Children Books



Where is Robin is a children's picture book by Robin Barone.
Do you remember the computer game Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Did you ever get it for your kids? The elementary school had it so while our kids enjoyed it at school they wanted different games at home. No skin off my nose! It saved me from buying […]

Where is Robin Book Review




The children's book shows that girls can be super heroes, too! A must read for all girls.
(NOTE: I was given a copy of this book to review. But all of my opinions are mine.) Have you heard about the ‘Disney princess effect’? In a nutshell, it is how the Disney princesses impact young girls by subtly teaching them that their worth is based more on their physical […]

Nina the Neighborhood Ninja


The children's picture book Baroque with Joy by Suzanne Brown is a fabulous introduction to baroque music!
(Note: I was given a free copy of Baroque with Joy but that did not influence my opinion.) While growing up, my exposure to classical music was sorely lacking. (But then, what do you expect for someone born in the Mesozoic era?) I vowed that it would be different with […]

Baroque with Joy




The children's book Chicken Soup, Chicken Soup is a clever book that deals with a granddaughter caught between two grandmothers and their family traditions.
(Note: I received free copies of the books mentioned but that did not influence my opinion.) What happens when a man and a woman marry and they are from different cultures? Or different religions? How do they resolve those differences? And, how do those differences affect their children? In the […]

Clever Children’s Book



The Cat, The Dog, Little Red, The Exploding Eggs, The Wolf, and Grandma by Dian and Christyan Fox is a delightful children's picture book. Kids will love hearing it and adults will enjoy reading it. A GREAT book!
So. I went to the bookstore to see if there was a fun Halloween book that I could get for my grandkids. I wanted something like the one I have previously written about. It’s a hoot! I looked. And looked. There were boring books. There was a Halloween book based […]

A Fun Picture Book