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Book Review/Giveaway: If You Were Me And Lived In CHINA. End July 17th


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If You Were Me And Lived In CHINA. A child’s introduction to Culture around the World. By Carole P. Roman

About the Book: I have always wanted to visit China and thanks to Ms. Roman’s book she had made it more exciting and interesting to know what to look for and see

China which is officially known as the People’s Republic of China which has a population of more the 135 billion people living there which is the most populated country in the world.

You might of learned about the Yangtze River which is in the South, or the Yellow River which is located in the North. Although the capital is Beijing many people called it Peking, China has major highways, trains and expressways and the second busiest airport in the world.

Children’s names are picked because they have meanings so boys who are called An which means peace or Bao which is another word for treasure and Fu for happiness. Girls are called Hong because they like the color red, Yu which stands for Jade which is a gemstone or Zi which is the word for smart. What would you like to be called if you lived in China? I think I would like to be called Zi.

China has some amazing places to visit like the Great Wall of China. It is a stone barricaded which was built thousands of years ago to keep strangers out of China. Nobody is sure but they believe it is about 5,500 hundred miles. Another very famous tourist site is the giant clay army that was only recently discovered that had been buried underground for more then two thousand years. You will be told that there are over eight thousand individually sculpted soldiers and about 520 statues of horses and 130 of just chariots. You will love explore the many tourist sites as you will have an opportunity to learn so much.

The New year is a very fun holiday to be part of and begins at midnight with fireworks which hope that the noise will chase off the evil spirits. It is a very important day to honor your grandparents. You would receive red envelops filled with good luck money. Because the celebration last fifteen days you will get to enjoy many delicious meals but better learn how to use the chopsticks because if you drop them it could bring you bad luck. They are very superstitious people.

Pages: 30

Cost: $9.99

Read more of Carole P. Roman’s books http://caroleproman.com/books

My Review: This book gives readers an inside into the culture of China, a place you never taught about visiting but now can. Imagine standing on the Great Wall of China taking a long walk or visiting the famous tourist site, the giant terracotta or clay army that was recently discovered that had been buried underground for more then two thousand years. Visit the Forbidden city were their emperors lived with over 4,000 rooms and hidden cambers. Learn about their currency, food and their favorite spot table tennis or ping pong. Join them as they celebrate the New Year with fireworks and making as much noise to chase off evil spirits. What a great way to end the story. With only 30 pages the author did her best to give readers a lot of information including 3 pages of  pronunciation guide.

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

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About the Author: Named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2012 for her first book, award winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons. Using an imaginary game she played with her grandson as a base, Captain No Beard was born. It has followed with four more books to the series.
Motivated by her love of yoga, Roman has written a book that not only teaches four poses, but shows how easy and accessible yoga can be.
She has just finished the first of six books in a groundbreaking new nonfiction series about culture around the world. “If You Were Me and Lived in…” combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world around us.

Writing for children has opened up a whole second act for her. While she is still working in her family business, this has enabled her to share her sense of humor as well as love for history and culture with the audience she adores. Roman lives on Long Island with her husband and near her children. http://caroleproman.com/About_Carole

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July 7, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Mice & Spiders & Webs . . . Oh My!


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Mice & Spiders & Webs . . . Oh My! by Sherrill S. Cannon (Author), Kalpart (Illustrator)

Is your child a good listener?

Rosemary is a little girl who is worried about returning to school after her teacher warns the class that they would soon have some mice, spiders, and webs in the classroom. Could Rosemary have misunderstood something?

How can mice and spiders and webs belong at school? Full of “Computer Speak,” this story introduces young readers to basic computer terms in a delightful way! See if your child can discover the mystery of the misunderstood words, and learn about the fun of computers with Rosemary.

This is the seventh rhyming children’s book by this award-winning author, whose other bestselling books include My Fingerpaint Masterpiece, Manner-Man, Gimme-Jimmy, The Magic Word, Peter and the Whimper-Whineys, and Santa’s Birthday Gift. https://sherrillscannon.wordpress.com/

 

My Review: This book is very educational in so many ways. First, learning not to jump to conclusion which is a psychological term referred to as a communication obstacle. Rosemary has decided not to go to school because she didn’t like mice, their noise or smell. She was also frightened of spiders and heard her teaching talking about their web. Her mother tried t convince her that they must be a part of a science project. But Rosemary didn’t want anything to do with it.

