Tag: Children’s Book

With Love, From Me to You {Children’s Book Review}


With Love, From Me to You By Dr. Mary Manz Simon is an endearing tale for children that helps them to understand what love is and what it can look like.  It’s the perfect book to pick up for both boys and girls ages 2- 6 years old during not just the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday season but year round.

In this book, we are introduced to a postman bear that travels here and there on a train. On, this train, we meet several different characters both young and old as the story unfolds. The postman sends good cheer by waving to someone that is alone, stopping to share kindness with someone that is sad, reminding someone who is angry that God loves them, and so forth.
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ALL FISH FACES: Photos and Fun Facts about Tropical Reef Fish

I love learning about the ocean and all the creatures and plants that make it their home. I used to live on the Coast when I was a child and was quite taken with learning about all the wonderful things it gives back to people.  I love that the sea is so vast with many undiscovered species we’ve yet to even lay our eyes upon. Life is more interesting when some things have left a mystery. Today, however, we are actually going to take a look at the many fish that have been discovered in Tam Warner Minton’s latest book “All Fish Faces“.   Continue reading

Benji & the 24 Pound Banana Squash {Book Review and Giveaway}

Benji & the 24 Pound Banana Squash is a fun book based on actual events that happened in author Alan Fox’s life when he was eight years old. The story demonstrates perseverance, love, and patience through the adventures of planting, growing, harvesting, and reaping the delicious benefits one’s hard work and curiosity. Continue reading

Puddle Jumpers {Book Review}

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April showers bring May flowers, right? This popular proverb certainly rings true in most places in around the world, especially here for my family in Oregon.  In getting excited about the Spring season and the month of April, we’ve been checking out books that celebrate everything fun the rains bring. These things include dancing in the rain, spring planting, and puddles! Speaking of puddles, we’ve been enjoying the book Puddle Jumpers – by Anne Margaret Lewis (author) and Nancy Cote (illustrator)!  Continue reading