Why a Daughter Needs a Mom #BookReview #whyadaughterneedsamom #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #mothersdaybooks #book @sourcebookskids

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: Based on Gregory Lang's New York Times bestselling original series! The perfect Mother's Day gift, birthday present for moms, or Valentine’s Day book to show why Mom is so special! This new picture book is a touching story to show a child all the ways her mother will help her grow and … Continue reading Why a Daughter Needs a Mom #BookReview #whyadaughterneedsamom #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #mothersdaybooks #book @sourcebookskids

The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: The global ocean is in trouble. This beautiful and important book explores the issues --- and what we can do to help. Though we think of Earth's five oceans as separate and distinct, they are actually a linked system of circulating water that is one single ocean --- the global … Continue reading The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

I Want to Be a Vase #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #kidlit @simonkids #bookworm @glanderco

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Former SNL writer and comedic rising star Julio Torres takes readers on a journey through the lives and intimate dramas of some of the unsung shapes of our time in this picture book inspired by his HBO special My Favorite Shapes. Shapes. You’ve heard of them. You might have even … Continue reading I Want to Be a Vase #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #kidlit @simonkids #bookworm @glanderco

Bloom #BookReview #boardbook #booksfortoddler #toddlersbooks #bloom #childrensbook @simonkids

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the author of Curls and Glow comes a joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls as naturally beautiful in our human garden. those girls bloomthese do too we bloom like flowershow about you? Introduce young readers to the idea of self-love in a simple, … Continue reading Bloom #BookReview #boardbook #booksfortoddler #toddlersbooks #bloom #childrensbook @simonkids

The Great Easter Race! #BookReview #thegreateasterrace @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit

Synopsis from Edelweiss: It's a bright Easter morning, and all of Sesame Street is gathered at the park for the Great Easter Race. Who will win the day? Will it be the turtle, who moves slowly and steadily toward the finish? Or will it be the bunny, who runs faster than thunder, but seems easily … Continue reading The Great Easter Race! #BookReview #thegreateasterrace @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit

Take a Breath #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @simonkids @sujeanie

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: An anxious baby bird who fears he’ll never learn to fly gets a lesson in mindfulness in this funny and sweetly encouraging picture book about believing in yourself. Every morning, the birds are flapping with excitement for their first flight of the day…except for Bob. Bob doesn’t get the whole … Continue reading Take a Breath #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @simonkids @sujeanie

January to March 2022 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #monthlyreads #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. I love having this blog because it keeps all of my book reviews organized. It's costly to renew it yearly. I'm hesitant if I should keep it or not. It's one bill less I don't have to pay if I don't renew but it's definitely sad to say … Continue reading January to March 2022 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #monthlyreads #bookworm

A Home Named Walter #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #ahomenamedwalter @mackidsbooks @ginniehsu @chelseaauthor

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A home named Walter learns how to heal his broken heart after a family he loves moves away in this poignant picture book about loss and renewal. Walter was a happy home. He loved the bustle and warmth of the family that lived with him. But when they move away, his … Continue reading A Home Named Walter #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #ahomenamedwalter @mackidsbooks @ginniehsu @chelseaauthor

I Am Golden #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @evachen212 @mackidsbooks #iamgolden @sophiediao @feiwelfriends

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: This joyful and lyrical picture book from New York Times bestselling author Eva Chen and illustrator Sophie Diao is a moving ode to the immigrant experience, as well as a manifesto of self-love for Chinese American children. What do you see when you look in the mirror, Mei? Do you see … Continue reading I Am Golden #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @evachen212 @mackidsbooks #iamgolden @sophiediao @feiwelfriends

Kitty #BookReview #kitty #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: "Don't worry about a thing," Granny said. "The cat will be just fine." When Granny comes to cat-sit, she anticipates a little work, a few snuggles, and a good night's sleep. What she doesn't expect is CHAOS. After Granny misplaces her glasses, she accidentally lets the cat out…and a raccoon in…a … Continue reading Kitty #BookReview #kitty #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

I Wish Wish Wish for You #BookReview @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #iwishwishwishforyou

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: What do YOU wish for? Celebrate a world of endless possibilities in this special picture book from USA Today bestselling author Sandra Magsamen! Sharing all of the promise life has to offer, this whimsical and heartfelt story captures the magic, wonder, and joy you wish for your child. Written with Sandra Magsamen's … Continue reading I Wish Wish Wish for You #BookReview @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #iwishwishwishforyou

You Are Not Alone #BookReview #picturebooks #kidsbooks #kidlit #childrensbooks #youarenotalone @sourcebookskids @alphabetrockers #bookworm

