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Saturday Morning For Kids #BookReview

Over the last couple of weeks I have been able to read to my granddaughter (I am homeschooling her) and occasionally her brother. We have enjoyed a variety of books, many with or about animals. I have included their comments or reactions where possible. All of these books were provided by the publisher upon request. The rating and opinions shared are our own.

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Saturday Morning For Kids, Winter and Christmas Stories Part #2

This is the rest of winter or Christmas books that I read with my grandkids when they came over to help me decorate my tree. I also snuck in one from Thanksgiving. Overall this was a wonderful group of books that I would recommend to public libraries, family libraries and schools. Where appropriate, I added my grandchildren’s thoughts and comments. All these books were provided by Netgalley upon request. The ratings and opinions shared are my own. Continue reading “Saturday Morning For Kids, Winter and Christmas Stories Part #2”

Saturday Morning For Kids, Winter and Christmas Stories Part #1

This is a group of winter or Christmas books that I read with my grandkids when they came over to help me decorate my tree. Overall this was a wonderful group of books that I would recommend to public libraries, family libraries and schools. Where appropriate, I added my grandchildren’s thoughts and comments. All these books were provided by Netgalley upon request. The ratings and opinions shared are my own.

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Picture Books Mini-Reviews, #BookReviews

I had a few visits with the grandchildren before we went back into partial lockdown and used some of that time to read together. We enjoyed it and found a few new favourites. All these books were provided through Netgalley upon request. The ratings and opinions shared are ours. Continue reading “Picture Books Mini-Reviews, #BookReviews”

Children’s Books Showcasing Family & Celebrating Family Love #BookReviews

With lockdown restrictions easing somewhat, my DIL went to visit some friends for the weekend. I was lucky enough to have my two oldest grandchildren sleep over. They love books and reading. We read several books over the two days they were with me, and these are some that deal with family and family relationships. All were provided to me upon request. The ratings and opinions are mine and theirs. Continue reading “Children’s Books Showcasing Family & Celebrating Family Love #BookReviews”

Children’s Bedtime Stories: Good Night, Sleep Tight; The Lullaby Monsters; I’m Going to Give You a Polar Bear Hug!; Night Night, Pumpkin #BookReviews

With lockdown restrictions easing somewhat, my DIL went to visit some friends for the weekend. I was lucky enough to have my two oldest grandchildren sleep over. Bedtime rituals are important, and bedtime stories are a huge part of that. We read several books over the two days they were with me, but these are a few we read at bedtime. All were provided to me upon request. The ratings and opinions are mine and theirs. Continue reading “Children’s Bedtime Stories: Good Night, Sleep Tight; The Lullaby Monsters; I’m Going to Give You a Polar Bear Hug!; Night Night, Pumpkin #BookReviews”

Early Reader Chapter Books #BookReviews

I have enjoy reading with and to my grandson. Now that he is able to read some things on his own, early chapter books give us the opportunity to read together, taking turns, even though he prefers me to read to him. These three books are all part of the Epic Originals published by Andrew McMeel Publishing. All were provided through Netgalley at my request. The ratings and opinions shared are mine and my grandchildren’s. Continue reading “Early Reader Chapter Books #BookReviews”

Mini-Reviews of Children’s Books, #BookReviews

Last weekend, I had my grandchildren over for a couple of days. We did a lot of reading together and I am reviewing 6 of them. Of course, I have included their thoughts and comments within the reviews, where applicable. All of these books were provided through Netgalley upon request. The rating and opinions shared are our own. Continue reading “Mini-Reviews of Children’s Books, #BookReviews”

Saturday Evening For Kids (August 22, 2020), #BookReviews, #Mini-Reviews

This meme was started by Rae Longest at Powerful Women Readers. As I am a grandmother, who loves to read to her grandchildren, a mother who loved to read to and with her children, and a retired teacher librarian, this meme really attracted me. If you love children’s books, or have a favourite from your childhood, join us in introducing them to a new generation of readers. Feel free to use my logo above, but link back to my post as well. Continue reading “Saturday Evening For Kids (August 22, 2020), #BookReviews, #Mini-Reviews”

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