Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligott

In Even Monsters Need Haircuts by Matthew McElligott, on the night of a full moon just before midnight, the young son of a barber does what he’s never allowed to do:  leave the house by himself. Well, he’s not really alone when he’s accompanied by his friend Vlad the Vampire is he? Together they prepare [...]

Bear in Underwear by Todd H. Doodler

I had to mention Bear in Underwear by Todd H. Doodler here on the blog because as many of you may remember we are thick in the middle of potty training around here (uh . . . for about a year actually).  With a three day weekend here and with no plans to go anywhere [...]

The Boss Baby by Marla Frazee

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Marla Frazee!  When I went to Book Expo America this past May, Frazee was top of my list of  people that I wanted to meet.  Even though it was just a short moment in which I  could gush over how much I enjoyed her books, I was thrilled. The Boss Baby [...]

The Can Man by Laura E. Williams, Illustrated by Craig Orback

The Can Man by Laura E. Williams and illustrated by Craig Orback as described by the publisher: Tim’s birthday is just a week away, and more than anything he wants a skateboard.  But money is tight, and Tim knows his family cannot afford to buy him a board.  As Tim ponders how he might earn [...]

The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood, Illustrated by Reneta Liwska

The Quiet Book by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Reneta Liwska is a beautiful book.  I had to stop myself from typing out instead – a beautiful, quiet book.  But The Quiet Book is just that.  Quiet.  A book meant to be read in hushed whispers and soft voices. The perfect book to read to [...]