Literary Themed Christmas Trees

Ahh the Festival of Trees!  Our favorite time of the year!!  Here in Salt Lake City, the Festival of Trees, is an annual event where individuals, groups, and organizations decorate and donate Christmas trees, wreaths, centerpieces, quilts, gingerbread houses and gift items.  Everything is auctioned off and every single penny (I literally mean every single [...]

Frankie Stein Starts School by Lola M Schaefer, Illustrated by Kevan Atteberry

In Frankie Stein Starts School by Lola M Schaefer and illustrated by Kevan Atteberry, Frankie is different.  He certainly doesn’t look like his parents.  And he certainly doesn’t act like them either. He’s just a tad too clean cut and non-scary looking.  Which happens to make him the scariest Stein of all. Frankie is ready [...]

Broom, Zoom! by Caron Lee Cohen, Illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier

Broom, Zoom! by Caron Lee Cohen, Illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier is a book for the youngest of children. A little witch with a big red pointy hat wants to take a late night flight on a broom but discovers that goblin is using it to sweep up spilled flour. After going back and forth about [...]

Scaredy-Cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton

Scaredy-Cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton is my first introduction to Splat and I found him so cute that I must go seek out Rob Scotton’s other books featuring the same character.  It’s Halloween and Splat is in search of the scariest costume.  But no matter what he does or wear, everybody else is scarier than [...]

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 [...]