Monthly Archives: February 2017

Jasper John Dooley: Public Library Enemy #1 by Caroline Adderson (166)

This is the last of the three fictional books that I picked up from my local library that is written by Caroline Adderson. What a treasure-throve of laughs these books were. All Jasper wanted was to find a book that … Continue reading

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Jasper John Dooley: Lost and Found by Caroline Adderson (165)

This is the second book in the series that I picked up at my local library by Caroline Adderson. This book is super cute too. And it is hilarious. Bored of hide-and-seek and knights, Jasper and his friends invent a … Continue reading

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Jasper John Dooley: You’re in Trouble by Caroline Adderson (164)

This is a wonderfully cute junior fiction story. There are three books in this series and I am going to be reviewing all three of them. They were precious finds at my local library. Just when I wasn’t looking, there … Continue reading

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Troubles with Bubbles by Frank B. Edwards and John Bianchi (163)

This is a wonderfully funny picture book for kids about bubbles. It will keep children smiling and laughing. The illustrations are hilarious. These delightfully simple stories offer very young readers the opportunity to read a book all by themselves. By … Continue reading

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Liberty Street by Dianne Warren (162)

Just as the previous book that I reviewed, I also became interested in this book because of the title. Wouldn’t it be great to live on Liberty Street….or even the notion of liberty would make a person feel free. Then … Continue reading

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The Hidden Keys by Andre Alexis (161)

The title really struck me when I saw this title on our shelf at the local library.  There was something to the concept of hidden keys. And I am glad to say that the story didn’t disappoint at all as … Continue reading

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Bubble Homes and Fish Farts by Fiona Bayrock (160)

This is a wonderful and funny picture book for kids about bubbles and how bubbles can help protect animals and fish from the destruction of nature. What child doesn’t love bubbles?  I loved bubbles as a child, and I must … Continue reading

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