Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott

I remember Love You Hate You Miss You by Elizabeth Scott being a good book.  Sadly, it has fallen ill to the passage of time.  I read it much too long ago and I simply can not remember anything about it.  And that my friends is a very sad thing because Elizabeth Scott rocks.  I [...]

Goodnight, Little Monster by Helen Ketteman, Illustrated by Bonnie Leick

I know I’ve been saying this a lot about the Halloween picture books that I’ve been reviewing this past week but I have another book for you that is sooooo cute and adorable that I can hardly stand it.  Have you seen Goodnight, Little Monster by Helen Ketteman and illustrated by Bonnie Leick?  It’s a [...]

Hush, Baby Ghostling by Andrea Beaty, Illustrated by Pascal Lemaitre

Hush, Baby Ghostling by Andrea Beaty and ilustrated by Pascal Lemaitre is the perfect bedtime Halloween book for the much younger set and one that won’t leave them frightened at all. Mama ghost sings her sweet baby ghostling a soft bedtime lullaby: Hush, Baby Ghostling. The haunting hour is past. The bats have ceased their [...]

I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll, Illustrated by Howard McWilliams

Such a gorgeous picture book!  Last year Amanda at A Patchwork of Books was so enthusiastic about this book that I just knew I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll and illustrated by Howard McWilliams was something special long before I got my hands on it. Ethan can’t go to sleep properly.  Not when his [...]

Three Rivers Rising by Jame Richards

When  I was in New York City this past May I attended a book signing event at Books of Wonder with a good dozen debut authors. Three Rivers Rising by Jame Richards is one book that I picked up there because I simply couldn’t resist it. One -  it’s free verse. Two – it’s historical [...]