Thursday, February 18, 2016

Love Is My Favorite Thing

Plummie the dog's character and voice is very creative.  It's probably pretty close to what a dog or pet is thinking. I think. Because I love picture books and write stories, I found Plummie very realistic.  There's a definite charm to Love Is My Favorite Thing. The illustrations are super cute. 
Whether you're a pet lover or not, you'll smile.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016


The name says it all.  A child can guess all the way through this cute book as to how the hedgehogs will ever be able to hug.  I love the illustrations. Colorful. Simple. I found this while looking for a new Valentine's Day book.  I think it's fine for anytime of year.  Hedgehugs is one of those books I'll look at again and again. 
I think you will too.

Monday, February 1, 2016


A very good book for ages eight and up.  Here is the story behind the famous Gordon Lightfoot song from the seventies.  The subject matter is why I think it should be for older children.  Unless you have a more mature child.  It's a somber book.  Outstanding storytelling.  The Song of the Bell poem is also weaved throughout.  Strong illustrations. A story that needs to be remembered.