The Bad Guys

  The Bad Guys By:  Aaron Blabey I just discovered a hilarious chapter book series the other day.  I couldn’t stop laughing.  The text and the illustrations work together very well.  This great series is called THE BAD GUYS by Nick Blabey. Mr. Wolf is the leader of the group.  He recruits Mr. Piranha, Mr. […]

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Please Please the Bees

  Please Please the Bees By:  Gerald Kelley I love bees!  They pollinate plants to help grow the fruits and vegetables we love.  If you love bees as much as I do, you will want to read PLEASE PLEASE THE BEES by Gerald Kelly. Benedict the bear has a very sweet life.  He enjoys eating […]

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Skyfishing

  Skyfishing (A Grand Tale with Grandpa) By:  Gideon Sterer This stunningly beautiful picture book captivated my attention.  A grandfather with a passion for fishing moves to the city to live with his family.  He soon realizes that there is nowhere to fish in the city.   This is where his imaginative granddaughter comes into the […]

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Be Quiet!

Be Quiet! By:  Ryan T. Higgins   Ryan Higgins (author of Mother Bruce) has done it again with this hilarious picture book.  Rupert the Mouse wants to create a wordless picture book because they are very “artistic”.  It sounds like a simple idea, but then things start to go horribly wrong.  His two talkative sidekicks […]

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Duke

Duke By:  Kirby Larson Newbery Honor-winning author Kirby Larson (Hattie Big Sky 2007) has crafted a timeless tale for dog lovers.  It is 1944 and World War II is in full swing.  Fifth-grader Hobie Hanson lives in America and he is coping with wartime complications like everyone else.  His father is a B-24 bomber pilot […]

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