Princess Lemonella by Saarein te Brake / Sassafras de Bruyn (Book Review #79)

The Kingdom of Cornichon welcomes a baby girl, Princess Ella. This princess does not smile, laugh or behave in any joyful way. Her parents, the king, and the queen try their hardest to create a situation where she would smile, but nothing gives in, and so they give up and call her Princess Lemonella. After 18 years, the king and the queen finally decide that it is time for Lemonella to marry. As suitors pour in for this beautiful girl, she rejects []

Herpes Encephalitis (Infection of the Brain) – Could Encephalitis Have Killed Oscar Wilde? by James Okun, MD

  It is time for James Okun to pick our brain and inform us on some important medical matters. You can show your support by buying his books or leaving a comment here if you like- Jeyran Main James D. Okun, MD is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke University and of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He is the co-author of The History of New Innovations in Modern Medicine and of Erasing Scars: Herpes and Healing. []

I Want a Friend by Anne Boothe, Amy Proud (Book Review #78)

Arthur is in search of a play buddy. He does not know how to approach another child and ask if he could play with them. Instead, he thinks of ways to trap them or force them to be his friend. That sounds like fun. He grabs a net and tries to catch them, digs a hole, and waits for them to fall into it. None of the methods work, of course, so he sulks and cries until a little girl named Lilly []

The Day My Fart Followed Me To Hockey by Sam Lawrence & Ben Jackson (Book Review #85)

Timmy is a little boy that likes to play hockey. It is his first day playing and he needs to make a good impression so that coach Kip picks him for the team. Timmy’s best friend is little Fart. This little green illustrated figure stinks everywhere he goes. He wishes to follow Timmy to support him. Timmy does not wish to be embarrassed by little Fart, so he asks him to stay away. Fart still shows up at Timmy’s game and as []

Bedtime for Buzzy by T. J. Hackworth (Book Review #84)

This review was kindly requested by the Author,  T. J. Hackworth Much research has been done on what goes on in a child’s mind. What adventures do they have? What is their perspective when they observe and play? Bedtime for buzzy illustrates and welcomes us into the beautiful mind of a child’s world. Buzzy wishes to play yet it is bedtime. Buzzy does not want to sleep. He talks to each of his toys explaining that it’s bedtime and that his father []

The Band 4 – The Air We Breathe by Marguerite Nardone Gruen- Book Review by da-AL

da-AL has kindly written a review about this wonderful book called “The Band 4 – The Air We Breathe by Author Marguerite Nardone Gruen”.  I am posting this review below. A while ago I also happened to read and write a review for the same book. You can read my thoughts on the same book here. da-AL, is an Emmy award-winning journalist. Read more of her writing and stay tuned for when her adult literary fiction novel, “Flamenco & the Sitting Cat,” []


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