So her mother promised to talk to her teacher when she drops her off at school. Her mother told Ms Eddy about Rosemary’s fear of mouse and spider webs. Ms Eddy went on to explain to Rosemary and her mother what a computer, mouse and web means.

Teach your kids that before they jump to conclusions, they should make sure they have enough information to be sure they’re right. A must have.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

Pages: 30

Cost: $13 paperback

Kindle: $4.99

 

 

 

June 30, 2015 Posted by | Book Review | , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review/Giveaway: Battle of the Grandmas. Ends June 25th


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Battle of the Grandmas by Anthonette Klinkerman, illustrated by Justin Acquavella

 

About the Book: One little girl, three grandmas! Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? Well, three times the presents from Grandma, Granny, and NaNa (the real ones pictured at left) isn’t as wonderful as most grandkids would think in this humorous tale. Based on a true story, find out what happens when gift-giving becomes a battle!
My Review: When a little girl received three packages from her grandmas, it turns out they all sent her the same book. But they each wanted their gifts to be different and the best. So each grandma set out to out do each other by sending their grand daughter the best gifts they can find. Soon packages from each of them started to pile up in the girl’s house, from toys, music boxes, flowers to goodies and more. Even the postman was getting exhausted.

Finally, the little girl have had it, all she wanted was for her grandmas to spend time with her. Take her to the park, spend time with her reading a book or doing silly things to make her laugh and smile. All she wanted was hugs and kisses from those she loves.

I wish kids would think like this little girl. But society has changed all that because a lot of grandmas are guilty of trying to buy the love of their grandchild with gifts, and trying to out do the other grandma. I found this book very educational and that every grandma’s household should have a copy. The illustrations by Justin Acquavella an aspiring independent artist, graphic designer and illustrator help tell and bring the story to life. Pick up a copy today from Amazon.com

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way

 

About the Author: Anthonette Klinkerman is a public school English teacher and public speaker. She teaches English at a night high-school for at-risk teens, and conducts her award-winning mobile etiquette school, Courtesy Bootcamp, for businesses during the days. Battle of the Grandmas was written first, but actually is her second published book. Her first book is titled Courtesy Bootcamp: a not-so-gentle reminder to live by The Golden Rule. Married in 1999, Klinkerman was born in San Diego, California, and moved to Colorado in 2000. Her husband, also a teacher, was raised in Littleton, CO. Their one daughter is working on her art skills daily in preparation for mommy’s next book. The family does their best to keep up the visits with the relatives from in-town to those in California over breaks from school. When she is not speaking, writing, or grading papers, Klinkerman enjoys reading, golfing, hiking, and skiing, and exploring the restaurant scene to satisfy her inner “foodie”.

 

 

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There will be 1 winner  

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends June 25th, 2015

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the review below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.

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Winner is #2 – Carol L

 

 

June 9, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Book Review: Bible Dominoes


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Bible Dominoes. With Storybook inside.

About the Bible Dominoes: This domino game helps children to learn about the Bible and Jesus while playing! It also encourages communication, sharing, counting, and matching skills. The pieces are large and colorful, so they’re easy to pick up, and the pictures are clear. The set includes 28 dominoes with a mixture of Bible story characters, numbers, and animals to match, as well as instructions and a story booklet explaining the stories featured on the cards. A useful resource for home, school, or Sunday school. – See more at: http://www.kregel.com/childrens-activities/bible-dominoes/#sthash.7WmoD5sF.dpuf

 

My Review: This bible game is fun for kids which helps to develop their counting and matching skills. The dominoes are bright, colorful, and sturdy. Inside the box set includes 28 dominoes with a mixture of Bible characters, numbers, and animals to match and a story booklet explaining the stories featured on the cards.

Overall, kids between the ages of 3 and 7 will find it fun to play with and learn as well.

 

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Kregel Publications in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

June 1, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Kregel Book Review | , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: Stick Dog. VOL 1, 3 and 4


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Stick Dog by Tom Watson.  A really Good Story with kind of Bad Drawing. VOL 1

When Stick Dog gets a whiff of hamburgers grilling at Picasso Park, he knows he has to get one. Along with his stray dog friends – A Dalmatian named Stripes, a Dachshund named Karen, a mutt named Mutt and a Poodle named Poo-Poo – Stick Dog embarks on an epic quest to snatch those fantastic-smelling burgers.

