Book of Dreams by Sylvie Michaud

Book of Dreams coverAn adorable bedtime story awaits you and your child inΒ Book of Dreams, part of the Ringtail Family series by Sylvie Michaud.

Baby Raccoon asks his mama and papa why every cloud is a different shape. Responding that clouds are pictures in the sky to help us dream, Mama and Papa share with Baby the different things they dream about when they see certain types of clouds. This lulls Baby right to sleep and into dreamland.

Short, sweet, and charming are all words to describe this lovely picture book. Slowly flowing prose and pastel colored illustrations help your little one settle down for the night and fill her head with beautiful visions for a peaceful night. I love the way Michaud’s descriptions paint pictures for little ones that are complemented by the lovely artwork. Probably more description than usually found in a picture book, but it works well here. This is definitely a book I’ll be saving for my future grandchildren.

Rating: πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Paperback: 24 pages
Publisher: Crafty Canuck Inc. (March 28, 2012)
Language: English ISBN-10: 0978295587
ISBN-13: 978-0978295585

File Size: 3020 KB
Print Length: 21 pages
Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
Publisher: Crafty Canuck Inc. (March 13, 2013)
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
Language: English
ASIN: B00BTPBX0Q
Purchase at:
Amazon soft cover: http://www.amazon.com/Book-Dreams-The-Ringtail-Family/dp/0978295587

Amazon digital: http://www.amazon.com/Book-Dreams-The-Ringtail-Family-ebook/dp/B00BTPBX0Q

B&N soft cover: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/book-of-dreams-the-ringtail-family-sylvie-michaud/1110202903

 

I purchased a copy of this book for my Kindle. The publisher paid me to promote this book with a virtual book tour through Pump Up Your Book. That fee did not include a review. This review contains my honest opinions, which have not been compensated in any way. Book of Dreams banner

Sleep Tight, Anna Banana! by Dominique Roques

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If you’re looking for a typical bedtime story, this isn’t it.Β Sleep Tight, Anna Banana!Β is, however, a sweet and zany bedtime story that youngsters will love. Anna Banana’s stuffed animals are ready to go to bed after a long day of playing, but Anna Banana isn’t ready yet. Each time one of them tries to convince her to turn out the lights, she’s having none of it. But when the shoe is on the other foot, things aren’t so peachy.

I loved this book. It’s whimsical, it’s funny, it’s adorable, and the stuffed animals are alive and talking! With all this and the delightful, often silly, illustrations by Alexis Dormal, kids will eat this one up. This is the first in a series. I can’t wait to see what this mother and son team come up with next.

Highly recommended!

Rating: πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Age Range: 3 – 7 years
Grade Level: Preschool – 2
Hardcover: 28 pages
Publisher: First Second (June 17, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1626720193
ISBN-13: 978-1626720190

I received an advanced review copy of this book from the publisher. This review contains my honest opinions, which I have not been compensated for in any way.

Bedtime Prayers That End with a Hug! by Stephen Elkins

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Bedtime Prayers That End with a Hug! by Stephen Elkins is a beautifully illustrated bedtime devotional for kids ages 3 – 5.

With gentle, calming text and warm, soothing colors, this moving devotional is the perfect way to settle your youngster down at bedtime. Each theme includes a Bible verse, a “snuggle time” application, a “bedtime Bible thought,” and a “my hug-a-bye-prayer,” and ends with “hug! time” between the child and the reader.

It can be challenging to write devotionals for young children. While I would sit down with our girls each night to read from their children’s Bible, I would have loved a book of this nature that shows them how to thank the Lord, think of others, teaches them about self-control and giving, and so many other things that will help them in their Christian journeys.

A padded hardcover,Β Bedtime Prayers That End with a Hug!Β features a presentation page so you can give this as a gift, and has a place at the end for the child to tape or glue a picture of their family to the page so they can remember to pray for them each day. The final page includes special Bible verses to remember.

Highly recommended!

Rating: πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Series: Share-a-Hug!

Hardcover: 168 pages
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (December 25, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1414383541
ISBN-13: 978-1414383545

I received a copy of this book from the publisher as part of the Tyndale Blog Network. This review contains my honest opinions, which I have not been compensated for in any way.

Circle and Square by Sally O Lee

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Sally O. Lee is back with another imaginative, unique creation. When circle meets square, circle is curious if square is always the same: brushing his teeth, bouncing a ball, at bathtime, and in other situations. Square assures circle that he’s always the same no matter what he’s doing. Simple in nature, this story is one of friendship and acceptance. Parents could even use this book as a teaching point for how their love remains constant no matter what happens.

A delightful story coupled with Lee’s adorable artwork is waiting for your young reader inΒ Circle and Square.

Rating: πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Paperback: 34 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 12, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1482676850
ISBN-13: 978-1482676853

I received a free copy of this book from the author. This review contains my honest opinions, for which I have not been compensated in any way.

Fall 2012 Titles from Tiger Tales

Here are the titles I will be reviewing over the next few weeks. All of these are from tiger tales.

I Have a Brother/I Have a Sister by SmiljanaΒ Coh

With All My Heart by Brian Rock

I Want a Pet! by Cathy Morrison

Big Book of My World by Kali Stileman

The Great Nursery Rhyme Disaster and The Great Fairy Tale Disaster by David Conway

About a Bear by Holly Surplice

The Really, Really Big Dinosaur by Richard Byrne

Old MacDonald Had a Farm and One Windy Day by Hannah Wood

It’s Holiday Time by Elizabeth Bennett

I also received ABC Animal Jamboree by Giles Andreae and The Fox in the Dark by Alison Green, but I have already reviewed those. For these and other great tiger tales books, visit them online at http://www.tigertalesbooks.com/