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The Giant of Jum

The Giant of Jum

We have such a love of books here at Mom-Spot and we want to continue to bring you fun reads for your kids.  Macmillan has a great new children’s picture book out:  The Giant of Jum. Overview of the story: The Giant of Jum is feeling a bit munchy. “Fee!” he says, and “Fi!” he(…)

New Board Books for Toddlers

New Board Books for Toddlers

Soup Day Now in board book! A young girl and her mother shop to buy ingredients for vegetable soup. At home, they work together―step by step―to prepare the meal. A little later, the family sits down to enjoy a special dinner. Melissa Iwai’s Soup Day celebrates the importance of making a nutritious meal and sharing in the process(…)

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers?

Do Princesses Make Happy Campers? “How come the campfire crackles and roars?” “I think it’s requesting that we make s’mores!” Join our favorite princess as she and her family camp, hike, fish, and bicycle in the great outdoors. Through rain and sunshine, fairy houses and fishing, this happy camper discovers that lots of fresh air(…)

Books That Inspire:  Nina

Books That Inspire: Nina

A stunning picture-book biography of the High Priestess of Soul and one of the greatest voices of the 20th century. With evocative black-and-white illustrations and moving prose, readers are introduced to Nina Simone, jazz-music legend and civil-rights activist. Shared as a lullaby to her daughter, a soulful song recounts Simone’s career, the trials she faced(…)

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Celebrate Frankensteins 200 Year Anniversary In Books

Frankenstein was published on May 11, 1818 and this year, we are celebrating it’s 200th anniversary.  There have been movie adaptions, halloween costumes and so much more generated from what some call, “the first science fiction story.”  Through out the month, we are going to feature children’s books that have Frankenstein, or a parody, as(…)

Book A Day:  Picture Books that Inspire

Book A Day: Picture Books that Inspire

For the month of December, we will be featuring (at least) a book a day leading up to Christmas.  Start a Christmas tradition of reading a new book each day this month until Christmas Eve.  You can get books from the library or pick up new ones to add to your home library while you(…)