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Review: Extraordinary Ernie & Marvelous Maud by Frances Watts

Extraordinary Ernie & Marvelous Maud By Frances Watts Illustrated by Judy Watson Eerdmans Books ISBN: 978082853639 $5.99 Grades 2-3 In Stores Quality low-level series don’t grow on trees. Well actually, Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud doesn’t either – it hails from the UK – but I think you get where I’m going here. Light fun […]

Review: Keeper by Kathi Appelt

Keeper By Kathi Appelt Illustrated by August Hall Atheneum (Simon & Schuster) ISBN: 9781416950608 $16.99 Grades 4-7 In Stores *Best New Books* Every time I set my mind to reviewing Keeper, the latest from Newbery-honor-winning author Kathi Appelt (The Underneath) my thoughts always seem to align in groups of three. I think I’ll keep it […]

Toon Review: Countdown by Deborah Wiles

Countdown By Deborah Wiles Scholastic Press ISBN: 9780545106054 $17.99 Grades 5 and Up In Stores *Best New Books* (Click to enlarge) Review copy purchased. Watch the Countdown book trailer: Also reviewed by Bookends, A Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy, Becky’s Book Reviews, Abby (the) Librarian, Literate Lives, A Fuse #8 Production, A Year […]