Book review and interview with The Honest Toddler blogger Bunmi Laditan about her first picture Book The Big Bed.
Small Things by Mel Tregonning ($22.95, Pajama Press) is one of the most unique picture books I have read in a while. Rather than a story, the pages are made up of multiple cells. Each black and white panel shows... Continue Reading →
Anna is heartbreaking and terrifying, yet highly recommended Thank you, Anna, you pulled me out of my book slump. I was pulled into the story titled Anna by Niccolo Ammaniti (PGC Books, Canongate) by the second paragraph and I didn't... Continue Reading →
Book by Toronto's Sharon Hart-Green follows the story of a Toronto teen in the 1960s and a Hungarian teen during the Second World War Come Back For Me by Sharon Hart-Green ($20, New Jewish Press) tells two stories – teenager... Continue Reading →
I don't usually participate in book tags as my blog is more about reviewing books and interviewing authors, but one of my new favourite bloggers, Rhonda, from The Thankful Heart, asked me to participate in my 5 Top Children's Books... Continue Reading →
“What to do? Many things happen in life. Still, we must be happy.” These are the words that pulled me into Kim Dinan's The Yellow Envelope, One Gift, Three Rules, and a Life-Changing Journey Around the World ($20.76, Raincoast Books,... Continue Reading →
One of my son's favourite picture books is Candy Conspiracy (Carrie Snyder) about a number of children who trick the Juicy Jelly Worm into taking their garden of candy (AKA vegetables) and leave them a kingdom full of candy. The... Continue Reading →
In a letter to her early readers, for which I am proud to say I am one, Toronto author Marissa Stapley writes about how of all the books she has written, her latest Things To Do When It's Raining ($22.99,... Continue Reading →