Picture Book Review: “My Mom the Fairy”

When Daisy, the pet dog-turned-unicorn spills the last of the Fizzle Flakes, Sage finds out there’s more to her mom than meets the eye! “My Mom the Fairy” is an enchanted adventure to the land of Fizzle Valley where Sage and her mom go on the hunt for more of these magical flakes. Why are Fizzle Flakes so important? Well, if you’re a part-time tooth fairy, these flakes are a necessary part of the job!

Picture Book Review: Rosalee the Seeker

“Rosalee the Seeker: A Sensory Processing Disorder Story” written and illustrated by Nicole Filippone is an empowering story of a little girl with a heart as pure as gold and an endless supply of enthusiasm. Rosalee is expressive and passionate about the things she enjoys, thing like drawing and creating, singing and playing. Sometimes she does things she’s not supposed to do – but, “not on purpose!” Rosalee has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), and that means she just needs a little bit of help learning certain things, like personal space and organizing herself and her belongings. When Rosalee starts seeing Ms. Kat she learns so many things that help her get the sensory stimulation she needs – and this makes all the difference for Rosalee!

Picture Book Review: The Adventures of Lula & Buso: A Splash at Victoria Falls

“A Splash at Victoria Falls” is the first book in The Adventures of Lula and Buso by the brother and sister team of Mubuso Zamchiya and Mudiwa Zamchiya. In this debut adventure Lula and Buso travel with Baba, their daddy, to Victoria Falls. While Baba is working he arranges a guided tour for Lula and Buso to visit the Livingstone Museum and Victoria Falls.

Picture Book Review: Lazlo Learns Recorder

“Lazlo Learns Recorder” by Vicky Weber is a fun story about friendship, being a new kid at school and music! With step-by-step instructions on how to play the recorder, elementary school students will love this interactive tale!

Picture Book Review: “Numenia and the Hurricane”

“Numenia and the Hurricane” is a STUNNING book with a captivating storyline, gorgeous illustrations and a tiny whimbrel who will steal your heart forever. Inspired by a true story, young and not-so-young readers alike will be mesmerized by this brave and determined little bird. It’s a story I won’t soon forget, and I can’t recommend it highly enough.

Picture Book Review: Abigail and the Sea Otter

“Abigail and the Sea Otter” is the first book in Jeff Fabian’s Abigail on an Adventure series. In this story Abigail and her friend the sea otter, embark on a magical adventure to the beach, Abigail in her kayak and the sea otter swimming alongside. On their journey they experience nature in all its marvel from spotting different animals to climbing a sand dune and playing on the beach, simply enjoying the day together.

Picture Book Review: Punk the Skunk Learns to Say Sorry

Punk the Skunk Learns to Say Sorry is the spectacular debut book in the new Punk and Friends series by Misty Black. Punk liked making his friends laugh. The more they laughed the more pranks Punk would play, teasing and joking and just being funny. At least, that’s what Punk thought. But one day, his friends decide Punk is not so funny anymore. In fact, Punk is just being a bully!

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Review: Celebrate

“Celebrate” is a one of a kind book that celebrates love! Told in sweet, lyrical rhythms, it’s a joyous, happy occasion that invite the readers to become a part of and join in the celebration. But, a wedding is not just a big party and young readers will enjoy learning all the different aspects that go into a couple creating a life together.

Multicultural Children’s Book Day Review: Priya Dreams of Marigolds and Masala

Like the warm and cozy tone of the pages, “Priya Dreams of Marigolds & Masala” is an inviting, inspirational message to kids of all colors, backgrounds, genders, religious and spiritual beliefs, etc. to embrace all of the things that make us unique, amazing individuals.

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