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Summer Fun & Activity Books

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Are you looking for some summer fun & activity books to keep your child’s mind active without bogging them down?  Check these 4 items out!

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Beauty & the Beast Tin & The Lion King Reviews

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This month Parragon sent us 2 Disney items just in time for the release of Beauty and the Beast. The Beauty and the Beast Tin and he book The Lion King are sure to bring back memories of your own childhood. But are they right for your child? Read more [+]

Excerpt & Review of: Where do Dreams Come From?

Genre: Personalized Children’s Picture Book

  • Hard cover 9 x 12
  • 44 pages
  • For boys and girls ages 3 to 11

A magical story that will satisfy even the most curious child and expand their imagination about Dream Land, the place where dreams are made. After all, what child wouldn’t love to know “Where Do Dreams Come From?”

In this magical adventure, your child’s imagination takes them on a visit to Dream Land where they see how dreams are made. They learn about the “Dream Machine” and the fairies that work very hard to make sure that happy dreams are delivered to children around the world. This is the perfect bedtime story to expand your child’s imagination, encourage reading and instill pleasant dreams! Read more [+]

Holiday Books for Children 2016

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2-holiday-booksEvery Season I open a tote with decorations and Holiday Books just for that season.  This year we have found alot of our books to be outgrown and are very happy to have these 2 new ones to replace them.

Both are classic stories that will be enjoyed for many years by my son who is currently 4.5 years old.

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Disney’s Moana Activities to go with the Movie

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When I first heard about Disney’s Moana movie I did a search to learn more. Based on the name I was cautious and looked after my son had gone to bed, it was a good idea to wait.  The movie is quite child friendly from appearances, but search results are not.

The movie is so new, my local library does not yet have the book in about the plot, if you too have not heard about it here is what the movie is about.

For centuries, the greatest sailors in the world masterfully navigated the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, 3,000 years ago, their voyages stopped for a millennium – and no one knows exactly why.

The movie Moana is a CG-animated feature film about an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, Moana convinces the mighty demigod Maui to join her mission, and he reluctantly helps her become a wayfinder like her ancestors who sailed before her. Together, they voyage across the open ocean on an action-packed adventure, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds, and along the way, Moana fulfills her quest and discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.

For more about the movie, including the trailer, click here for a safe link.

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Review of The Perfect Tear & E-copy Giveaway Ends 12/3/16

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Eleanor, a timid orphan, has no clue to her real purpose, but she also has no desire to become a subservient old maid, like the miserable nuns she is forced to with. Eleanor believes Edward, whom she loves, will save her from being forced to take vows. She knows Mother Superior has no intention of letting her leave–her songs are the only thing keeping the grey mist at bay. Her devastation is complete when she discovers Edward is a prince and heir to the throne, but it is the impetus she needs to leave the safety of the abbey and go in search of her long lost father.

She doesn’t get far before discovering her true destiny. With only her instincts to protect her, she must match wits with a powerful being intent on the destruction of her world. If she does not find The Perfect Tear and release its healing power into the land, she will become an accomplice in the destruction of all she loves. Read more [+]

3 Project Books for Young Children 2016

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This month we tried 3 project books for young children.  These were a bit more girl themed than boy, but still mostly enjoyable and worth checking out. Here are the books in no particular order.

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Language Together Review

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Teaching a beginning reader is so much fun.  We have been using Language Together English Set 1 for 2 weeks now and I can already note an improvement. Read more [+]