The Invisible String – Patrice Karst

Title: The Invisible String Author: Patrice Karst Illustrator: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff (new version), Geoff Stevenson (old version) Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Jeremy and Liza go wake up their mom because they miss someone who’s far away. Their mom explains that everyone’s connected by an invisible string made of love. It can stretch as farContinue reading “The Invisible String – Patrice Karst”

Daisy Darker – Alice Feeney

This is an early release book I got from Book of the Month. It’ll be available on August 30. Title: Daisy Darker Author: Alice Feeney Genre: Thriller Plot: Daisy Darker is the youngest of three girls. She was born with a heart defect. Her family thinks she’s broken because of it. Everyone except her grandma.Continue reading “Daisy Darker – Alice Feeney”

Where The Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak

Title: Where The Wild Things Are Author and Illustrator: Maurice Sendak Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Max causes mischief of a new sort one night. His parents ground him to his room. Once his room, Max’s room starts to disappear and a forest takes its place. Then he finds an ocean and a boat.Continue reading “Where The Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak”

Stellaluna – Janell Cannon

Title: Stellaluna Author and Illustrator: Janell Cannon Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Stellaluna is a baby bat who fell out of her nest one night after an owl attack. She lands in a bird’s nest. The birds accept her only if she forgets how to be a bat and learns to be a bird.Continue reading “Stellaluna – Janell Cannon”

A Dream Within a Dream – Mike Nappa & Melissa Kosci

This is book 3 of the Coffey and Hill series. Title: A Dream Within a Dream Authors: Mike Nappa & Melissa Kosci Genre: Thriller Plot: Samuel Hill has gone missing. Trudi Coffey knows he’s on a mission, but nothing outside of that. An FBI agent, police chief, and a traitor CIA agent all seem toContinue reading “A Dream Within a Dream – Mike Nappa & Melissa Kosci”

The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt

Title: The Day the Crayons Quit Author: Drew Daywalt Illustrator: Oliver Jeffers Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Drew has just received a packet of letters from his crayons. All of the letters are complaints from the different color crayons. Each crayon wants to be used for a different kind of drawing. Both yellow andContinue reading “The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt”

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – Kevin Henkes

Title: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse Author: Kevin Henkes Illustrator: Kevin Henkes Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Lilly loves just about everything, including her baby brother Julius. She’s just gotten a new purple plastic purse. Lilly brings it to school and is showing it off to everyone, and distracting the class, too. So her teacher,Continue reading “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – Kevin Henkes”

Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye – Jenny Ann Fulton

Title: Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye Author: Jenny Ann Fulton Illustrator: Indra Grace Hunter Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Lillian’s parents are taking her to the hospital to visit her grandpa. He’s not going to be around much longer so it’s Lillian’s turn to say goodbye. She’s not sure what that’s all about. SheContinue reading “Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye – Jenny Ann Fulton”

Will You Hold My Story? – Kathy Joy

Title: Will You Hold My Story? Author: Kathy Joy Illustrator: Briana Osaseri Genre: Kid’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Meggi Beth has a story that she carries around on her back. It’s big and heavy and it’s making her tired. She sits down to rest. Meggi Beth calls out to people walking by to see ifContinue reading “Will You Hold My Story? – Kathy Joy”

Guest Post – Amy the Dancing Bear

Title: “Amy the Dancing Bear” Author: Carly Simon Illustrator: Margot Datz Genre: Children’s Books Plot: “Amy the Dancing Bear” is about a little bear who just wants to keep dancing! It is her bedtime, and her mother comes into her room several times and asks her to get ready for bed. Each time, Amy saysContinue reading “Guest Post – Amy the Dancing Bear”

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