With it being a holiday weekend and one usually spent with family while enjoying the last days of summer, reviewing a children’s picture book seemed like the perfect book review post for today. Different Like Me is written by Xochitl Dixon and illustrated by Bonnie Lui.
First Line Friday | Different Like MeChildren's Fiction, First Line Friday, Picture Book, Writing Spot
Over on Diversity Between the Pages, I join Hoarding Books‘ First Line Friday by highlighting the children’s picture book Different Like Me, written by Xochitl E. Dixon and illustrated by Bonnie Lui.
Reading Wednesday | Jelly Bean BlessingsBookLook, Children's Fiction, Seasons, Writing Spot
Candy Apple Blessings is a favorite book in our house, so when I saw that illustrator Maddie Frost had come out with a new book, I jumped at the chance to review it. Just like Candy Apple Blessings explores the wonders of fall, Jelly Bean Blessings highlights the joys of springtime.
Reading Wednesday | You’re my Little Sweet PeaBookLook, Books Review, Children's Fiction, Writing Spot
You’re my Little Sweet Pea is an adorable board book illustrating just how much a parent loves their little one. With delightful rhyme, it makes the perfect bedtime story for the baby in your life.
Reading Wednesday | When do I Love You?BookLook, Books Review, Children's Fiction, Family, Writing Spot
When do I Love You, illustrated by Marta Cabrol, is a charming twist off the popular children’s book Guess How Much I Love You. Instead of asking how much, this book asks when, or perhaps better, where. From riding in a truck to sailing in a boat, your little one will know that they cannot go any place where your love will not follow.
Reading Wednesday | The Cow said NeighBookLook, Books Review, Children's Fiction
For a fun children’s board book, take a look at The Cow said Neigh: a farm story by Rory Feek. It’s brightly colored pages, illustrated by Bruno Robert, will draw in young readers. Add a few sound effects and this story can make children giggle at its silliness.
Reading Wednesday | Cozy, Snowy CuddlesBookLook, Books Review, Children's Fiction, Seasons, Writing Spot
It may not be popular, but I love it when the weather turns cold. I love wearing fuzzy sweaters, bundling in cozy blankets, and drinking hot chocolate. So when I had a chance to review a book all about winter chilliness, I had to investigate. Cozy, Snowy Cuddles wonderfully captures that cozy winter feeling in a touch-and-feel board book for little readers.
Reading Wednesday | Candy Apple BlessingsBookLook, Books Review, Children's Fiction, Christian Fiction, Holidays, Seasons, Writing Spot
I’m a big fan of Autumn. So when I spotted a children’s book that talked about all the good things about Fall, I couldn’t wait to read it. Candy Apple Blessings, illustrated by Maddie Frost, is a fantastic introduction the wonderfulness found between the months of September to November.
Reading Wednesday|Dinner for DinosBookLook, Books Review, Children's Fiction, Writing Spot
Is dinnertime at your home more like a professional wrestling match? The Dinosaurs are here to help. Dinner for Dinos, illustrated by Ben Whitehouse, is a delightful board book about a group of dinosaurs and their dinner plans.
Reading Wednesday|Mortimer’s First GardenBooks Review, Children's Fiction, God's Character, Seasons, Writing Spot
Here on the edges of Lake Michigan, it seemed forever before the brown of spring gave way to the green of summer. Mortimer the Mouse, felt the same way, too. He longed for green, but was surrounded by so much brown. In Mortimer’s First Garden, by Karma Wilson, Mortimer learns that if he plants his last sunflower seed, it just might grow some green.