Reading Corner

Books About Bedtime

Books About Bedtime

Bedtime can be hard. The kids want to stay up, but they are tired. Mom and Dad just want some downtime. Here are some fun books to read at bedtime about bedtime. Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep By Robin Newman Illustrated by Chris Ewald Hildie Bitterpickles is a witch who needs her sleep. Her quiet(…)

Storytime with Mom

Storytime with Mom

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the amazing moms out there. What a fun day to be the center of attention! Below are some great picture books to share with mothers, grandmothers, kids and the whole family. Special thanks to Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group for sending these along to us. Our review panel loved all(…)

New Picture Books for Kids from Sterling Press

New Picture Books for Kids from Sterling Press

Dance is for Everyone written and illustrated by Andrea Zuill Dancing is for EVERYONE. Even a 450-pound alligator! An alligator dancing ballet? When the reptile takes her place at the barre, Mrs. Iraina and her dancers are very surprised. But since they can’t communicate with the alligator—and she is able to follow along—they just decide(…)

Elly and the Smelly Sneaker

Elly and the Smelly Sneaker

We just love books here at Mom-Spot and enjoy sharing our favorites with you. With how many books come on the market each month, we share with you only those that we deem worthy of your hard earned cash and your time to read them to or with your children. Sterling Children’s Books has a(…)

If You Were Me and Lived In…

If You Were Me and Lived In…

We are continuing to feature the beautiful book series, “If You Were Me and Live In…” by Carole P. Roman. Today, we will take a look at her subject areas of Viking Europe, Renaissance Italy, Ancient Greece, and Ancient China. Learn what kind of food you might eat in Ancient Greece, the clothes you wore(…)

The Secret Subway

The Secret Subway

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway. New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets. That is, until Alfred Ely(…)