Children’s Books

What she says & What I see by Ronnie B Daniels (Book Review #219)

This review was kindly requested by Ronnie B Daniels What she says and what I see is a children’s book about a little boy named Chris. He sees things differently. When Mom uses a particular phrase to say goodnight to Chris, it causes trouble for him. As Chris explains to mom what she is saying, is what he is seeing. The mother changes her tactic and it solves the problem. I liked how colorful and direct the illustrations were. I believe the []

Martha The Blue Sheep by Gabrielle Yetter (Book Review #200)

This review was kindly requested by Gabrielle Yetter. Martha the blue sheep is a children’s book about how Martha’s coat is accidentally dyed blue and no matter how much she tries, the blue just does not come off. The rest of the sheep mock her for being different and so she is stigmatized for what has happened to her. As Martha feels isolated and discriminated for the way she looks, her blue color becomes a way for her to save a life. []

Sayni and the Windowjet Brothers by Garth Laidlaw (Book Review #202)

This review was kindly requested by Garth Laidlaw  Sayni and the Windowjet Brothers is a children’s book written about a town named Candleton. Ironically it is lit by candles hence, the name. There is this little ten-year-old girl named, Sayni. She has a compass and has been told by the elders in her town that if she uses it correctly, the compass will guide her through her life. She normally walks around collecting things for her compass and some days, she fails []

The Disenchanted Wizard by Mike Crowl (Book Review #168)

This review was requested by Mike Crowl. The third children’s book in the Grimhilderness series is The Disenchanted Wizard. I, unfortunately, have not read the first two books and my review is purely based on the third book alone. I did, however, notice that the author has mentioned that the third book is a stand alone and will then be put together with the first two books after the fourth is written. My recommendation, having read the third book would be to not []

“Kids on Trump: America’s Children on President Trump” by Marie Korman & Freida Raj

This review was kindly requested by Marie Korman. Kids on Trump is a short non-fiction book about creating opportunities for children to grow by giving value to what they think. The book begins with interviewing a 10-year-old kid, asking her questions about Trump. The questions are all very generic and the answers are pretty funny. The girl is completely against Trump and wants nothing to do with him. In between these interviews, there are exercises for the reader. I found the workshop []

The golden rule by Jessica Marie Baumgartner (Book Review #167)

This review was kindly requested by Jessica Marie Baumgartner. The golden rule is a children’s book written about a girl that feels her religion, culture and family life is different to others. She then explores the fact and begins to learn that every faith has a golden rule just like hers and even though they too, are different, they all stand on common grounds. It teaches children diversity, acceptance and the ability to respect everyone no matter what faith, culture or background []