How to Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps [Nicola Winstanley]

I have to give Nicola Winstanley credit here, her book was pretty amusing and I can see loads of kids getting a real kick out of it. How to Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps begins with a little girl, her cat, and an empty bathtub. What follows is a multitude of shenanigans all centered around…

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Little Monsters of the Ocean [Heather L. Montgomery]

Little Monsters of the Ocean by Heather L. Montgomery is a book that I would not be surprised to find in my school. I've encountered a number of very similar books in my time working there and I could definitely see how this might be a fun and informative read for students who enjoy learning…

Voting With a Porpoise [Sean Callahan and Russell Glass]

With simple and catchy rhymes, Sean Callahan and Russell Glass' Voting With a Porpoise is one of the most important children's books that I've seen published lately. Using captivating illustrations and a clever story to entice children into understanding the importance of voting so that one day, when they're old enough, they will not succumb to the unfortunate…

The Origin of Day and Night [Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt]

While there isn't an overwhelmingly wonderful message and the story does not have much in the way of truth going for it, The Origin of Day and Night by Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt is a very cute story about taking turns. Perhaps the best thing about this book, for me anyway, was the fact that one of…

Spooky Kid Lit [Born Scared] Blogger Support Feature

I have a friend who would just love this blog if she were a mom. She’d probably still love it anyway, but I definitely see her really appreciating it once she has children. Now me, I’m not a horror person, and I’m certainly not the lover of Halloween or anything like that. However, I was pretty…