1 2 3 by Tom Slaughter

Stars: **** I received this book for review from Tundra Books. Along the same lines as Eats! And Over Under is 1 2 3. NOTE: I reviewed the board book version and picture to the left is of full size version but the stories are the same This book shows numbers 1-10 in very simple… Read More »

Ready for Summer and Ready for Autumn by Marthe Jocelyn (Board Books)

Stars: *** I received these two books for review from Tundra Books. These books are two in a set of four about the four seasons. These books are illustrated by Marthe Jocelyn using a collage technique of colours, textures and patterns cut out and laid on top of each other to make clothing suitable for… Read More »

Camping Week: Day Three

Well it’s day three now, everyone’s settled and having a great time. Swimming, hiking, crafts, campfires and more. After today’s review you’ll find review of camping non-fiction by other people. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~When We Go Camping by Margriet RuursStars: ****1/2 I received a copy of this book from Tundra Books for review. This is a beautiful story… Read More »

The Boy From Earth by Richard Scrimger

Stars: **** Tundra Books published this book but I did not receive it as a review book. I just picked it up on my own. It was read for the Canadian Book challenge. It’s actually also the 4th in a series of which I haven’t read any of the first three. Oh well I like… Read More »

Swimming in the Monsoon Sea by Shyam Selvadurai

Stars: ***** I received a copy of this book to review from Tundra Books back in the Fall but it slipped into the back burner of books to read. Now that I’ve read it, I wish I had read it sooner! I’m counting it towards the Book Around the World and Young Adult Challenges too.… Read More »

Sweet! The Delicious Story of Candy by Ann Love & Jane Drake

Stars: **** I’m giving this book the Tundra Books tag because it’s from that publisher but I didn’t receive this for review, I just found it at the library. With adorable illustrations by Claudia Davila this book tells the history of how candy came to be. From ancient marshmallows (circa 2000 B.C.) to Jelly Belly’s… Read More »

Even Higher by Richard Ungar

Stars: **** I received this book for review from Tundra Books. The story of the town’s Rabbi who mysteriously disappears the day before Rosh Hashanah every year. The villagers think he must be soaring up to heaven to beg forgiveness for the sins of the townspeople, but is he? Young Reuven and his friends aren’t… Read More »