Anzu the Great Kaiju #BookReview #anzuthegreatkaiju #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbooks #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: An adorable picture book about a tiny monster with a big heart trying to follow in his family's footsteps. All great Kaiju are born with a super power to strike fear in the heart of the city.But Anzu is different.Instead of mayhem, he likes May flowers.Instead of striking fear, he prefers … Continue reading Anzu the Great Kaiju #BookReview #anzuthegreatkaiju #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbooks #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

When the Wind Came #BookReview #whenthewindcame #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @kidscanpress @doroleung

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In this timely, poetic story of hope amid loss, acclaimed writer and storyteller Jan Andrews’s touching picture book reminds us how, even on the darkest days, light can always be found. It’s a normal day, at first, for a girl on her family farm. But soon, the wind picks up. … Continue reading When the Wind Came #BookReview #whenthewindcame #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @kidscanpress @doroleung

Pineapple Princess #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks #bookworm @meanwhileplaces #pineappleprincess

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A sly, hilarious, and bold picture book from debut creator Sabina Hahn about a fierce little girl who commandeers a rotting pineapple for a royal crown—perfect for fans of Eloise and Olivia. This misunderstood little girl is certain she’s a princess—despite the protests of her family. One afternoon she’s struck by … Continue reading Pineapple Princess #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @mackidsbooks #bookworm @meanwhileplaces #pineappleprincess

War Horse #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #warhorse #kidsbook #kidlit @harper360 #booksforkids #bookworm

Synopsis from HarperCollins: A richly illustrated gift picture book edition of Michael Morpurgo’s classic wartime story War Horse, which has been captivating audiences young and old for 40 years. War Horse celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2022!This powerful book for younger readers tells the enduring story of a friendship between a boy and his horse … Continue reading War Horse #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #warhorse #kidsbook #kidlit @harper360 #booksforkids #bookworm

F.A.R.T. Families Against Rotten Teens #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #childrensfiction #bookworm @simonkids #familiesagainstrottenteens

I received 2 copies from publisher so I donated one to the Little Free Library 📚 Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: When a young teen discovers a top-secret parenting manual, it’s kids versus grown-ups in this kooky, illustrated middle grade thriller with nonstop, seat-of-your-pants action that will delight fans of Jarrett Lerner and Stuart Gibbs. … Continue reading F.A.R.T. Families Against Rotten Teens #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #childrensfiction #bookworm @simonkids #familiesagainstrottenteens

That Egg is Mine #BookReview #thateggismine #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @sourcebookskids

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: The first book in Duck & Cluck, a brand new funny graphic novel series for beginning readers—perfect for fans of Mo Willems and Elephant and Piggie. Meet Duck and Cluck. They are friends. Mostly. But they do not always agree. Duck has found an egg. Cluck thinks the egg belongs to her … Continue reading That Egg is Mine #BookReview #thateggismine #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #bookworm @sourcebookskids

Why a Daughter Needs a Mom #BookReview #whyadaughterneedsamom #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #mothersdaybooks #book @sourcebookskids

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: Based on Gregory Lang's New York Times bestselling original series! The perfect Mother's Day gift, birthday present for moms, or Valentine’s Day book to show why Mom is so special! This new picture book is a touching story to show a child all the ways her mother will help her grow and … Continue reading Why a Daughter Needs a Mom #BookReview #whyadaughterneedsamom #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #mothersdaybooks #book @sourcebookskids

The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: The global ocean is in trouble. This beautiful and important book explores the issues --- and what we can do to help. Though we think of Earth's five oceans as separate and distinct, they are actually a linked system of circulating water that is one single ocean --- the global … Continue reading The Global Ocean #BookReview @kidscanpress #citizenkid @rochellestrauss #kidsnonfiction #nonfictionbook #nonfictionforkids #mglit #kidlit #theglobalocean #bookworm @natashamdonovan

I Want to Be a Vase #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #kidlit @simonkids #bookworm @glanderco

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: Former SNL writer and comedic rising star Julio Torres takes readers on a journey through the lives and intimate dramas of some of the unsung shapes of our time in this picture book inspired by his HBO special My Favorite Shapes. Shapes. You’ve heard of them. You might have even … Continue reading I Want to Be a Vase #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #kidlit @simonkids #bookworm @glanderco

Linty: A Pocketful of Adventure #BookReview #linty #graphicnovel #childrensbook #mglit #kidlit @kidscanpress #book

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: Making his author-illustrator debut, Mike Shiell elevates the everyday to hilarious drama in this offbeat graphic novel for early readers. In the front pocket of a faded pair of hand-me-down jeans, a tiny ball of lint lives alone. The days are pretty much the same for Linty: Some cardio. Sightseeing … Continue reading Linty: A Pocketful of Adventure #BookReview #linty #graphicnovel #childrensbook #mglit #kidlit @kidscanpress #book

Bloom #BookReview #boardbook #booksfortoddler #toddlersbooks #bloom #childrensbook @simonkids

