Breath of Flowers [Caly]

Honestly, my big takeaway after I finished reading Breath of Flowers by Caly is that it made me deeply uncomfortable. I think a very tiny part of the problem might stem from the fact that, if you read the synopsis, you go into the book expecting something slightly different. But even the synopsis makes you suspect…

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Bird’s Eye View [John Farndon]

Bird's Eye View by John Farndon and illustrated by Paul Boston is another of those incredibly detailed and informative children's books that I had initially thought would be a lot more geared toward younger kids, but really fits the pre-teen age group much better. It's pretty exceptional in a lot of ways, but not the…

It Came From Under the High Chair [Karl Beckstrand]

I should probably preface this review by admitting that I probably would not have read this book had it not been for the fact that the synopsis mentioned it featured a multiracial family and that was exciting to me. It Came From Under the High Chair by Karl Beckstrand and illustrated by Jeremy Higginbotham follows a…

Otto the Otter’s Muddy Puddle [Chez Rafter]

The second book by Chez Rafter that I read this month comes in the form of Otto the Otter's Muddy Puddle. An adorably illustrated children's book with an incredibly similar message; pollution is harmful toward animals. Of Rafter's books raising awareness about the problems of pollution, Otto's story was the better of the two. Not only did…

In Light of the J. K. Rowling Scandal (-ish?)

It's always fun (read: not) to come across new information about an author that really clues you into some awful behavior or beliefs on their end. I've begun to look at things such as this with a sort of reluctant acceptance after a while. You see, no one wants the authors of their favorite books…

Puzzles and Humans; Recent NetGalley Requests

One of these books reminds me of Uncharted--though admittedly it's probably not very similar--and I am so excited for this word game based world. I'm looking forward to seeing if I can figure out the ones that are included within the book. The other book is a result of my appreciation for science-heavy children's books.…

Hooked On Bookz [Book Love] Blogger Support Feature

It's Saturday! Which means it's time for relaxing and sleeping in! And it's also time for another Blogger Support Feature! Today I'm pleased to be showing off a review from Jee @ Hooked On Bookz, who doesn't have an about me page but we all can tell just from the name of her blog that…