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: 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: 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!
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.