Product Reviews

Sukey’s Circle! Volume 3

Sukey’s Circle! Volume 3

Fans of award-winning children’s entertainer Sukey Molloy’s televised videos on BabyFirst can look forward to the July 30 release of Sukey’s Circle! Vol. 3:  Mini Shows, a bilingual DVD comprised of all 15 of Sukey’s made-for-TV mini episodes. We loved this DVD because each episode is presented in both English and Spanish and is heart-warming(…)

Amazing Matilda – Review and Giveaway

Amazing Matilda – Review and Giveaway

  We have been blessed this summer by getting to read so many amazing books and meeting a lot of fantastic children’s authors.  Bette Stevens recently sent us a copy of her book, Amazing Matilda:  A Monarch’s Tale that inspires kids to meet challenges with patience and persistence. Matilda becomes discouraged when she is not(…)

Recess Music Helps Kids Deliver a ‘Gratitude Attitude’

Recess Music Helps Kids Deliver a ‘Gratitude Attitude’

“Someone Else’s Shoes gathers 15 tracks from some of the most talented artists in children’s music.  The wide-ranging and contrasting styles offer lessons in empathy, friendship, and understanding differences.” — 2012 Parents’ Choice Gold Award review of Recess Music’sSomeone Else’s Shoes. “Rock and Share: That’s the message your kids will get from Recess Music’s compilation CD SHARE!  The album features(…)

Only Children Hear Me – Book Review and Giveaway

Only Children Hear Me – Book Review and Giveaway

Book Introduction – Dear Kids: Hi, I’m Jake. Yes, I’m a dog, but I’m definitely not ordinary! I’d like to be your friend and help you whenever you need me. I can give you advice about anything that’s bothering you, because I have a special gift: I can talk to children. My special job is(…)

Here Come the Humpbacks!

Here Come the Humpbacks!

  We’ve been diving head first into a ton of books this summer and connected with a lot of authors, this time, we’ve been sent a stunning book by illustrator Jamie Hogan. DESCRIPTION The migration of a most majestic mammal. In this latest book by acclaimed science writer April Pulley Sayre, young readers follow along(…)

DemiChat and the Kent Street Mystery: Book Review and Giveaway

  Even though there is no school in the summer doesn’t mean reading stops in our house.  I actually think more gets read because we don’t have to schedule around so many extra school activities and homework. Toni Brisland recently sent us a copy of her book, DemiChat to check out.  This rollicking adventure is(…)