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How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Were Built by Ludmila Henkova, illustrated by Tomas Svoboda

How the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World Were Built by Ludmila Henkova, illustrated by Tomas Svoboda. Albatros, 2021. 9788000061344 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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First Words Farm:  Sheep or Cow? by Lenka Chytilova, illustrated by Veronika Zacarova

First Words Farm:  Sheep or Cow? by Lenka Chytilova, illustrated by Veronika Zacarova. Albatros, 2021. 9788000061375 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Board book What did you like about the book? Part of a series (First … Continue reading

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The Dreamweavers by G. Z. Schmidt

The Dreamweavers by G. Z. Schmidt. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823444236 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Chinese folklore and the mystery of dreams combine in … Continue reading

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 lies like wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez

 lies like wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez, Delacorte, 2021. 9780593309636  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Mystery What did you like about the book? Hannah, Drummer, Mo, Luke and Violet have been … Continue reading

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The Snowman and the Sun by Susan Taghdis, illustrated by Ali Mafakheri

The Snowman and the Sun by Susan Taghdis, illustrated by Ali Mafakheri. Tiny Owl, 2021. 9781910328798 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy/picture book What did you like about the book? I really … Continue reading

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Evil Thing by Serena Valentino, illustrated by Arielle Jovellanos

Evil Thing by Serena Valentino, illustrated by Arielle Jovellanos. Disney Hyperion, 2021. 9781368076111 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Horror  What did you like about the book? This is the origin story … Continue reading

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Rainbows in Bloom: Discovering Colors with Flowers by Darroch Putnam & Michael Putnam

Rainbows in Bloom: Discovering Colors with Flowers by Darroch Putnam & Michael Putnam. Phaidon, 2021. 9781838662981 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board Book Genre:  Concept What did you like about the book? I love … Continue reading

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Beetles for Breakfast and Other Weird and Wonderful Ways to Save the Planet by Madeleine Finlay, illustrated by Jisu Choi

Beetles for Breakfast and Other Weird and Wonderful Ways to Save the Planet by Madeleine Finlay, illustrated by Jisu Choi. Flying Eye Books, 2021. 9781912497508 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel

Tiny Dancer by Siena Cherson Siegel,  illustrated by Mark Siegel. Atheneum, Simon & Schuster, 2021. 9781481486668 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Elephants Don’t Like Ants! And Other Amazing Facts: Super Facts for Super Kids (Ready to Read, Level Two) by Thea Feldman, illustrated by Lee Cosgrove

Elephants Don’t Like Ants! And Other Amazing Facts: Super Facts for Super Kids (Ready to Read, Level Two) by Thea Feldman, illustrated by Lee Cosgrove. Simon Spotlight, 2021. 9781534496330 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: … Continue reading

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