Author Archives: kyurenka

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom / Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting – by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr

Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Doom / Ben Yokoyama and the Cookie of Endless Waiting – by Matthew Swanson & Robbi Behr, Alfred A. Knopf, 9780593302750 / 9780593302767, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Escape Book: Madam Mortell’s Haunted House – by Arthur Ténor

Escape Book: Madam Mortell’s Haunted House – by Arthur Ténor, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9781524855925, 2021, c2019 Format: Paperback Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre: Adventure What did you like about the book? This book … Continue reading

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McTavish Takes the Cake – Meg Rosoff, illustrated by Grace Easton

McTavish Takes the Cake – Meg Rosoff, illustrated by Grace Easton, Candlewick Press, (9781536213751), c2019, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Early chapter book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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A Season of Flowers by Michael Garland

A Season of Flowers by Michael Garland. Tilbury House Publishers, 9780884488644, c2018, 2021 Format:  Board book  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or Starred review)  3 Genre: Concept — Seasons What did you like about the book? Across twelve spreads, … Continue reading

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The Bruce Swap – Ryan T. Higgins

The Bruce Swap – Ryan T. Higgins, Disney Hyperion, (9781368028561), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?   Everyone’s favorite curmudgeon, Bruce the bear … Continue reading

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Let’s PLay! A Book About Making Friends – Amanda McCardie, illustrated by Colleen Larmour

Let’s PLay! A Book About Making Friends – Amanda McCardie, illustrated by Colleen Larmour, Candlewick Press, 9781536217650, 2021 Format:  Hardcover book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Picture book  What did you like about … Continue reading

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How It Works: Tractor / How It Works: Rocket  by Amelia Hepworth, illustrated by David Semple

How It Works: Tractor / How It Works: Rocket  by Amelia Hepworth, illustrated by David Semple. Tiger Tales, 9781680106510, 2021 Format:  Board book  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or Starred review) 3; 3 Genre: N/A What did you like … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful – Keb’ Mo’ and Marco Furlotti

Life is Beautiful – Keb’ Mo’ and Marco Furlotti, Flowerpot Press, 9781486721054, 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: Picture book    What did you like about the book?  This is a great book … Continue reading

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Oscar’s Tower of Flowers – Lauren Tobia

Oscar’s Tower of Flowers – Lauren Tobia, Candlewick Press, 9781536217773, 2021 Format:  Hardcover book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  Genre: Picture book  What did you like about the book? A book with no words … Continue reading

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My First Book About Ramadan: Teachings for Toddlers and Young Children – Sara Khan, illustrated by Ali Lodge

My First Book About Ramadan: Teachings for Toddlers and Young Children – Sara Khan, illustrated by Ali Lodge, The Islamic Foundation, 9780860378303, 2021 Format:  Board book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5  What did you … Continue reading

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