Good Night Hanukkah is a perfectly detailed look in the board book format of the Festive of Lights. And while aimed at the baby to about four-years-old, anyone can appreciate it. Adam Gamble and Mark Jasper created a book that is highlighting each of the family’s personal celebrations. We see the special foods, songs, the Menorah, games played, gift giving and the meaning behind the celebration on every page. Katherine Blackmore’s illustrations bring it all to life with lovely colorful illustrations. From playing the Dreidel […]
The Most Wonderful Gift in the World by Mark Sperring is a cute story about the true meaning of the holiday of Christmas, even if it also has secular elements and deals with Santa as well. Our friends, Esme and Bear, are excited for Christmas and their gifts. When they see the last gift, however, it is not for either of them; but for someone else. Bear wants to open it, but Esme says that the recipient, Little Bunny Boo-Boo, needs her gift, too. So off […]
The Easter Surprise is Jennifer and John Churchman’s fifth book in the Sweet Pea series. If you like quaint stories about talking animals, you will like Sweet Pea and the barnyard family. This time our little animal friends go on a mysterious hunt to find out what surprise Sweet Pea has in store for a baby bunny called, Fern. Along the way, Fern, runs into her friends and keep finding these lovely colored eggs with images of the farm animals on them. And who is […]
When you have two books that are 14 and 18 pages long, you really cannot write a 250-word review for each one, even with a creative writing background and know how to be flowery! Therefore, a combination review: I am not a Valentine’s gal. I like Chinese New Years instead. I do not go “all out,” but like some traditions. In DK Publishing’s Baby’s First Chinese New Year we have an easy introduction. Normally I would not count this a book, as there is not a […]
A big THANK YOU to Sistercoyote for these awesome books! These are first up on my to-read for 2019!