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: From the author of Curls and Glow comes a joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls as naturally beautiful in our human garden. those girls bloomthese do too we bloom like flowershow about you? Introduce young readers to the idea of self-love in a simple, … Continue reading Bloom #BookReview #boardbook #booksfortoddler #toddlersbooks #bloom #childrensbook @simonkids

The Great Easter Race! #BookReview #thegreateasterrace @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit

Synopsis from Edelweiss: It's a bright Easter morning, and all of Sesame Street is gathered at the park for the Great Easter Race. Who will win the day? Will it be the turtle, who moves slowly and steadily toward the finish? Or will it be the bunny, who runs faster than thunder, but seems easily … Continue reading The Great Easter Race! #BookReview #thegreateasterrace @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit

Take a Breath #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @simonkids @sujeanie

Synopsis from Simon & Schuster: An anxious baby bird who fears he’ll never learn to fly gets a lesson in mindfulness in this funny and sweetly encouraging picture book about believing in yourself. Every morning, the birds are flapping with excitement for their first flight of the day…except for Bob. Bob doesn’t get the whole … Continue reading Take a Breath #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @simonkids @sujeanie

January to March 2022 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #monthlyreads #bookworm

Hi Everyone! Hope you are doing well. I love having this blog because it keeps all of my book reviews organized. It's costly to renew it yearly. I'm hesitant if I should keep it or not. It's one bill less I don't have to pay if I don't renew but it's definitely sad to say … Continue reading January to March 2022 Wrap-Up #readingwrapup #monthlywrapup #monthlyreads #bookworm

A Home Named Walter #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #ahomenamedwalter @mackidsbooks @ginniehsu @chelseaauthor

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A home named Walter learns how to heal his broken heart after a family he loves moves away in this poignant picture book about loss and renewal. Walter was a happy home. He loved the bustle and warmth of the family that lived with him. But when they move away, his … Continue reading A Home Named Walter #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #ahomenamedwalter @mackidsbooks @ginniehsu @chelseaauthor

It’s the End of the World and I’m in My Bathing Suit #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #bookworm

Synopsis from Scholastic: Twelve-year-old Eddie Gordon Holloway has concocted his most genius plan ever to avoid chores especially the dreaded L-A-U-N-D-R-Y. If he can wear all the clothes he owns, he'll only have to do the laundry once during his school break. On the day of the highly-anticipated Beach Bash, Eddie's monstrous pile of dirty … Continue reading It’s the End of the World and I’m in My Bathing Suit #BookReview #mglit #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #bookworm

I Am Golden #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @evachen212 @mackidsbooks #iamgolden @sophiediao @feiwelfriends

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: This joyful and lyrical picture book from New York Times bestselling author Eva Chen and illustrator Sophie Diao is a moving ode to the immigrant experience, as well as a manifesto of self-love for Chinese American children. What do you see when you look in the mirror, Mei? Do you see … Continue reading I Am Golden #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @evachen212 @mackidsbooks #iamgolden @sophiediao @feiwelfriends

Kitty #BookReview #kitty #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: "Don't worry about a thing," Granny said. "The cat will be just fine." When Granny comes to cat-sit, she anticipates a little work, a few snuggles, and a good night's sleep. What she doesn't expect is CHAOS. After Granny misplaces her glasses, she accidentally lets the cat out…and a raccoon in…a … Continue reading Kitty #BookReview #kitty #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #bookworm @mackidsbooks

I Wish Wish Wish for You #BookReview @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #iwishwishwishforyou

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: What do YOU wish for? Celebrate a world of endless possibilities in this special picture book from USA Today bestselling author Sandra Magsamen! Sharing all of the promise life has to offer, this whimsical and heartfelt story captures the magic, wonder, and joy you wish for your child. Written with Sandra Magsamen's … Continue reading I Wish Wish Wish for You #BookReview @sourcebookskids #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit #iwishwishwishforyou

I Know Your Secret #BookReview #iknowyoursecret #mglit #middlegradebook #mysterybook #middlegradefiction #bookworm @scholastic @daphnebg

Synopsis from Scholastic: The email arrives Sunday night: Do exactly what I say, when I say it, or I will reveal your secret. On Monday morning, seventh graders Owen, Gemma, Ally, and Todd, who have nothing in common and barely know each other, must work together and follow the instructions of an anonymous blackmailer. None … Continue reading I Know Your Secret #BookReview #iknowyoursecret #mglit #middlegradebook #mysterybook #middlegradefiction #bookworm @scholastic @daphnebg

You Are Not Alone #BookReview #picturebooks #kidsbooks #kidlit #childrensbooks #youarenotalone @sourcebookskids @alphabetrockers #bookworm

Synopsis from Sourcebooks: This empathetic and inclusive picture book empowers kids to love themselves and their identities, stand up to hate, and have each others' backs no matter what. When I say something is unfair to me, but it's fair for you, what does that make it?When I meditate, it all gets clear.And if you … Continue reading You Are Not Alone #BookReview #picturebooks #kidsbooks #kidlit #childrensbooks #youarenotalone @sourcebookskids @alphabetrockers #bookworm

