Looking to get away from bland old children's book plots? What about a modern take on a classic fable with a playful jab at millennials and a light macabre twist? I can't take credit for finding this gem of a book. All the credit goes to...

Synopsis Feeling mindful is feeling good! You know when you're having a bad day, you have that wobbly feeling inside and nothing seems to go right? Find a quiet place, sit down, and meditate! In this daily companion, kids of any age will learn simple exercises...

Did you know an orangutan builds a new nest in the trees every night before it goes to sleep? Did you know that mother otters often wrap themselves and their pups in seaweed to keep from floating away while they sleep? Janet Halfmann's newest children's book, Animal Teachers,...

What Happened to the Tooth Fairy?By Graham GardnerIllustrated by Nancy LeBlanc978-1939930156March 15, 2014Belle Isle BooksWhen Oliver loses his front tooth, he's eagerly anticipating a visit from the tooth fairy. But when the tooth fairy doesn't show, his excitement turns to worry. Did he do something...

A Rainbow of BirdsBy Janet HalfmannIllustrated by Jack FosterISBN: 1616334622February 15, 2014Guardian Angel PublishingJanet Halfmann has been a favorite author in our family for years. My older boys grew up on her books, so naturally their two-year-old baby brother became a Halfmann fan, as well....

My two-year-old, Kaylen, and I covered two new books this weekend. I found them while trying out my hand-me-down Kindle and trying to entertain the little one at the same time. Both were released in 2012 by Two Lions Press. One was amazing and one...