Book Bites

Book Bites: November 2017

Baby/Toddler: Henny, Penny, Lenny, Denny & Mike by Cynthia Rylant (Beach Lane Books, October 2017) Who can resist the words PLOP, FAB, GLUNK and more?…

Book Bites: October 2017

For this issue, Valerie Koehler, owner of the Blue Willow Bookshop, hand picks books to help young readers understand and cope with storms, tragedy, and…
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Book Bites: September 2017

Baby/Toddler: La Princesa and The Pea by Susan Middleton Elya (Putnam Books For Young Readers, September 2017) Here’s an utterly delightful twist on the fairy…
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Book Bites: August 2017

Baby/Toddler: Adrift by Jessica Olien (Harper Collins, January 2017) This is the tale of two polar bears, Karl and Hazel; one is outgoing and one…
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Book Bites: July 2017

Baby/Toddler:   Blue Ethel by by Jennifer Back Reinhardt (Farrar Strauss Giroux/Macmillan Childrens Books , May 2017​) Ethel is an old, fat, black and white cat who’s…
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Book Bites: June 2017

  Baby/Toddler: Little Excavator by Anna Dewdney (Viking Books for Young Readers, June 2017) All the little excavator wants to do is help the big…
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Book Bites: May 2017

Baby/Toddler: Shine by Patrick McDonnell (Little Brown Books for Young Readers May 2017) Little Hoshi is a sea star who lives in the ocean. She…
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Book Bites: April 2017

Baby/Toddler: Carrot & Pea by Morag Hood (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, April 2017) Carrot does not fit with a crowd of peas.  How does one adapt…
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Book Bites: March 2017

Baby: Charlotte And The Rock by Stephen Martin (Dial Books For Young Readers, March 2017) Charlotte Grey wants a pet.  For her sixth birthday her…
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Book Bites: February 2017

Baby Toddler: You Don’t Want A Unicorn! by Ame Dyckman (Little Brown Books For Young Readers, February 2017) Trust us. You don’t want a unicorn.…
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