It’s not an easy task. On the way, Poo-Poo gets attacked by a squirrel, Karen gets lost and Stripes becomes convinced that the family at the park is really a band of super-warrior humans.

What they need is a plan – but Stick Dog’s friends are, umm, not very good at coming up with realistic burger-snatching strategies.

Using teamwork, patience and skill, the question is this: Will Stick Dog guide them safely to a delicious dinner? http://www.harpercollins.com/books/9780062110787#

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Stick Dog Chases a Pizza VOL 3

In Stick Dog Chases a Pizza, Tom Watson’s hilarious follow-up to Stick Dog and Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog, Stick Dog returns with the same crazy crew. This time these canine friends have discovered a newfangled flavor—and it’s even more delicious than hamburgers and hot dogs. It’s pizza! And they won’t be satisfied until they get some slices of their own. But it won’t be that easy. There’s a kitten to rescue, a plan to make, and the messiest—and most dangerous—game of catch they’ve ever played. Pizza is on the menu, but only if their mission succeeds. Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the previous Stick Dog books. http://www.harpercollins.com/books/9780062278050

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Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream. VOL 4

The Stick Dog series continues in author-illustrator Tom Watson’s hilarious Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream. In the follow-up to Stick Dog, Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog, and Stick Dog Chases a Pizza, Stick Dog and his pals are back, but this time the temperature is rising and they’re all feeling the heat. They need cold, cold ice cream on this hot, hot day. It will take all of Stick Dog’s smarts to guide his friends to a scrumptious ice cream feast. They’ll battle a water-attacking machine, discover rainbow puddles, and chase the strangest, loudest truck they’ve ever seen. But there’s a looming threat to their mission—Stick Dog gets spotted by a human. And the police are on his tail. If he’s captured, Stick Dog may never see his friends again. If he escapes, it’s ice cream for everyone. Perfect for fans of Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, and the previous Stick Dog books. http://www.harpercollins.com/9780062278074/stick-dog-dreams-of-ice-cream

  • Age Range: 8 – 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 – 7
  • Cost: $12.99

My Review: Like I say in my past review, If you enjoy reading the wimpy kid series you may want to try something different. The Stick Dog series by Tom Watson are hilarious. In vol 1, Stick is always super hungry. Follow Stich Dog and his friends on a quest to find the perfect Hamburgers! But how will they ask the humans for hamburgers . Kids will enjoy reading this book.

In Stick Dog Chases a Pizza, Stick Dog and his friends found that Pizza was even more delicious than hamburgers and hot dogs.  As they went about looking for a Frisbee to play they came across a cardboard pizza circle with delicious smells. After tasting what was left on it they  devise a plan on how to get some pizza.

In Stick Dog Dreams of Ice Cream, the weather is getting hot and Stick Dog and his friends are feeling the heat and need to cold down. They hear an ice cream truck and decided to get themselves some. Poo-Poo sat down on the end of the seesaw, it sank down and he slide down the seesaw. After many attempts to get into the truck and failed, Stick Dog finally concludes that he will jump into the ice cream truck using a seesaw while his friends sat at the end of the seesaw. He rose as high as the board would lift him  to the exact height of the truck’s window. Will he be able to get his friends some ice cream or would he get caught?

The Stick Dog series are fun books for the kids. The illustrations are helps tell the stories.

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from HarperCollins in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

May 30, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, HarperCollins Book Review | , , , , , | 3 Comments

Review: William Shakespeare Love Mug


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William Shakespeare Love Mug

“O spirit of love, how quiet and fresh art thou!”  Literature lovers and coffee-drinkers alike will love this William Shakespeare Love Mug, covered in love-themed quotes, imagery and artwork from the Bard’s works.

A sturdy, high-quality mug that will last a lifetime.  Microwave and dishwasher safe.

Arrives in its own colorful gift box, as pictured.  The perfect gift for the Shakespeare fans in your life!

http://gonereading.com/product/william-shakespeare-love-mug/

 

My Review: Most readers know that William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor. He was widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. His books were and still read in schools. This Shakespeare love mug will make a great gift for any Shakespeare book lover. Have fun linking over 15 quotes to each Shakespeare books.

