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  • 'The Sketchbook' Book Review
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    ‘The Sketchbook’ Book Review

    With summer reading programs in full swing, I am always looking for new books to share with my kiddos. I especially appreciate books with a positive message. When recently offered the chance to review The Sketchbook written by Julia Seal from Peter Pauper Press in exchange for my honest opinion, I eagerly accepted the opportunity […] More

  • 'A Web' Book Review
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    ‘A Web’ Book Review

    I am always on the lookout for new picture books to share with my children. My kids especially love nature books because of their love of all things nature. My preschooler son in particular enjoys spiders and bugs. When recently offered the chance to review A Web written and illustrated by Isabelle Simler from Peter […] More

  • 'Arnold the Brave' Book Review
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    ‘Arnold the Brave’ Book Review

    My kids love exciting stories about bravery, and I love the message that books about being brave send to my children. When recently offered the chance to review Arnold the Brave written by Gundi Herget with illustrations by Nikolai Renger from Peter Pauper Press in exchange for my honest opinion, I eagerly accepted the opportunity […] More

  • 'Papa Bear's Page Fright' Book Review
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    ‘Papa Bear’s Page Fright’ Book Review

    My oldest daughter enjoys reading fairy tales. I personally like reading new tellings of classic stories. When recently offered the chance to review Papa Bear’s Page Fright written by Wade Bradford with illustrations from Mary Ann Fraser from Peter Pauper Press in exchange for my honest opinion, I eagerly accepted the opportunity to add a […] More

  • 'Simpson's Sheep Just Want to Sleep!' Book Review
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    ‘Simpson’s Sheep Just Want to Sleep!’ Book Review

    My children and I are avid readers. The three of us love finding new books to read together. My kiddos especially love books that feature animals. My son really loves farm animals at the moment. When recently offered the chance to review Simpson’s Sheep Just Want to Sleep! written and illustrated by Bruce Arant from […] More

  • 'Ursa's Light' Book Review
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    ‘Ursa’s Light’ Book Review

    I love discovering new books to read with my children. I especially like picture books that I can read again and again to my daughter and son. As my daughter learns to read, she also enjoys sounding her way through her favorite titles. I frequently visit the local library and check out dozens of books […] More

  • 'Mina's White Canvas' Book Review
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    ‘Mina’s White Canvas’ Book Review

    One can never have enough books is the motto in The Parenting Patch house. In addition to the many books that I check out from the library, my kiddos also have quite the home collection of books. Thus, I eagerly accepted the chance to review the upcoming Mina’s White Canvas by Hyeon-Ju Lee when recently […] More

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    ‘All the Lost Things’ Book Review

    I love discovering new books to read to my two children. I spend quite a bit of time reading to my kiddos almost every day. In addition to the books that I check out from multiple public libraries, my children have also amassed a sizeable home book collection. Thus, I eagerly accepted the chance to […] More

  • 'No Yeti Yet' Book Review
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    ‘No Yeti Yet’ Book Review

    As my readers know, I am an avid reader of children’s books. My two children and I spend time reading together almost every day. I check out many of our books from the library, but my kiddos have also amassed quite the little home library. Because one can never have enough books, I eagerly accepted […] More