I received the books in this post in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.
“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe • Little People, BIG DREAMS is a series of picture books about important figures in science, art, sport — virtually every field — who overcame difficult beginnings and hardships to pursue their dreams. Aimed at ages 4 to 7, the stories are simple primers that de-mystify modern-day heroes, sharing the milestones in their upbringing and careers achieved not by magic, but by hard work and perseverance. I’ve talked about some of the earlier books in the series (Frida Kahlo, Audrey Hepburn, Stephen Hawking and others) and wanted to share a peek at some of the newest ones. Continue reading New books in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series + A giveaway!
Solutions for Cold Feet and Other Little Problems by Toronto writer and illustrator, Carey Sookocheff, is a sweet picture book that follows a girl and her dog as they explore solutions to six everyday problems. There are solutions for a boring day, solutions for a melting ice cream cone and of course, solutions for a cold feet. Continue reading Solutions for Cold Feet and Other Little Problems by Carey Sookocheff + Win a copy!
They say good things come to all those who wait / And for Teagan White fans, it’s an important date! / The Barefoot Critters are back in their second book / With counting adventures and here’s a first look! Continue reading Counting with Barefoot Critters by Teagan White + A giveaway!
You don’t have to be a dog lover to appreciate Janet Hill’s charming first picture book, Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess, but the sweet sentiments and darling illustrations in its pages might sway you in that direction. A brief introduction tells us Miss Moon cared for 67 dogs at her first placement on a small island off the coast of France, and here she is sharing her “twenty most important lessons for raising happy, healthy, well-manned pooches — and people.” And the pages that follow are no less than enchanting. Continue reading Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess + A giveaway!