Tag Archives: Children

(Book review) We’re Hungry Too

Ellie loves to visit Aunt Miranda, the best cook in the world! In this lovely book, after a good breakfast, the little girl and her aunt encounter a variety of animals who are hungry too — birds, caterpillars, homeless cats. They even learn that some children don’t have enough when they meet someone who is collecting money to help such boys and girls. At each encounter, they see a way to help.

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Most unusual friends: From Farmer’s Pete’s pond

Slightly reminiscent of Wind in the Willows, Most Unusual Friends is the story of three pond animals, Don’t Touch Froggy, Eek the snake and a hearing-impaired salamander named Sal the Man-Deer.

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(Book review) The Prince Warriors

The book begins with four kids facing tough situations in a real (contemporary) world. Then they’re mysteriously taken to another place (Ahoratos). Once there, they meet their guide, Ruwach, and are given armor to fight the enemy as they face a series of difficulties.

A unique aspect of the book (not a spoiler) is the kids going back to the their real-life circumstances and putting into practice what they have learned.

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(Book review) Nighty night and good night

Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, retired librarian and long-time Book Club leader.   Introduction Title: Nghty night and good night  Author: Michael W. Smith Publisher: Zonderkids Publication Date: 2018 Format: Hard cover Length: 22 pages OVERVIEW After his good night prayers, one night Ben just cannot fall asleep. His fluffy friends try to help him with various […]

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