This wondrous book is a book without words but no words are necessary because Multi-Caldecott winning author, David Wiesner, tells the story in pictures. And what a story it is! If you take your children to the Jersey Shore or any shore for that matter, and your child is a dreamer or artist, then this is the book to spark imaginations!
Author: Pragmatic Mom
Our Extraordinary Earth: Non Fiction for ages 6-12
This is what I learned from Planet Earth, Our Extraordinary World Up Close! by Matthew Murrie and Steve Murrie:
-The black ink the octopus sprays in the face of pursuers is believed to disrupt their sense of smell.
– One Dugong can devour a bed of seagrass the size of a soccer field in one day!
Top 10: Funny Picture Books to LOL with Your Child
My five-year-old son selected most of these funny picture books because they make us both laugh!
Pole Dancing for Ladies Who Lunch
The last hurrah was picking up money with our butts. First of all, a $10 bill is not enough. Secondly, the money needs to be crisp! And lastly, we all can do it. Yes, ladies who lunch can pick up money with our butts! An interesting and productive day, to say the least.
Thanks God, for Mommy Prayers, A Mother’s Day Gift Idea for All Moms!
And one more thing, God. Can you get all the dads to buy this for their wife for mother’s day? It’s just around the corner, and every mom who has raised an infant and toddler deserves to read this book. We all could use a good, deep chuckle and feel satisfied that we were not the only ones struggling. And now we can laugh about it because we’re finally getting sleep.
Preschoolers: Learn Chinese Through Nursery Rhyme Book & CD
Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes by Faye-Lynn Wu and Kieren Dutcher is an appealing CD and book combo to expose younger kids (ages 2-7) to Chinese through songs and nursery rhymes. It would be a great in a classroom as well for units on China and/or Chinese New Year. I highly recommend this book!
Young Adult Post WWII Jewish War Story: What I Saw and How I Lied
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell is an award winning young adult novel (National Book Award Winner, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and An ALA Best Book for Young Adults) is a coming of age novel that oozes with “Mad Men” glamor and ambiance.