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Froggy's Best BabysitterFroggy’s Best Babysitter by Jonathan London
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Froggy’s Best Babysitter” by Jonathan London was awesome. My daughter really loved the book. She followed along with me all the way through until the end and even helped me out with some of the words. She really liked the pictures that accompanied the text too…they were so bright and colorful. It was really easy for her to follow along with the story.
As a parent, I enjoyed “Froggy’s Best Babysitter as well. I think it really kept my daughter engaged which, to me, is very important as she approaches the age where she will be learning to read.
I give it 5 stars.

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The Berenstain Bears and the Jump Rope ContestThe Berenstain Bears and the Jump Rope Contest by Stan Berenstain
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“The Berenstain Bears and the Jump Rope Contest” was entertaining…like all of the Berenstain books, it was a great reading resource for my daughter and Sister in her jump rope contest was hilarious.
I was very happy that my daughter enjoyed it.
I give it 4 stars.

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What a Week: The Sound of Long E (Wonder Books

What a Week: The Sound of Long E (Wonder Books by Cynthia Fitterer Klingel

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“What a Week: The Sound of Long E” by Cynthia Fitterer Klingel was a great resource tool to use as my daughter is learning how to read. She continues in the series with the sound of Long E using words such as “clean,” “feed,” “see,” and “week” among many others. The pictures that accompany the text also provide terrific insight for young readers as they are learning how to pronunciate the words and know what they mean.

As a parent, this phonic series has been a wonderfool asset to me while preparing my daughter to read, recognize sight words and prepare her for pre-school. I will continue to go through this series and post my reviews as I go along.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “What a Week: The Sound of Long E” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Welcome Fall

Welcome Fall by Jill Ackerman

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Welcome Fall” by Jill Ackerman is a touch-and-feel book designed for babies and small toddlers who are learning about the season of fall and its characteristics. Ms. Ackerman does a great job of illustrating the highlights of fall and provides great interation for your child as you read through its pages such as the different metallic color leaves falling from the tree or the crinkly section in the big pile of leaves that the little boy loves to jump into.

I really enjoyed reading this book with my daughter. She loved the various colors that the pictures provided and showed great interest all throughout the book.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “Welcome Fall” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Dogs: The Sound of D (Wonder Books (Chanhassen, Minn.).)Dogs: The Sound of D (Wonder Books by Alice K. Flanagan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Dogs: The Sound of D” by Alice K. Flanagan is a great resource for your child when they’re learning how to read and pronounce words…also the pictures that accompanied the sentence of each page was great!!! My daughter really liked it, was excited about going through it and could name all the colors.

The author also included a vocabulary list of the “d” words she used in the book – “dig” and “dogs”. As a parent, I really thought this feature was a great complement to the book because I can use those words in making flash cards for my child for us to go over and over again.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S.  “Dogs: The Sound of D” was provided on-loan from my public library.

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Chad Checks: The Sound of Ch (Wonder Books (Chanhassen, Minn.).)Chad Checks: The Sound of Ch (Wonder Books by Peg Ballard

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Chad Checks: The Sound of Ch” by Peg Ballard continues with the “ch” sound of words such has “Chad,” “checks” and chest. It takes the reader through several sentences, one on each page along with an accompanying picture, that helps them become familiar with the “ch” sound and pronounce it.

My daughter really liked this book…especially all the colors throughout the book and on each page. Also, she was able to identify with some of the items in the pictures such as “toys,” “bed” and wagon.

As a parent, of course, I love this book, and this whole series in fact. I think it’s a great resource for toddlers as they are learning to read, pronouce words and use them in sentences.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “Chad Checks: The Sound of Ch” was provided on-loan by my local library.

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The Cabin: The Sound of C (Wonder Books (Chanhassen, Minn.).)The Cabin: The Sound of C (Wonder Books by Cynthia Fitterer Klingel

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“The Cabin: The Sound of C” by Cynthia Fitterer Klingel is a great resource that wonderfully instills in toddlers and children learning to read and learning to sound out their words the sound of the letter C. Using easy-to-pronounce words such as “cabin,” “cat” and “calm,” the author creates an environment in which readers are allowed to make themselves at home and feel comfortable learning to say the sentences that she has put together, and, even more, to practice the vocabulary list formed at the end of the book.

