Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sky Sisters (6)

Sky Sisters Written by: Jan Bourdeau Waboose This is a wonderful picture book for children set in Northern Ontario. The illustrations transport the kids into the dark, cold recesses of this area too. The story is about Nishiime, the younger … Continue reading

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One in Canada (5)

One in Canada By Maxine Trottier This is more than a counting book. It is unique in that one to ten become more than numbers. They are a celebration of Canada, its land and its resources, and rejoices in our … Continue reading

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Very Last First Time (4)

Very Last First Time By Jan Andrews and Ian Wallace This is an extraordinary picture book experience for kids of all ages. It contains a remarkable story, told in a very expressive way. Every winter in Eva’s Inuit village on … Continue reading

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Where are you Bear (3)

Where are you Bear? By Frieda Wishinsky This is a wonderful alphabet picture book for kids. It is unique in that it does much more than just recite the alphabet. It also takes kids on an adventure across Canada like … Continue reading

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Out on the Ice (2)

Out on the Ice In the Middle of the Bay By: Peter Cumming This is a wonderful book for kids about the curiosity of a child and some of the dangers that lurk in nature. One time, Leah’s mother went … Continue reading

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Gifts (1)

Gifts By Jo Ellen Bogart This is a wonderful children’s book about bonds that are formed between the young and old and some of the special gifts that are shared. When grandma went travelling all over the world, she promised … Continue reading

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The 9th Annual Canadian Book Review Challenge

I am so excited to be part of the 9th Canadian Book Review Challenge. This will be my 8th year participating in the challenge. Time has flown by, that’s for sure. And this year will not disappoint either as we … Continue reading

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