  • My heart is ever at your service. From the book of Timon of Athens
  • Love is a smoke raised with the fume of sighs. From the book of Romeo and Juliet
  • Love is merely a madness. From the book of As You Like It
  • Spirit of love, how quick and fresh art thou. From the book of Twelfth Nigh

Microwave and Dishwasher safe…..LOL! Not in any of his books.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Gone Reading International in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

 

May 29, 2015 Posted by | Book Review | , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review/Giveaway: I Hate to Read! Ends June 16th


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I Hate to Read by Rita Marshall and Etienne Delessert

About the Book: Victor Dickens hates to read, and nothing can change his mind. Or can it? How about a parrot with a peg leg? Or a rabbit with black barn boots? Or a field mouse with gold coins? Anything can happen on the whimsical, wonderful night when a little boy with a stubborn hatred of books discovers that printed words can take on lives of their own. Reissued here with a text crafted for even younger readers, I Hate to Read! won the 1993 Benjamin Franklin Award upon its original publication. http://gonereading.com/product/i-hate-to-read-by-rita-marshall/

 

Pages: 32

Ages: 5 and up

 

 

My Review: Have you tried to get your child to read and they just want to do other things like play video games? Well, meet Victor Dickens a stubborn boy who wear his helmet when skateboarding, combs his hair for the class picture, like to share with his dog, Page. He is good in math and science but fails in ABCs. Victor just hates reading.

So why he was pretending to read while watching Television, some characters started to crawl out of the book. First it was a crocodile in a white coat asking him to jump into his pocket. It’s time to read said the crocodile, it’s story time. But Victor told him that he hate to read. And that’s how his adventure started with each character from the book giving Victor an invitations to encourage him to read. With each adventures, Victor started to find reading interesting as he read each page, he just hated the story to come to an end. This will be a great addition to the school and home library.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Gone Reading International in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

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This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends June 16th, 2015

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Winner is #2 – Benita

May 29, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Book Review: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Noah’s Ark.


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Noah’s Ark. Adapted by Linda Falken from Genesis, Chapter 6-9.

 

About the Book: Children and adults will love this beautiful retelling of Noah’s Ark and the massive flood that destroyed the earth. The story is illustrated with paintings and drawings in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Featured artists include Gustave Courbet, Marc Chagall, John Henry Dearle, Lodewijk Tieling, Aurelio Luini, Giulio Bonasone, Jacob Bouttats, and Joseph Anton Koch. The book concludes with a note about each artwork.

Side note: The waters rose and lifted up the ark. And the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered. The waters rose higher until the mountains were covered, too, and all the earth was flooded as if by one sea. The timeless tale of Noah and his wooden ark housing two of every creature on earth is given new life through beautiful pieces of art from the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as other world-renowned museums….  http://www.abramsbooks.com/Books/Noah_s_Ark-9781419713613.html

 

  • Age Range: 4 – 8 years
  • Grade Level: Preschool – 3
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams (April 14, 2015)
  • Cost: $12.97 @ amazon

 

 

My Review: Noah’s Ark features full-color reproductions of paintings from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s own collection. The story is retold with selections of drawings and paintings by famous artists such a Marc Chagall, Gustave Courbet and others.

In Genesis 6-9, God saw how great the wickedness of the human race had become on the earth and that men’s human heart was only evil. But God saw that Noah was a righteous man, blameless among the people and he walked faithfully with God.

So God told Noah that He was going to destroy both men and the earth. To save Noah and his family, God instructed Noah to build an ark of cypress wood and to bring into the ark two of all living creatures, male and female.

We all know the full story. But these artists have captured the bravery, drama and humanity of the flood and Noah’s faith in God by featuring them in their paintings and drawings. The paintings and drawing in this book brings to life the story of Noah’s Ark.

 

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book from Abramsbooks in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

 

About the Author: Linda Falken was an editor for many years at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

 

About: The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870 and is the largest art museum in the United States, with a permanent collection containing more than two million works. It is located in New York City.

 

 

 

 

May 24, 2015 Posted by | Book Review | , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review/Giveaway: Relax-a-bye Baby. Ends June 12th.


