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Reviews: Picture Books

Review: The Great Carp Escape by Maddock and Ouano

Although I rarely review children’s picture books anymore, The Great Carp Escape by Maddock and Ouano is worth an exception. Beth and her little brother Paul lived on a large lake and spent their summers on the beach, but they avoided the swampy, muddy area near the weeping willow.  Once they had found a dead […]

Review: Look Inside the Time of Jesus

Sometimes kids find Bible stories difficult to understand because they don’t understand what life was like long ago.  Look Inside the Time of Jesus addresses this problem in an engaging way with colorful illustrations and many intriguing flaps to peek under. Beginning with Jesus’ birth, each two-page spread of this sturdy book illustrates everyday life […]

Review: Guess Who Noah’s Boat by Matt Mitter

This book looked so adorable that I agreed to review it even though I have no little ones of my own anymore. The book itself is as cute as its picture, and is so much fun.  Even the lion’s paws on the front cover flip down to show his face. Guess Who Noah’s Boat is […]

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