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Max Plays a Game of “Cat and Bird” in New Picture Book Adventure

Max Plays a Game of “Cat and Bird” in New Picture Book Adventure

Introduction from the publisher When Max meets Bird, Max think’s he’d like to be friends with Bird. He would also like to chase Bird and maybe eat him as a tasty snack. But that’s not what friendship is about…is it? With the same loveable character and bright, graphic illustrations as Max the Brave and Max(…)

Inspiring a Love of Reading Together with Science and Math

Inspiring a Love of Reading Together with Science and Math

We present a lot of books here at Mom-Spot as we have a passion for literacy as well as STEM.  Today, we wanted to introduce you to one of our favorite publishers as they share the same passion – Arbordale Press.  They are on a mission to inspire a love of reading together with science(…)

Blog Book Tour:  Lonestar

Blog Book Tour: Lonestar

Welcome to the Lonestars blog tour. We received a copy of the book in exchange for our review and posting. This is a great sports read for the middle school student. A nice storyline and plenty of sports action that also addresses the issue of concussions from playing. A superb read that imparts a valuable(…)

Billie’s At It Again in New Adventures

Billie’s At It Again in New Adventures

We first introduced you to Billie back in December of 2016.  Her first four books took us on adventures in the desert, underwater, in the jungle and at the yummy bakery.  Billie is at it again in two new adventures this time taking us to outer space and the animal hospital. When Billie B. Brown(…)

Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams How does a fastidious old man with bowler, umbrella, suspenders, and a Salvador Dali mustache come to live on a deserted island? How does a boy come to live alone in an apparently deserted city? Are they separated by distance or by time? Does the man dream the boy? Does the boy(…)

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Books for Budding Environmentalists

Here’s our roundup of books for budding environmentalists who celebrate our lovely planet and think about how we can protect it! Pedal Power – How One Community Became the Bicycle Capital of the World Cycling rules the road in Amsterdam today, but that wasn’t always the case. In the 1970’s, Amsterdam was so crowded with(…)