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: This empathetic and inclusive picture book empowers kids to love themselves and their identities, stand up to hate, and have each others' backs no matter what. When I say something is unfair to me, but it's fair for you, what does that make it?When I meditate, it all gets clear.And if you … Continue reading You Are Not Alone #BookReview #picturebooks #kidsbooks #kidlit #childrensbooks #youarenotalone @sourcebookskids @alphabetrockers #bookworm

Scaredy Squirrel: Has a Birthday Party #BookReview #kidsbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @kidscanpress

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In the fifth book, Scaredy Squirrel plans his own birthday and surprise!… things get very crowded. Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one - but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive. He's back! Scaredy Squirrel, the loveable worrywart, returns … Continue reading Scaredy Squirrel: Has a Birthday Party #BookReview #kidsbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @kidscanpress

Where is Bina Bear? #BookReview #whereisbinabear #picturebook #kidlit #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Mike Curato's funny, poignant picture book Where Is Bina Bear?, a little rabbit throws a party—but can't find best friend Bina Bear anywhere! Tiny is having a party, but Bina Bear is nowhere to be found. Is that Bina hiding under a lampshade? It looks like Bina . . . … Continue reading Where is Bina Bear? #BookReview #whereisbinabear #picturebook #kidlit #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Can You See Me? #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @kidscanpress #bookworm #canyouseeme

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: For kids starting to think about their place in the world, here's a unique look at point of view. Being small --- or big --- is not always what we think it is! We all know which things are big, and which are small, right? Buildings, streets, cities: big. Paper … Continue reading Can You See Me? #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @kidscanpress #bookworm #canyouseeme

Friends Are Friends, Forever #BookReview #friendsarefriendsforever #asianlit #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @henryholt @mackidsbooks @daneliuwrites

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A picture book based on the author's own immigration story, the infinite impact of friendship, and passing on love and kindness around the world. On a snowy Lunar New Year’s Eve in Northeastern China, it’s Dandan’s last night with Yueyue. Tomorrow, she moves to America. The two best friends have a … Continue reading Friends Are Friends, Forever #BookReview #friendsarefriendsforever #asianlit #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @henryholt @mackidsbooks @daneliuwrites

Art is Everywhere #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #artiseverywhere #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: This is the story of Andy Warhol—and how his pop art took the world by storm. From drawing shoes for a shoe company to his Campbell's Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe prints, Andy made art out of the everyday. People claimed Andy's art wasn't real art, but that didn't stop him … Continue reading Art is Everywhere #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #artiseverywhere #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt

‘T Was The Night Before Christmas #BookReview #PICTUREBOOK #CHILDRENSBOOK #CHRISTMASBOOK #KIDSBOOK #KIDLIT #BOOKWORM @CANDLEWICK

Synopsis from Candlewick Press: Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . . P.J. Lynch brings his rich and atmospheric art to the well-loved holiday poem. Children will pore over every cozy detail in these warm, sweeping watercolor illustrations—from snug mice to stockings hung by the chimney with care to toys … Continue reading ‘T Was The Night Before Christmas #BookReview #PICTUREBOOK #CHILDRENSBOOK #CHRISTMASBOOK #KIDSBOOK #KIDLIT #BOOKWORM @CANDLEWICK

December 2021 Wrap-Up & New Car

Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a happy year end. Mine was eventful. My family visited my parents in Florida and we eat a lot everyday. My mom cooks well. My family also upgraded our car. It's time really and such a change that is. We traded in our old sedan car, 2008 Toyota Avalon … Continue reading December 2021 Wrap-Up & New Car

An Earth-Bot’s Solution to Plastic Pollution #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #anearthbotssolutiontoplasticpollution @kidscanpress @russellayto #bookworm

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In his signature quirky style, Russell Ayto takes on plastic pollution with this story about a video game-loving boy named Neo and some unexpected aquatic visitors who need his help. Neo lives next to the ocean, where there's a big plastic pollution problem. But Neo doesn't notice. He's too busy … Continue reading An Earth-Bot’s Solution to Plastic Pollution #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #anearthbotssolutiontoplasticpollution @kidscanpress @russellayto #bookworm

My Years in Books! #goodreadschallenge #readingchallenge #bookworm #yearinbooks #books

Hi Everyone! Hope you all are enjoying the last few days of 2021!! I love looking at my reading from year over year on Goodreads these days so I decided to blog about it. These two and a half years I don't go to work but it doesn't look like I read more than when … Continue reading My Years in Books! #goodreadschallenge #readingchallenge #bookworm #yearinbooks #books

Pick a Pine Tree #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #christmasbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @candlewick @patriciatoht

