Tag Archives: children’s fiction story

The Lighthouse Family

Today’s review is on a sweet little series of children’s books that are perfect for readers, both young and old. In a lonely lighthouse upon the sea, there lived a cat named Pandora. Though she loved the lighthouse, she couldn’t … Continue reading

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Mighty Jack

Once upon a time, a poor boy sold a cow for a handful of beans. A beanstalk grew. A giant fell. And they all lived happily ever after?  Or did they?  Because this is not the fairytale you thought you … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Detective

Meet Toby Montrose. For the past several years, he’s never lived in one place for long, being passed around from relative to relative like an old hand-me-down. But here on Detective Row, he finally thinks he may have a home, … Continue reading

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Ivy

In the charming, perfect little town of Broomsweep, magic is underfoot. Ivy and her grandmother are healers, and they welcome everyone into their home. Even magical beasts. When an injured griffin crashes onto their doorstep, pixies flit in, and a dragon … Continue reading

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The Great Shelby Holmes

“Every writer needs a good story to tell.” So are the words of John Watson, our guide in this new book for kids. Fun, intriguing, and full of great storytelling moments, this book was a refreshing break from the more serious … Continue reading

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Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

This Christmas season, I was blessed by the gift of a Kindle fire from my Tio. Being not much of a gamer, I went the literary route and found books to read instead. This week’s pick is a fun novel that … Continue reading

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Star Wars Series

If you’re looking to enjoy some Star Wars literature that expands the universe, these three series are perfect for you! Jedi Apprentice explores the past of one of Star Wars’ most intriguing heroes: Obi-Wan Kenobi. This series takes us back to … Continue reading

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The Story of Diva and Flea

“This is Diva’s story. For as long as she could remember, Diva lived at 11 avenue Le Play in Paris, France…Diva was the gardienne’s dog, which meant that Diva was practically responsible for the whole of 11 avenue Le Play, … Continue reading

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Bats in the Band

Brian Lies happens to be one of my favorite authors and illustrators. He is funny, creative, and his books always have a sense of whimsy that any good children’s book should have. His most recent installment of his Bats series is Bats in … Continue reading

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The Land of Stories

It occurs to me that I’ve never mentioned this wonderful series to ya’ll and since I love it so much and the fourth just recently came out, I’ll bring you folks up to date. Be forewarned: it is SUPER complicated, … Continue reading

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