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Celebrate Kid Inventor’s Day

Celebrate Kid Inventor’s Day

Some of the most ingenious things have been invented by kids. Did you know 15-year-old Chester Greenwood invented earmuffs in 1873? Kids can be quite surprising when it comes to solving problems. Encourage your young inventor with these books: The Kids’ Invention Book The Kids Invention Book takes you step-by-step through the invention process.  Your(…)

Mackenzie Goes Adventuring

Mackenzie Goes Adventuring

Overview of the story: J.L. Baumann’s new book, Mackenzie Goes Adventuring, takes place in the happy town of Snookton.The main character, Mackenzie, decides to take a different path home after school one day. After convincing another friend to adventure with her through the enchanted woods, they soon find out why their teacher told them to(…)

New Chapter Books for Young Readers:  Fairy Animals

New Chapter Books for Young Readers: Fairy Animals

By now the holidays are over and kids are more than likely back in school. Winter weather however has them potentially inside more than out. Keep the busy and give them a break from screen time by providing them with a good book. Our friends at Macmillan have some great new beginner chapter books. Fairy(…)

Science Saturday:  Earth Science Books the Kids Will Love

Science Saturday: Earth Science Books the Kids Will Love

Lonely Planet Kids’ How Animals Build is a beautifully illustrated lift-the-flap hardback that explores the incredible world of animal architects. Children can open flaps and unfold spreads to discover amazing animal homes up high, underground, on land, and under the sea. From spider webs and rabbit warrens, to bird nests and ant colonies, and even coral(…)

Creative Problem Solving with Magical Humor

Creative Problem Solving with Magical Humor

Children’s Book Explores & Encourages Creative Problem Solving with Magical Humor  Welcome to the home of The Treebobs – a magical forest where you can follow the adventures of the treebobs, fairies, witches and neerdowells as they encounter challenges that parallel the very real and important events facing children growing up in our modern world. In The Treebobs(…)

The Rhyme, Laugh & Learn Series

The Rhyme, Laugh & Learn Series

The “Rhyme, Laugh and Learn” series offers readers a journey of fun and laughter through creative rhyme and vibrant illustrations.  The memorable language and whimsical images provide a truly entertaining way to learn, gently absorbing some basic life lessons ~ to be a friend, work hard to succeed, be comfortable with who you are. Jimmy(…)