Synopsis from Candlewick Press: Part of the magic of the Christmas season stems from the traditions that families and friends take part in every year: hanging up stockings; putting lights in the windows; and, one of the most important of all, picking out and taking home the Christmas tree. With style and warmth, debut author … Continue reading Pick a Pine Tree #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #christmasbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @candlewick @patriciatoht

Awake #BookReview #awake #picturebook #childrensbook @mackidsbooks #bookworm #kidsbooks #kidlit @magsderoma

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In a big, big cityon a busy streetat the tipity-top of a tall buildinglives a girl. One night, after a story,a snuggle,and one last sip of water,she was getting sleepy…when out of the corner of her eye… \ () ////(__)\ SPIDER The girl was no longer sleepy. Now, she was…AWAKE. In … Continue reading Awake #BookReview #awake #picturebook #childrensbook @mackidsbooks #bookworm #kidsbooks #kidlit @magsderoma

November 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #picturebooks

Hi Everyone! Hope your November was great. I read a total of 44 books but the whole month I thought I was having the reading and blog posting slump! Book review slump was true because I caught up on the last day by writing 3 reviews. The above picture consisted of books where I read … Continue reading November 2021 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #bookworm #picturebooks

My Favorite Color is Green #BookReview #workbook #activitybook #interactivebook #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm #myfavoritecoloractivitybook @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that the best of all colors is green. That’s right, green is the most beautiful and delightful. Everyone agrees. And so we made this activity book, celebrating the greatest color of all. Packed with fun activities like mazes, one-color coloring, spot-the-difference, creative writing prompts, drawing … Continue reading My Favorite Color is Green #BookReview #workbook #activitybook #interactivebook #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm #myfavoritecoloractivitybook @odddotbooks @mackidsbooks

What Does it Mean to Be Green? #BookReview @ranadiorio @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensnonfiction #kidsnonfiction #bookworm #whatdoesitmeantobegreen

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: Discover all the ways that children can help protect the Earth and its precious resources in this brand new edition of the empowering and award-winning What Does It Mean to Be Green! Features all new artwork and updated facts, tips, and more What does it really mean to be green? The answers … Continue reading What Does it Mean to Be Green? #BookReview @ranadiorio @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensnonfiction #kidsnonfiction #bookworm #whatdoesitmeantobegreen

Human Journey #BookReview #humanjourney #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm #childrensnonfiction @harper360

Synopsis from HarperCollins: Join TV biological anthropologist Professor Alice Roberts on a fascinating non-fiction journey to discover the secrets of our past, in this dramatic retelling of our human journey for children aged 7+ years. Adults who love Who Do You Think You Are? will enjoy reading and sharing this book with young ones. Reach … Continue reading Human Journey #BookReview #humanjourney #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm #childrensnonfiction @harper360

October 2021 Wrap-Up #monthlywrapup #readingwrapup #wrapup #bookworm #bookblogger #bookreview @littlebrown @mackidsbooks @getunderlined @harper360 @atriamysterybus

Hi Everyone! Happy November! I can’t believe it. We are almost going to welcome 2022. It sounds so futuristic somehow. Last month I read a whopping 32 books! It sounds huge but I mostly read picture books for my toddler using Amazon kindle unlimited. Amazon is giving me a great deal, 3 months subscription for … Continue reading October 2021 Wrap-Up #monthlywrapup #readingwrapup #wrapup #bookworm #bookblogger #bookreview @littlebrown @mackidsbooks @getunderlined @harper360 @atriamysterybus

Oh No! The Talent Show #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks @evachen212 @feiwelfriends

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Roxy the Unisaurus Rex Presents: Oh No! The Talent Show, Instagram superstar and New York Timesbestselling author of Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes Eva Chen sends readers on a second adventure of self-discovery alongside Roxy and her friends, vibrantly brought to life by Matthew Rivera's rainbow watercolors. Come one, … Continue reading Oh No! The Talent Show #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks @evachen212 @feiwelfriends

Books and School Fundraising Holiday Gift Guides @scholastic @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond @knopfbfyr #bookworm #books #kidsbooks #childrensbooks #mglit #giftguides

Hi Everyone! If your kids are in school, you may have seen these holiday gift guides of books they are bringing home to sell. It’s one way for the school to do fundraising. My son brought home 3 different magazines. As I browse through, I get excited to see the books listed on there versus … Continue reading Books and School Fundraising Holiday Gift Guides @scholastic @mackidsbooks @01firstsecond @knopfbfyr #bookworm #books #kidsbooks #childrensbooks #mglit #giftguides