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Monster Trucks by Anika Denise - Book Review

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By Anika Denise, Nate Wragg (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062345226
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Published: HarperCollins - July 12th, 2016

Monster Trucks grumble. Monster Trucks groan. And Monster Trucks groan! And each wants to win the Monster Race. But when there is an unusual entry each of the monsters think a cute little blue bus doesn’t have a ghost of a chance! Rhyming and humor mixed with a surprise twist, this Halloween gem will be a treat year round. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Oskar and the Eight Blessings

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ISBN: 9781596439498
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 8th, 2015

“Even in bad times, people can be good.” Many acts of kindness help a young refugee navigate Manhattan on the seventh day of Chanukah, 1938. Wonderful illustrations frame a breathtaking story that can be as simple or as sophisticated as you like. ~ Reviewed by Aubrey Restifo

Song of the Stars

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By Sally Lloyd-Jones, Alison Jay (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780310736301
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Published: Zonderkidz - October 6th, 2015

A beautiful retelling of the Christmas Story! All the animals around the world are gathering to welcome the new baby. Alison Jay’s artwork makes this board book a gorgeous addition to your Christmas collection. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

24 Stories for Advent

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By Brigitte Weninger, Eve Tharlet (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780735842298
Availability: Backordered
Published: NorthSouth Books - October 1st, 2015

Start a new tradition with a story a night during the season of advent. A good way to slow down and read with your kids during the busy holiday season. The stories are short and sweet and accompanied by adorable illustrations. ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Little Boo

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By Stephen Wunderli, Tim Zeltner (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780805097085
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 12th, 2014

Beautifully illustrated story of a little pumpkin seed who wants to be scary. As a little seed, no one is scarred of him, even when he yells "boo", but the wind tells him "just wait". As the seasons pass, the seed grows into a vine, then a big pumpkin, and then - Boo! A scary Jack-o-lantern! Cute story, with a nice look of the seasons. ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore

It's Raining Bats & Frogs

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By Rebecca Colby, Steven Henry (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250049926
Availability: Special Order
Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 11th, 2015

Delia is delighted! The witch’s parade is finally here! Nothing will stop their fun….except it is raining! What is a poor little witch to do? In a hilarious bunch of mishaps, the witches learn to make the best of what seems to be a bad situation….after all, it could be raining bats and frogs! ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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