Archive for December, 2017

Dragonfly Song “is simply a beautiful book” says Resource Links

December 27th, 2017

“Rating: E…Dragonfly Song takes readers on a magical journey back to the Bronze Age when a magnificent civilization called the Minoans prospered on the island of Crete. Legends claim that a half-man, half-bull Minotaur lived in the palace and demanded that surrounding cities send youths each year as tribute for the bull to catch and devour…. […]

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Canadian Bookworm calls Timo Goes Camping a “delightful chapter book”

December 26th, 2017

“This delightful chapter book is due to be released in March 2018, plenty of time before camping season here in Canada kicks in…. When the trip begins, Timo immediately finds his knowledge useful, helping tie the frying pan to Hedgewick’s pack with the knots he learned about. As the trip progresses, Timo’s knowledge continues to […]

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Baby Cakes “perfectly captures the fleeting nature of these small familiar moments of curious children” says Resource Links

December 26th, 2017

“Rating: E…Young children will be eager to try out baking in the kitchen after reading this sweet [padded cover] book. Baby Cakes is written in simple and accessible language, and delivered in a sturdy format for young hands. Recipes are included as well as lots of admonitions for baking with an adult. For both children and adults, […]

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Dragonfly Song gets a 4.5/5 rating from Kids’ BookBuzz

December 21st, 2017

“We rated this book: [4.5/5]… Dragonfly Song was definitely a good book….I really like this story, as it was very original and creative. I like the creative story line, as it was intriguing. I also like that the book was partially written in poetry and partially written in prose. Books are usually one or the other, […]

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My Beautiful Birds by Suzanne Del Rizzo is a Quill & Quire “2017 Books of the Year” selection

December 18th, 2017

Cover: My Beautiful Birds Author: Suzanne Del Rizzo Publisher: Pajama Press

Pajama Press is proud to announce that My Beautiful Birds by award-winning author-illustrator Suzanne Del Rizzo is a 2017 Quill & Quire Books of the Year selection. Quill & Quire “is the magazine of the Canadian book trade….The magazine reviews around 400 new titles each year, offering the most comprehensive look at Canadian-authored books in the country.” Learn more here. […]

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Princess Pistachio and Maurice the Magnificent is “deliciously funny and thoroughly satisfying” says Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews

December 18th, 2017

“This delightful Princess Pistachio chapter book adventure is deliciously funny and thoroughly satisfying. Pistachio is not daunted when she is presented with a problem, and her optimism is refreshing and inspiring.” —Marya Jansen-Gruber Click here to read the full review

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