The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

I give the Wild Robot by Peter Brown a 5 out of 5 birds! I absolutely loved reading this book with my four year old. We laughed, gasped, and even tear up. I appreciated how Peter tied in the Earth's ecosystem and it's natural consequences. It allowed us many talking points and opportunities for questions.... Continue Reading →

The Very Last Leaf by Stef Wade

I give Stef Wade 3 out of 5 birds for her picture book The Very Last Lead. I've read her other book about Pluto and enjoyed it so I was looking forward to this one from Netgalley. In all honesty this book was weird? Perhaps I was trying too hard to figure out which social... Continue Reading →

The Twits

I’ll give this book is 5 out of 5 birds. My 4 year old is raving about this book. It had us laughing out loud and we still are talking about it. We’ve been reading a lot of Rald Dahl this year and so I see some overlapping in his books, but I don’t think... Continue Reading →

Monsters Are Afraid of Babies

Monsters Are Afraid of Babies by Nicholas Tana (Goodreads Author), Jessica Abbott, Elise Leutwyler I give this children’s book 5 out of 5 birds. I’m all about those monsters and scary crap and want to share that love with my children… except they’re not ready for the real stuff. So this was a good start.... Continue Reading →

My Father’s Dragon

My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett I give this book 4 out of 5 birds! I read this one with my four year old and 2.5 year old girls. The cover is fantastic and I adored the art throughout the book.  I felt like some of the language was hard to understand- mostly relating to... Continue Reading →

Frank and Bean

Frank and Bean by Jamie Michalak My rating: 4 of 5 stars Frank and Beanby Jamie Michalak (Goodreads Author), Bob Kolar (Illustrations)I give Frank and Bean four out of five birds. My first impressions of both Frank and Bean were “they’re annoying…” But as I kept turning the pages they won me over and had... Continue Reading →

A Little Bit Different

A Little Bit Different by Claire Alexander My rating: 5 of 5 stars I give this book five out of five birds. It is an adorable yet simple book that opens up a great discussion with young kids. It was short on words, but I think it hit the spot for the intended age. My... Continue Reading →

I am a Thief!

I Am a Thief! by Abigail Rayner My rating: 2 of 5 stars I am a Thief! By Abigail Rayner and Molly Ruttan (Illustrations) This book deserves 2 out of 5 birds from me… I was instantly drawn in because of the cover. I love introducing my kids to true crime books so they're ready... Continue Reading →

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