Last-minute dash to the book store? Three brilliant books for kids

Penguin Random House Canada sent me the books in this post for review purposes. All opinions are my own.

I don’t know how Christmas Eve arrived so fast but here we are. If you’re making a dash to the book store and need some help deciding which books to buy for the kids on your list, you can’t go wrong with these three. We’ve got a charming story about a bear and a mouse with very different ideas of Christmas; another about a boy with learns to stand up for himself with a little help from the alien living in his nose; and a third, heartwarming book about a tween who lives in a van with his mom and struggles to keep it a secret. Continue reading Last-minute dash to the book store? Three brilliant books for kids

Three picture books kids will love to see under the tree + A giveaway!

All this talk about last-minute Christmas shopping is making me anxious. To me, last-minute is just before the stores close on December 24, which means there’s still plenty of time to pick up prezzies for your loved ones. And if books are on their list (and even if they’re not, get them some!), here are three picture books sure to be a hit.  Continue reading Three picture books kids will love to see under the tree + A giveaway!

Solutions for Cold Feet and Other Little Problems by Carey Sookocheff + Win a copy!

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!