Thursday, May 23, 2013

"Jade and the Tooth Fairy" by Jacinta Zechariah ~ Book Review

Book description:

A magical tale about a little girl called Jade who stays up to meet the Tooth Fairy and goes to fairyland with her. She is also in for a pleasant surprise when she finds out what happens to all the teeth the Tooth Fairy takes!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

"Sewing a Friendship 2: Magic in Us: The Power of Imagination" by Natalie Tinti {Book Review}

Book Description:

Magic in Us is a sweet, hopeful, energetic story that creates a lively pace and makes reading aloud a pleasure. It's an

inspiration for children to learn and grow into well-rounded individuals, to realize the power of friendship, to learn about

the value of problem solving and discover hidden talents. It told by 10 years old Natalie Tinti who is not only a multi-

awarded talented writer, she is also an amazing artist!

The Power of Imagination (book 1)

When a secret agent dog, Dogon, informed four best friends that Nina has a bad horrible scratch and she won’t be able to

play her musical instruments, they must quickly come and make her feel better. While deciding what to do next, there's a

veritable blizzard of ideas put forth, and the girls have to sift through them all to come up with a plan of action. Together

they create a magical world full of adventures where every obstacle can be overcome with mutual support and joint


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

{Book Review} "Kathryn the Grape's Piece of Love" by Kathryn Cloward

Book Description:

Did you know you are LOVE? Join Kathryn the Grape and her classmates as they connect their puzzle pieces together. Maggie helps Kathryn the Grape get into the flow of her creativity to share about rippling loving kindness. Everyone has a piece to contribute. What is yours? When children read this peace building story, they will learn that we all have a piece to share to creating peace, and that everyone is love!

This story empowers children with personal accountability and responsibility.

~The characters in this story are based on real people.
~$1 from the sale of this book will be donated to Kids for Peace.

{Book Review} "Stuck in the Doldrums: A Lesson in Sharing" by Carole P. Roman

Book Description:

When the wind stops blowing, Captain No Beard and his crew, including First Mate Hallie, Linus the Lion, Fribbet the Frog, Mongo the Monkey and Polly the Parrot, are stuck on a desert island. Maroon with nothing to do, they begin to play and enjoy themselves. However, Captain No Beard has other ideas, bossing his crew around and making playtime cheerless for everyone. Soon, Captain No Beard decides he has had enough and storms off.

When his ship is attacked by a giant squid, he realizes he needs his crew more than ever. Captain No Beard and his crew show young readers that's it's important to cooperate and share your belongings. The crew teaches us that if you want to have friends, then you must be a friend too.