Tag: great books

The Twilight series
Girls Great books

The Twilight series

What you need to know about Twilight. So you’ve heard about the Twilight series and you’re wondering if you should get the books for your daughter. There are four books in the series: Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking Dawn. Here’s what you need to know about Twilight: 1) What […]

Cartooning for Kids
Great books

Cartooning for Kids

When kids write… they read. Adventures in Cartooning is a great book that teaches kids how to do their own cartoons.And they don’t have to be great at drawing, either. The book uses an engaging story line to take the reader through the process of building their own cartoon. Before […]

How to get your boy reading
Boys

How to get your boy reading

Get him this book. I’m not kidding. This is the “perfect storm” of a book for boys. It’s got what boys love – facts.Short facts – fact bites, actually.And those facts are about video games.And there are cool pictures of people doing crazy things.And the cover has metallic words. You […]

Great new books – the Bird is back!
Great books

Great new books – the Bird is back!

Boo Hoo Birdby Jeremy Tankard Well, he’s not grumpy any more but really, he should be, since in this sequel to Grumpy Bird, our little blue friend gets bonked in the head. And, just as in the last book, it’s Bird’s friends who make him feel better.Beautifully illustrated and lovingly […]

More superheroes
Boys Great books Superheroes

More superheroes

Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero. Awhile ago, I posted about four great books that have the best of comics (superheroes, action) and the best of books (age appropriate, no violence). Here’s another one that looks really good. Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero is about a boy who is just a normal kid […]

Great Read: Winnie the Witch
Great books

Great Read: Winnie the Witch

What is it about Winnie? I don’t know for sure, but she captivates her audience, and she’ll capture your heart. From the first time I met her, she had me scrambling to find more. Fortunately, there is a whole series of Winnie books. Winnie is not your typical witch. She […]