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Kane Miller Books specializes in award-winning children’s books from around the world. Our books bring the children of the world closer to each other, sharing stories and ideas, while exploring cultural differences and similarities.

Hardcover, 32 page, picture book for ages 2-6, concepts/activities/ art/ animals.

“Guess which animal will appear next based on a tiny hint in the right-hand corner of each double-page spread. Then discover who’s left the page.”

LOVE it. My 2 year old reviewer and I think this is a fun book full of animals. Also good for reasoning and observational skills.

Paperback activity book, 96 pages.

“Math and art, as different as night and day, right? Wrong! This is Not a Math Book shows how math can be beautiful and art can be numerical. Amazing patterns with a mathematical basis will be revealed as you follow the simple activity instructions. And you’ll learn incredible math facts as you draw the beautiful designs. A real eye-opener for kids of all ages with an artistic bent who think that math is dry and boring, while math enthusiasts will discover new ways to be creative.”

LOVE it. For ages 9 and up, so I’ve reviewed this one solo. I’m enjoying this doodle-like book at nap times and I will have to buy another when needed for my youngster. Great home school resource.

Kane Miller EDC Publishing provided these books to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

 

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“What better thing to do on a grey day than collect some colours? Cat decides to do just that, but where will she find them? A charming, deceptively simple story about making the most of the world around us, and giving something back in return.”

Hardcover, 32 pages.

Airlie Anderson’s book is TERRIFIC. It’s perfect for toddlers/ preschool children. With brief sentences and charming illustrations, this book tells a cute story with a sweet ending. Teaches colors and sequencing, too. We love it💜 A keeper for our library.

About Airlie: “Airlie has been published as an author and illustrator by several notable houses such as Child’s Play International, Little Brown & Co, Dover Publications, and Tiger Tales.  She is the recipient of several book awards including the 2014 Gold Independent Publishers Book Award, the Best English Language Books for Children (Taiwan) as well as the 2008 Practical Preschool Award. ”

Airlie Anderson/Child’s Play International provided this book to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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A cat who thinks he’s a duck?  He must be Quackers!!

This quirky funny book is about standing out, fitting in, and building a life with room for all.

Quackers is a duck. Sure, he may have paws and whiskers. And his quacks might sound more like…well, meows, but he lives among ducks, everyone he knows is a duck, and he’s happy.
Then Quackers meets another duck who looks like him (& talks like him, too!)—but he calls himself a cat. So silly!

Quackers loves being among his new friends the cats, but he also misses his duck friends, and so he finds a way to combine the best of both worlds. Part cat, part duck, all Quackers!

Hardcover book. pages- 40. Ages 3-7

This is cute story that teaches on friendship and acceptance. The characters in this story (ducks & cats) are nice (no conflict). And the illustrations (soft colored pencil look) work with the story. Quackers is Liz Wong’s debut children’s book. Text didn’t hold the attention of my 2 year old reviewer. It’s a good story but confusing for a little one (a cat that is called a duck). Better suited for older children.

LIz Wong/Randon House Publishers provided this book to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Yoga for Children: 200+ Yoga Poses, Breathing Exercises, and Meditations for Healthier, Happier, More Resilient Children

Help your kids de-stress and get healthy!

Yoga for Children will encourage your child to learn about yoga with an attentive, at-home instructor—you! Even if you are new to the practice, author, mom, and children’s yoga expert Lisa Flynn will guide you and your child through more than 200 yoga poses, meditations, and activities that are suitable for children between the ages of two and twelve. Complete with full-color photographs, instructional scripts, and pose modifications, Yoga for Children will help build your child’s confidence, self-awareness, and focus while strengthening your connection—one yoga session at a time.

Paperback. 320 pages.

LOVE this book !!

Just a few of the many good things in Yoga for Children:

♥Organized so that it’s user friendly.

♥The yoga poses are listed alphabetically.

♥Full color photos for each pose done by a child.

♥The “Sequences” chapter models how to put poses together creating a yoga practice!

I highly recommend this book for parents and teachers. It is easy to understand by everyone – even those without any previous yoga experience.

Have to write it again – I LOVE this book.

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I received this book from author Lisa Flynn in exchange for an honest blog review.

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Competition can bring out the worst in us, but it can also be an opportunity to learn impactful life lessons. That’s why it’s so important for kids to understand how to handle winning and losing!

Join Lulu and Max as they help Bear-Bear, Goosey, Coyote and the rest of their animal friends in the Field Day contests determine who will be the leader of Lulu’s forest.

It was a win for me. This 32 page hardcover book had an interesting story (recommended for ages 4-8) paired with lovely illustrations. Good sportsmanship, friendship, kindness, and forgiveness are the topics for this story of a girl named Lulu, and boy named Max, and some forest animals. I enjoyed the characters, story, and illustrations (illustrations are full of expressions that really made the story). Christian theme; ten bible verses at the end of the story (for ALL ages).

 

The BookLook Bloggers book review program provided this complimentary copy for review purposes. No other compensation was received. All opinions are my own.

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we love this Music!

A.J. Jenkins, singer/songwriter

Listen and watch on You Tube or visit the website.

Terrific songs for toddlers. Educational and fun in a soothing folk music style.

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Goodnight, Ark

Zonderkidz, 32 page board book

QUICK OVERVIEW:

“Goodnight, Ark, written by Laura Sassi and illustrated by New York Times bestselling illustrator Jane Chapman, is a comical bedtime tale about Noah sharing his bed on the ark.”
MY REVIEW:
Fun to read- highly recommend.
This story, based on the Bible’s story of Noah, has no mention of scripture or God. The author does a great job of storytelling using the Biblical story of Noah’s ark. Imagination is a great way to spark a little reader’s interest in Bible stories. Here’s a terrific example of storytelling using the Biblical story of Noah’s ark. Fun story with captivating pictures. Love that tiger.

Uses Rhyme and Onomatopoeia (pop, ping, zip, zing – that’s Onomatopoeia)

Addresses feelings – being afraid of stormy weather.

The BookLook Bloggers book review program provided this complimentary copy for review purposes. No other compensation was received. All opinions are my own.

 

 

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