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WEEKEND LINKS- Great Links, Reads and Activities to #ReadYourWorld

Welcome to Weekend Links! As one of the co-founders of Multicultural Children’s Book Day and I pleased to share that planning for the 2016 event is well under way! We are working like busy little bees to update the MCCBD website, add new book-inspired events like our upcoming Classroom Reading Challenge (more details later on… Read More WEEKEND LINKS- Great Links, Reads and Activities to #ReadYourWorld

A Year in the Secret Garden, book review

Secret Garden Wednesday: Sticky Toffee Pudding

Happy Secret Garden Wednesday !!! Every Secret Garden Wednesday readers can drop by & find new and special happenings in the Secret Garden. There will be crafts, great food, fun and laughter. Last week was filled, and I mean filled, with ice, sleet… and finally a big dose of wonderful snow. Once the snow hit and… Read More Secret Garden Wednesday: Sticky Toffee Pudding

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Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy and Crystalized Ice Heart Activity

Ophelia and The Marvelous Boy book review and activity: This modern-day fairy tale is a revisit to Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen.” Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy is a mysterious story which takes place in a museum. Ophelia Jane Worthington-Whittard is an unlikely heroine who doesn’t believe in anything except if it can be… Read More Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy and Crystalized Ice Heart Activity

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Penguin Cha Cha by Kristi Valiant: Book Review from Hannah Rials

“They may look like normal waddling, toddling penguins….but Julia has discovers their secret.” * Penguin Cha Cha shares the fun and vibrant story of a determined girl named Julia as she tries to join in the fun of a mischevious group of dancing penguins. Set in Romping Chomping Park and Zoo, author/illustrator Kristi Valiant creates… Read More Penguin Cha Cha by Kristi Valiant: Book Review from Hannah Rials

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Otto & the Grand Prix Bees-Kip Noschese Bookjump and Review

Kip Noschese’s beautifully illustrated story introduces readers to a funny friendship, a wicked race car and an important lesson. The reality is, we all have our fears. Personally, I’m petrified of sharks even though I live no where near the ocean. However, I don’t think I’ll ever befriend a shark, no matter the situation. In… Read More Otto & the Grand Prix Bees-Kip Noschese Bookjump and Review

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KiteReader Author Donna Davies and All Hallow’s Eve Press Review & Giveaway

  Donna Davies, the Halloween Queen, channels her love of this haunting holiday into her charming, comical children’s books. She has released six books, including a coloring book, that all center around the legends of All Hallow’s Eve. Ms. Davies is a staunch supporter of local libraries and historical societies, she serves as President of… Read More KiteReader Author Donna Davies and All Hallow’s Eve Press Review & Giveaway