Greatest Books For Kids” list . All of the books on that list are wonderful books and I imagine it must have been very difficult to choose just 100 to include on the list. They … Continue reading

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Books for Valentine’s Day

In honour of Valentine’s Day I’m posting a round up of my favourite children’s books about love and Valentine’s Day as well as one for the YA and adults crowd. The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is a story that … Continue reading

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Read a Book, Give a Book

I found this awesome literacy initiative from We Give Books, created by the penguin group and the Pearson Foundation. It’s a simple concept: read a book online and they donate a book to a child in need. I read Goodnight … Continue reading

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Cloth Book of the Month Club

An amazing project is up on Kickstarter right now- a cloth book of the month club for kids! This project features handmade cloth books on a variety of topics such as science, nature and music with new designs in the … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

It’s a rainy, windy day over here today. If you’re not lucky enough to be able to stay inside with a hot drink, a blanket and a good book then I hope you remember to wear boots and bring an … Continue reading

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How about “Children at Play”?

My plan for today was to review Save Me by Lisa Scottoline. I was sidetracked by an article posted by the NY Times. It’s a book review for a book called Anton Can Do Magic by Ole Konnecke. The article … Continue reading

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