Tag Archives: reading with kids

The First Thanksgiving, by Scholastic

Happy November, everybody!  What with children everywhere being in a comatose state from the Halloween sugar hangover and stores trying squeeze every Christmas spending cent out of consumers, I feel that Thanksgiving is getting a pretty bum deal these days. … Continue reading

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The Runaway Mummy, by Michael Rex

What will one loving Mother Mummy do to keep her own special, rotten little mummy from running away from home?  She’ll squeeze, tickle, shriek, and follow him from the highest mountaintop to the deepest ocean.  In this petrifying parody, no … Continue reading

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Ollie’s Halloween, by Olivier Dunrea

Little goslings love Halloween!  Silly costumes, yummy treats, and a whole mess of hooting, howling, and creeping around the farm make this a great holiday for these baby geese.  They have so much fun together on Halloween.  But little Ollie … Continue reading

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Kids Vs Cavities, by Peter Galante, illustrated by Felipe Kolb

Timmy LOVES his sweets, but he HATES to brush his teeth.  He hates brushing his teeth so much, that when his teeth get fed up with the neglect and hit the road one night, he is overjoyed.  Too bad he … Continue reading

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Three Bears in a Boat, by David Soman

When Dash, Theo and Charlie accidentally break their Mama Bear’s very special blue seashell, they decide that the only way to save their skins is to find her a new one before she finds out.  So they set off in … Continue reading

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Starfall.com

This is another departure from my usual format, because this website, starfall.com, is really a ‘learn to read’ site, and not a simple database of stories like I usually review.  Doing a synopsis and review of one of the stories … Continue reading

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My Blue Bunny Bubbit, by Maggie Smith

There’s nothing like having a special friend who is almost exactly your age, who understands everything you are thinking and feeling, who has great ideas, is stuffed with kisses, and is perfect for snuggling up with at bedtime.  It’s even … Continue reading

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