Vocabulary building has never been so adorable and fun! Squirrel Superhighway by Anna C. Morrison is a wonderful new addition to her other titles for pre-readers and early readers. Repetitive words and repeated sounds are blended together in this charming story about Duke, a dog who wishes to be a squirrel. As Duke watches the squirrel superhighway working above him, he wonders how he can best help the squirrels gather their nuts.
In addition to a wonderful story, the beautiful artwork by Vanda Lavar will keep readers eagerly turning the pages to see what antics these animals are up to next. I loved the sweet ending and the closing illustration.
Morrison has certainly found her niche. I look forward to reading more of her work.
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Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing; large type edition edition (November 28, 2016)
I received a copy of this book from the author through Pump Up Your Book. This review contains my honest opinions, which I have not been compensated for in any way.
Mother Daughter Book Reviews is pleased to be coordinating a Book Blast for the newly-released board book, “This Little President: A Presidential Primer” by Joan Holub and Daniel Roode.
About the Book
Title: This Little President: A Presidential Primer | Author: Joan Holub | Illustrator: Daniel Roode | Publication Date: January 12, 2016 | Publisher: Little Simon | Pages: 26 | Recommended Ages: 2 to 6
A board book primer on presidents
Learn about the US presidents with this bright and playful board book! Highlighting ten of the most memorable presidents—and featuring all forty-four on the last page—parents and little leaders-in-training alike will love sharing this fun primer full of age-appropriate facts, leadership skills, and White House history.
Leading our country.
Helping you and me.
Keeping all fifty states
safe, happy, and free.
Little presidents have a great big job.
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About the Author: Joan Holub
Joan Holub is the author of 140+ books for children including the Mini Myths series of 8 board books: Be Careful, Icarus!, Brush Your Hair, Medusa!, Make A Wish Midas! Joan also authored the acclaimed picture books Little Red Writing, The Knights Before Christmas, and Mighty Dads, a New York Times bestseller. Joan also co-authors (with Suzanne Williams) three series: Goddess Girls (ages 8-12, Greek mythology with a middle school twist), Grimmtastic Girls (for ages 8-12, fairy tale adventure with a middle school twist), and Heroes in Training (ages 6-11, Greek mythology adventure chapter books).
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Horace and Hattie are hedgehogs, and the very best of friends. Together, they make daisy chains, splash in puddles, and have tea parties. But there is one thing they can’t do—hug! They are just too spiky. Throughout the seasons, these two hedgehogs will try many different ways to hug. But will Horace and Hattie find a hug that feels just right?
STEVE WILSON AND LUCY TAPPER are the husband-and-wife team behind hedgehogs Horace and Hattie and their debut picture book, Hedgehugs.
Age Range: 2 – 6 years
Hardcover: 30 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR); Brdbk edition (December 15, 2015)
Pre-order here for a December release!
I received a large box of books last week. Check out my new arrivals.
I’ve been falling asleep early lately. Guess my body is gearing up for that major surgery next month.
But never fear, new reviews are on the way. Here are some books I’ll be reviewing soon:
My Friend Merlin by Joanne Lecuyer,
ItGirl4Life by Tamara Branch,
Ella’s Toys and Danza’s Message by Karen Kilpatrick.
Keep checking in for more updates.
The L.A. Times announced on December 17th that Norman Bridwell, author and illustrator of the Clifford the Big Red Dog series passed away. I can’t imagine any kid I know not owning at least one Clifford book. Even though my girls are older now, I’m sure I have a few Clifford books lying around here.
Two more Clifford books are slated for release in 2015: “Clifford Goes to Kindergarten” in May and “Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah” in October.
Bridwell was 86.
You can read the entire article at http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-norman-bridwell-20141218-story.html
These books arrived unsolicited from the publisher this week. I don’t have time to review them, but I wanted to make mention of them because Liesbet Slegers is one of my favorite authors for this age group.
Is bunny playing on the swings all by himself? And who is gliding down the slide? This playful, interactive book offers a surprise on every page, inviting children to slide the flap to look at a whole new picture. A delightful little book in which toddlers can look and move to find the hidden pictures at the playground.
Is the pilot flying all alone in his plane? And will the fast car win the race? A delightful little book in which toddlers can look and move to find the hidden pictures. The unique extending system in this playful, interactive book offers a surprise on every page, inviting children to slide the flap to look at a whole new picture.
It’s a nice day today. I put on my bib and eat breakfast. Yummy. Then I go and play. I also take a bath today. I wash myself and play with my boat. Then it’s time for bed. An ideal book for babies, toddlers and preschoolers to learn all about what happens in a day.
How fun the four seasons are! In winter I love to play in the snow and in spring beautiful blossoms grow on the trees. In summer the sun shines nice and warm and in fall I love to jump in the puddles. Everything about the seasons of the year that toddlers and preschoolers would want to (and need to) know. Filled with recognizable pictures, these books stimulate the language development of young children. Printed on thick and sturdy paper, with round corners and a soft quilted cover, it makes a sturdy and delightful gift.