Book, Music & Movie Reviews

The Big Bed childrens book

Canadian blogger Bunmi Laditan, who is behind the wildly popular “Honest Toddler” Twitter feed has written her first picture book titled “The Big Bed.” A common dilemma for most parents at some point is when their child wants to sleep in mommy and daddy’s bed. Bunmi Laditan “The Big Bed” is a humorous story about just that, but with a twist. An intelligent little girl...[Read More]

Raincoast

Easter is merely three weeks away. I want to share with you some of the new Easter Books for kids from RainCoast Books that we have added to my daughter’s Easter book collection. It’s not surprising that the Easter holiday has inspired some great children’s books over the years. We hope you’ll enjoy our suggestions and maybe add one or all of these Easter Books to your kids...[Read More]

sometimes you fly

Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate ; illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt is one of my new favorite children’s book. It ranks right up there with my favorite children’s book ” Love you Forever” by Robert Munsch.  Beginning with a first birthday, the scenes in “Sometimes You Fly” travel through childhood triumphs and milestones, leading to graduation. Th...[Read More]

Book Outlet

With Easter just around the corner, there is no better gift than a book for you special little one. We have a large selection of fun springtime books already, but I wanted to add a few more to my daughter’s collection. When it comes to children’s books, I normally purchase books from Amazon, Chapters or Scholastic Canada’s school book orders. However, I was recently introduced to Book ...[Read More]

Children’s Books about Easter and Spring

It sure doesn’t feel like Spring yet here in Canada, but that hasn’t stopped us from enjoying some children’s books about Easter and Spring from Scholastic Canada. We hope you’ll enjoy these Children’s Books about Easter and Spring as much as we do. The new baby calf has a bestseller since it was first published in 1984. I remember reading this book countless times to my ol...[Read More]

Princesses (Make it Now!) Press Out and Play

Today’s memory was sparked as I watched my daughter play with paper dolls. In the story of my childhood, paper dolls held a special place. I would save my money to get the ones I so longed for. Their simple nature allowed me to create an entire world, while playing quietly by myself. If you grew up in the seventies, chances are you remember paper dolls as fondly as I do. So many of today’s t...[Read More]

winter books for kids

Winter has here in Ontario. I don’t know about you but one of the first things that comes to my mind when winter hits is cuddling up under the blankets with a good book. So, I thought I would share two new winter themed books for children that we have added to our winter themed book collection. Both books from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers address how certain animals adap...[Read More]

A World of Cookies for Santa

Christmas is celebrated in countries all over the world, but we all celebrate it a bit differently. Recently my daughter and I took a look at some of the ways that Christmas is celebrated around the world, and the sweet treats that our put out for Santa through our new Christmas book titled “A World of Cookies for Santa.” Written by M.E. Furman and illustrated by Susan Gal, A World of ...[Read More]

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