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Relax-a-bye Baby. A Bedtime Guide to Help Your Little One Relax and Sleep tight

About the Book: Ever have trouble getting your little one to settle down for bed? Relax-a-bye Baby is a painless bedtime guide as well as a fun and interactive approach to body relaxation and mindfulness. Think of this book as a useful bonding tool for parents and other caregivers. Let’s put an end to the bedtime frustration and embrace the wonders of bedtime – one child at a time. http://www.relaxabyebaby.com/the-book/

 

Pages: 36

Cost: $6.99

 

 

My Review: Do you struggle getting your child to settle down during bedtime? You have tried everything including relaxation techniques, but still couldn’t get your child to settle down. Do not give up as the author has included the relaxation techniques with her concept and decided to share it with others.

This book teaches how to practice the techniques that will help your child fall asleep. Like quieting their body, easing their mind, closing their eyes and breathing deeply. Relaxing every part of the body is important, from wiggling of their feet and let them rest, straighten the legs and settle them, wiggle their fingers, flex their hands and many more.The illustrations by Dana Theveneau are bold and bright which helps tell the story.

Buy a copy today and teach your child the best way to have a restful sleep.

 

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

 

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About the Author: Mimi Sommers is a registered dental hygienist who graduated from University of Southern California. Early in her career, she moved to Switzerland to start a hygiene program for a private practice. She currently works part-time in Los Altos, CA and when she isn’t educating her patients on oral health, she enjoys traveling, tennis, hiking and brainstorming creative endeavors.  With a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Mimi most recently created a series of children’s interactive educational iPad Apps licensed under Life Skills Games, Inc.http://www.relaxabyebaby.com/about-us/

 

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There will be 1 winner  

This Giveaway is Open to the USA Only!

Winner will be selected by Random.org

Giveaway Ends June 12th, 2015

Comments like these would be deleted – Great contest, please enter me, Love to win this! This is so cute!

Mandatory: Leave a comment about the review below. Leaving a helpful comment relating to this book would be appreciated and valid to the giveaway.

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Winner is #2 – Benita

May 20, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, Free Giveaways | , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Book Review: The Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief & Sinister


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The Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief & Sinister by Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Clarire Legrand and Emma Trevayne

About the Book: A collection of thirty-six forty eerie, mysterious, intriguing, and very short stories by the acclaimed authors Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Claire LeGrand, and Emma Trevayne. The Cabinet of Curiosities is perfect for fans of Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and anyone who relishes a good creepy tale. Great for reading alone or reading aloud at camp or school!

The book features an introduction and commentary by the authors and black-and-white illustrations throughout.

 

Welcome to The Cabinet of Curiosities

Please enter.

No, really, come in. The Curators are delighted you are here. They invite you to turn a page, pull open a drawer, peek inside a room, slither into a nook. In fact, they insist.

Sometimes visitors to the cabinet find it rewarding to dive right into the middle. You could try that. You could flip back and forth. Start your exploration at the very end. Or the beginning.

The important thing is that you are here. Oh, do come in! The Curators guarantee you will find something . . . curious.

The Cabinet of Curiosities is a collection of eerie, mysterious, intriguing, and very short short stories presented by the cabinet’s esteemed Curators, otherwise known as acclaimed authors Stefan Bachmann, Katherine Catmull, Claire Legrand, and Emma Trevayne. http://www.stefanbachmann.com/books.php

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  • Age Range: 8 – 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 – 7
  • Hardcover: 496 pages
  • Cost: $16.99

 

My Review: The Cabinet of Curiosities is an imaginative collection of tales collection of scary stories. The stories are creepy but not too gory. The stories may give middle grade kids nightmares but fun for the older kids. They are great stories to read during camping or on Halloween night. If you love creepy mystery stories, then this is the right book for you.

The authors did a great job coming together to write a scary book. And the beautiful pencil or ink Illustrations by Alexander Jansson helped to bring these stories to life.

FTC Disclosure: I received a review copy of this book HarperCollins Publishing in exchange for a fair and honest review. I was not monetarily compensated for my opinion in any way.

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About the Author: Stefan Bachmann is a writer and musician. He was born in Colorado and now lives with his family in Switzerland. He is currently studying composing at the Zürich University of Arts, and writing his fourth book. His debut, The Peculiar, was published when he was nineteen years old. http://www.stefanbachmann.com/about.php

April 7, 2015 Posted by | Book Review, HarperCollins Book Review | , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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