Seeing Stars [Nanci Bell]

It's a very odd feeling to review a book that relates so very much to your work. At the same time, though, I have very strong feelings about this work as a whole. I've worked for the company behind this instruction for nearly five years now. It's the first job I ever loved and work…

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Fowl Language: Winging It – The Art of Imperfect Parenting [Brian Gordon]

Ha, if you're ever up for a laugh, I will a million times suggest you go pick up one of Brian Gordon's Fowl Language comics. In fact, I would suggest just taking some time out of your day to just visit his website. And then go and buy yourself copies of his books for good measure. This…

Usha and the Stolen Sun [Bree Galbraith]

Usha and the Stolen Sun by Bree Galbraith and illustrated by Josée Bisaillon is one of those strong commentary children's books that takes an incredibly important issue and addresses it with compassion. It's hard to read a story about a border wall and it taking away something vital to a group of people without thinking…

Brightstorm [Vashti Hardy]

I wish I weren't about to say it, but I actually kind of hated Vashti Hardy's Brightstorm. A steampunk adventure illustrated by George Ermos, by all means, Brightstorm should have been a book that I loved. It had all the right elements; cool gadgets, diverse characters (Arthur is disabled), strong female role models, and an exciting world…

Timo the Adventurer [Jonathan Garnier]

I loved almost everything about Timo the Adventurer by Jonathan Garnier and illustrated by Yohan Sacré. And I'm quite torn on whether or not I would have loved everything were I quite a lot younger than I currently am. The truth is, though, that I would probably recommend this book to a great number of children…