Children’s Books

If I was a Caterpillar by Ben Jackson & Sam Lawrence (Book Review #120)

This review was requested by Ben Jackson. This children’s book focuses on the possibilities of being more than what you are. To fly, imagine, dream and aim for anything your heart desires. If I was a Caterpillar, is about this cute green insect wondering and dreaming about climbing the tallest tree, bouncing like a kangaroo, and floating across the lake. These are things that a Caterpillar may psychically not be able to do but has every right to dream about, and that []

Farkle Shark, You Are Not Stupid by Rita Emmett and Irina Bulgaru (Book Review #119)

“Everyone is a genius. But if a fish is judged by how well it climbs a tree, it will live its entire life feeling stupid. ~~ Attributed to Albert Einstein.”   This review was kindly requested by Ben Jackson. The book begins with such a strong message. To accept your limitation and embrace your potential. Farkle Shark has a few monkey friends that can climb trees. They bully him and tell him that he is a stupid Shark because he cannot climb. []

Quest Chasers: The Deadly Cavern by Grace & Thomas Lockhaven (Book Review #104)

Thie review was kindly requested by Grace Lockhaven. Quest Chasers is a charming children’s book written about a girl named Eevie and a boy named Tommy. There is a very pleasing bond of friendship between these two, and as they enter the world of which they have never known before, they are trapped. Every quest is a riddle, and every riddle has an answer to opening a way for their freedom. The setting and story take them to a fantasy world named []

Billy’s search for the Healing Well by Helen C. Burke (Book Review #108)

This is a beautiful book written about a boy named Billy. He has a sick mother and is living with his grandma. Billy just wishes to go back to his mommy and to do as much as possible to save his mother’s life. His only hope is a Healing Well that is located in Ireland, and even that is a myth. Billy runs away to find this Healing Well, taking Granny’s prized cream pot with him. Billy befriends a leprechaun named Patsy []