Scaredy Squirrel: Has a Birthday Party #BookReview #kidsbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @kidscanpress

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: In the fifth book, Scaredy Squirrel plans his own birthday and surprise!… things get very crowded. Scaredy Squirrel is planning his own birthday party for one - but despite his detailed plans, things get out of control when the party animals arrive. He's back! Scaredy Squirrel, the loveable worrywart, returns … Continue reading Scaredy Squirrel: Has a Birthday Party #BookReview #kidsbook #picturebook #childrensbook #kidlit #bookworm @kidscanpress

Where is Bina Bear? #BookReview #whereisbinabear #picturebook #kidlit #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: In Mike Curato's funny, poignant picture book Where Is Bina Bear?, a little rabbit throws a party—but can't find best friend Bina Bear anywhere! Tiny is having a party, but Bina Bear is nowhere to be found. Is that Bina hiding under a lampshade? It looks like Bina . . . … Continue reading Where is Bina Bear? #BookReview #whereisbinabear #picturebook #kidlit #kidsbook #childrensbook #bookworm @mackidsbooks

Can You See Me? #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @kidscanpress #bookworm #canyouseeme

Synopsis from Kids Can Press: For kids starting to think about their place in the world, here's a unique look at point of view. Being small --- or big --- is not always what we think it is! We all know which things are big, and which are small, right? Buildings, streets, cities: big. Paper … Continue reading Can You See Me? #BookReview #picturebook #childrensbook #kidsbook #kidlit @kidscanpress #bookworm #canyouseeme

Friends Are Friends, Forever #BookReview #friendsarefriendsforever #asianlit #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @henryholt @mackidsbooks @daneliuwrites

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: A picture book based on the author's own immigration story, the infinite impact of friendship, and passing on love and kindness around the world. On a snowy Lunar New Year’s Eve in Northeastern China, it’s Dandan’s last night with Yueyue. Tomorrow, she moves to America. The two best friends have a … Continue reading Friends Are Friends, Forever #BookReview #friendsarefriendsforever #asianlit #picturebook #childrensbook #bookworm @henryholt @mackidsbooks @daneliuwrites

When the World Turned Upside Down #BookReview #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #mglit #bookworm @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Nobody expected a tiny little virus to change the whole world in such a big way, especially not Shayla, Liam, Ai, and Ben. But when school closes to keep everyone safe, their lives turn upside down. It is one thing to learn that the outside world isn’t safe, but why does it … Continue reading When the World Turned Upside Down #BookReview #middlegradebook #middlegradefiction #middlegraderead #mglit #bookworm @scholastic

Art is Everywhere #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #artiseverywhere #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt

Synopsis from Macmillan Publishers: This is the story of Andy Warhol—and how his pop art took the world by storm. From drawing shoes for a shoe company to his Campbell's Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe prints, Andy made art out of the everyday. People claimed Andy's art wasn't real art, but that didn't stop him … Continue reading Art is Everywhere #BookReview #childrensbook #picturebook #kidsbook #childrenspicturebook #artiseverywhere #bookworm @mackidsbooks @henryholt

Battle Dragons: City of Thieves #BookReview #battledragons #cityofthieves #middlegradebook #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #sciencefiction #mglit @scholastic

Synopsis from Scholastic: Abel loves dragons, but after a disastrous showing in his dragon rider exam, he feels he's destined never to pilot one. That's why when an opportunity presents itself — even though it's tied to one of Drakopolis's mob-like kins — Abel leaps at the opportunity. But soon he's swept into a game … Continue reading Battle Dragons: City of Thieves #BookReview #battledragons #cityofthieves #middlegradebook #middlegraderead #middlegradefiction #sciencefiction #mglit @scholastic

‘T Was The Night Before Christmas #BookReview #PICTUREBOOK #CHILDRENSBOOK #CHRISTMASBOOK #KIDSBOOK #KIDLIT #BOOKWORM @CANDLEWICK

Synopsis from Candlewick Press: Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house . . . P.J. Lynch brings his rich and atmospheric art to the well-loved holiday poem. Children will pore over every cozy detail in these warm, sweeping watercolor illustrations—from snug mice to stockings hung by the chimney with care to toys … Continue reading ‘T Was The Night Before Christmas #BookReview #PICTUREBOOK #CHILDRENSBOOK #CHRISTMASBOOK #KIDSBOOK #KIDLIT #BOOKWORM @CANDLEWICK

December 2021 Wrap-Up & New Car

Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a happy year end. Mine was eventful. My family visited my parents in Florida and we eat a lot everyday. My mom cooks well. My family also upgraded our car. It's time really and such a change that is. We traded in our old sedan car, 2008 Toyota Avalon … Continue reading December 2021 Wrap-Up & New Car