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Llama Llama

Boy, are we late to the Llama Llama party! My kids picked up on the Netflix series, and now are going through the dozens of Llama Llama books. This is a really good start for any young Llama Llama aficionados. Great illustrations and very high quality printing and...

Fantastic New Kids’ Books!

We have kids who love all stories, the more fanciful, the better. But the rest will only read non-fiction. So I was delighted to get this book for them. It’s written at a young-adult level, which is to say, it really is a book for all ages. The phrasing is...

Asian Learning Books for Kids!

When I was a child, I was taught that those brief poems, haiku, were a certain number of syllables. Today, I learned that the syllable count applies only to the Japanese versions of the poems, and in English, it’s more appropriate to simply keep them to three...

Dr. Seuss’ 100 First Words

Dr. Seuss’s 100 First Words True Story: After writing “The Cat in the Hat,” which had only 225 words, Dr. Seuss’ editor, bet him he couldn’t write a book using 50 words or less. So he wrote “Green Eggs and Ham.” So, in this...

Pet Dad

Pet Dad This is a fun and engaging picture book — an instant classic — which offers a delightful way for children to learn how to deal with their parents, and vice versa, including recalcitrant fathers. The little girl wants a pet, the dad says no, so she...

Cute Gudetama Books

Eggsistential Thoughts by Gudetama the Lazy Egg Gudetama is the newest (and most depressed) member of the Sanrio team’s cast of delightful characters. To me, he looks like an uncooked egg who really just wants to climb back into his shell because he…...