Title: Raven, Romda and Ravai: The Dark Beast Author: Dave Maruszewski Genre: Fantasy / Young Adult / Children’s Raven, Romda and Ravai: The Dark Beast tells the tale of three friends journeying on their first quest as knights of the king’s guard. They travel to come to the aid of a priest who… Read More Raven, Romda and Ravai – Editorial Review
Author: Jodi Lea Stewart Title: Silki, the Girl of Many Scarves: Summer of the Ancient Genre: Fiction / YA Fiction / Adventure-Mystery This short, fast-paced novel introduces readers to Silki, a young girl growing up on the Navajo reservation who loves her horse and using her creative imagination. One day, when a dark… Read More Summer of the Ancient – Editorial Review
Title: Finding Santa: The Adventure of Greedy Elf Author: Ellie Elf Genre: Children’s Picture Book Gus the elf is a very hard worker. So hard in fact, that one winter Santa invites him along to deliver presents to children on Christmas Eve. Upon finding a toy train that has been broken by a… Read More Finding Santa: The Adventure of Greedy Elf – Editorial Review
Title: Hoagie & Katie Author: Rio Koviak Genre: KidLit Hoagie & Katie is a KidLit story of an adventure that plays out between two lost animals, a hamster and a capybara. Hoagie, a domesticated hamster, and a wild and free capybara named Katie journey through the waterways and wildness of the jungle in search of… Read More Hoagie & Katie – Editorial Review
Title: A Boy Like You and Me Author: Eva Maria Schwarz-Pretner Illustrated by: Fatima Aldarmaki Genre: Children’s picture book A young ordinary boy–“like you and me”–learns that he has the extraordinary ability to wish for things that come true. He wishes for a neck as long as a giraffe so he can see past the tall woman… Read More Editorial Review – A Boy Like You and Me
Title: Sunny Days Author: Jesse Byrd Genre: Children’s Children’s literature has changed significantly since the days of Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tales or nursery rhyme picture books from Mother Goose. Many authors have found a way to increase children’s awareness of current issues in an appropriate manner, ensuring that the books are not only educational and… Read More Editorial Review – Sunny Days
Title: The Power of With: How the Impossible is Possible! Author: Mickey Moore Genre: Children’s / Faith-Based In The Power of With, Eric learns how one seemingly small word can change everything. This faith-based children’s book draws on a lesson from the Christian Bible to shape its story and its characters. Eric has… Read More Editorial Review – The Power of With: How the Impossible is Possible!
Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics by Yossi Lapid What is Snowman Paul willing to do for an Olympic medal? The Winter Olympic Games are just around the corner, and Snowman Paul will be there, looking for gold medals. However, how far is he willing to go in his pursuit of his Olympic dream?
There are few sounds more life-enhancing than the uncontrollable chuckle of a small child; the one that emerges from deep in the belly, the one that lacks any self-consciousness, as if their whole being has been consumed by a giggle.
Written and illustrated by Chloe Bonfield Running Press Kids I found this to be a very beautiful, sweet story about a young boy’s quest to find the perfect tree – though a bit sinister, a bit macabre, in the atmospheric-sense, which of course I liked.