WHERE’S THE LLAMA? AN AROUND-THE-WORLD ADVENTURE, by Michael O’Mara, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Get ready for a whole llotta llama drama! Word has reached the Andes that everyone's going bananas over llamas!  Intrigued, an intrepid herd have decided to "alpaca" their bags and set off on the ultimate round-the-world adventure to meet their fans. Out September 2018 48 pages approx. MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange … Continue reading WHERE’S THE LLAMA? AN AROUND-THE-WORLD ADVENTURE, by Michael O’Mara, Andrews McMeel Publishing

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AND I’D DO IT AGAIN: THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF AN EDWARDIAN HEIRESS, by Aimee Crocker, Forward by Helen Lederer, Head of Zeus

Aimée Crocker was an heiress to gold and railroad fortunes and a daughter of Judge Edwin B. Crocker (1818-1875), legal counsel for the Central Pacific Railroad, Justice of the California Supreme Court in 1865 and founder of the Crocker Art Museum. Her father was a brother of Charles Crocker, one of the "big four" California … Continue reading AND I’D DO IT AGAIN: THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF AN EDWARDIAN HEIRESS, by Aimee Crocker, Forward by Helen Lederer, Head of Zeus

JERUSALEM’S QUEEN: THE SILENT YEARS: A NOVEL OF SALOME ALEXANDRA, by Angela Hunt, Bethany House/Bakers Publishing Group

Born in the small village of Modein, a town made famous by the warrior Maccabees, Salome Alexandra knows better than to harbor grand dreams for her future. She pales in comparison to her beautiful older sister, and though she learns to read at an early age, girls are not valued for their intellectual ability. But … Continue reading JERUSALEM’S QUEEN: THE SILENT YEARS: A NOVEL OF SALOME ALEXANDRA, by Angela Hunt, Bethany House/Bakers Publishing Group

ONCE WE WERE STRANGERS: WHAT FRIENDSHIP WITH A SYRIAN REFUGEE TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVING MY NEIGHBOR, by Shawn Smucker, Fleming H. Revell Company/Baker Publishing Group

In 2012, Mohammad fled his Syrian village along with his wife and four sons, escaping to Jordan through the wilderness. Four years later he sat across from Shawn Smucker in a small conference room in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Though neither of them knew it, Mohammad had arrived in Shawn's life just in time. This is the … Continue reading ONCE WE WERE STRANGERS: WHAT FRIENDSHIP WITH A SYRIAN REFUGEE TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVING MY NEIGHBOR, by Shawn Smucker, Fleming H. Revell Company/Baker Publishing Group

THOMAS’ SNOWSUIT, by Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko, Annick Press

Thomas refuses to wear his new snowsuit despite the pleas of his mother, his teacher, and even his principal. Out June 1, 1995 24 pages approx. MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest review. This is the only Robert Munsch book that I've heard on a CD but have never had … Continue reading THOMAS’ SNOWSUIT, by Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko, Annick Press

THE BOY IN THE DRAWER, by Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko, Annick Press

Shelley finds a small boy in her drawer who causes a lot of trouble. Robert Munsch's award-winning books have become a staple on the bookshelves of families worldwide. His stories reflect the joys and challenges of everyday living, offering zany, yet utterly normal, experiences of family life. Munsch has sold over 40 million books in … Continue reading THE BOY IN THE DRAWER, by Robert Munsch, Michael Martchenko, Annick Press