Book reviews by elementary school teachers Kate Glinsmann and Jennifer Sykes.
by Obert Skye
Obert Skye’s The Creature from my Closet series features mashups of popular fictional creatures/characters. There’s Wonkenstein (Willy Wonka/Frankenstein), Pinocula (Pinocchio/Dracula), and Katfish (Katniss/Ariel, the Little Mermaid). The second book in the series is the Potterwookiee, which is a miniature Chewbacca with Harry Potter’s lightning bolt scar and accessories. [Read more...]
While the slightly older set may have dreams of gadgets and devices, the gift of a great book cannot be overlooked. They’ll thank you when they curl up with their new diversion and a cup of hot cocoa. Here are twelve great texts, ranging from chicken mysteries to comics to survivor fantasy. [Read more...]
Why, yes! The clock is ticking. Hanukkah begins on Wednesday night, and Christmas is right around the corner. If you are still hunting down the perfect gift for a toddler, preschooler, emerging reader, or anyone who enjoys picture books, you have come to the right place! [Read more...]