Moreover, the pictures are also very complimentary to the text, and they provide great imagery in which colors can be practiced as well. My daughter had a ball naming the colors on each page, and, as a parent, it really gave me great joy to know that my child was not only being entertained, but learning as well.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “The Cabin: The Sound of C” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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I Like Bugs: The Sound of B (Wonder Books (Chanhassen, Minn.).)I Like Bugs: The Sound of B (Wonder Books by Alice K. Flanagan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“I Like Bugs: The Sound of B” by Alice K. Flanagan was awesome, and my daughter loved it…continuing her phonics teaching, Ms. Flanagan uses a child’s fascination with bugs in order to introduce the sound of B into their vocabulary. Each page features a different bug, and what they do…the pictures were really great, and my daughter was able to identify with each one.

As a parent, I really liked this book and will continue on with the series…my daughter is 3 and just learning how to talk and form her words. This is a great took that I’ve found to use with her to build her vocabulary.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S.  “I Like Bugs:  The Sound of B” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Mama, Do You Love Me? Board BookMama, Do You Love Me? Board Book by Barbara M. Joosse

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara M. Joosse was such a lovely book to read…it illustrates how children, sometimes, will try and test the depth of their parent’s love, but, like the mother in this book, a parent’s love never runs out…it’s unconditional no matter what you do. Also, I thought it was a nice touch for the author to place emphasis on the text that she has the mother use about getting angry because, many times throughout their children’s lives, parents do that, but their love is still the same.

As a parent, I loved this book…my daughter really liked it to, and she was able to name things and colors on the various pages.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S.  “Mama, Do You Love Me?” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Play Day: The Sound of Long A (Wonder Books (Chanhassen, Minn.).)Play Day: The Sound of Long A (Wonder Books by Alice K. Flanagan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Play Day: The Sound of Long A” by Alice K. Flanagan is a great resource tool to use with your child if they are just learning the alphabet, learning how to read, you want them to have more practice with it. Each page contains a sentence with a word that has a “long A”…the illustrations also accompany the words really well, further enabling your child to relate the word on the page to the pictures that they see.

As a parent, I think this line of books is really nice…it helps your toddler with their phonics all throughout, and, at the end, there is even a vocabulary list compiled of all the words that are used. It’s a wonderful way to begin your child on learning or simply reviewing with them along the way.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S.  “Play Day:  The Sound of Long A” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Cats: The Sound of Short A (Wonder Books (Chanhassen, Minn.).)Cats: The Sound of Short A (Wonder Books by Alice K. Flanagan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Cats: The Sound of Short A” by Alice K. Flanagan is part of a series of books that showcases different letters and their sounds. These help your young reader learn how to say different words, and even provides a vocabulary list at the end for you to go over again if you want. They are also good if your child is working on their reading.

Pictures are also included to go along with the sentences that are made-up of the letter and its sound. They go really well with the text and provides a visual for your toddler to look at so they can relate the words they are learning to an image they can see.

As a parent, I really liked this book and will use it as resource as my daughter is learning her letters, putting them all together to make words and putting those together to make sentences.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S.  “Cats:  The Sound of Short A” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb (Bright & Early Board Books)Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb by Al Perkins

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb” by Al Perkins is a cute, little book I received at my baby shower…my daughter loves this book! Rhyming is using along with the text for this Bright and Early Board Book. Eric Gurney illustrated, and the pictures definitely go along with the words…they are so funny! My daughter just loves the pictures of the movies beating the drums.

As a parent, I really liked this book because I feel like it’s a great resource for your toddler, especially if they are learning how to form their words. The words in this book are very simple to say, and the sing-song pattern of the words really goes a long way in helping your toddler relate the words on the page to the pictures illustrated.

I give it 4 stars.

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One Red Sun: A Counting Book (Classic Board Books)One Red Sun: A Counting Book by Ezra Jack Keats

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“One Red Sun: A Counting Book” by Ezra Jack Keats is a really great resource for your toddler…it helps them do exactly what the title says…Count! And, since this is what my daughter is working on the most, she really enjoyed his book.

I have to say myself that I really liked counting with her along with the book as well…also, it’s so colorful…it caught and held her attention good which is really hard to do!

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “One Red Sun:  A Counting Book” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Ready, Set, Skip!Ready, Set, Skip! by Jane O’Connor

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Ready, Set, Skip” by Jane O’Connor was a great read…it’s a great book for kids and teaches them a great lesson…that just because you can’t do one thing good doesn’t mean you can’t do a lot of other things great…the main character of this novel thinks it’s the worst thing that she can’t skip…she thinks it’s the worst thing ever, but, then, she starts looking at things she can do, and, eventually learns that, to skip, isn’t as hard as she thought.

As a parent, I really like this book and will probably keep it on my daughter’s bookshelf for a long time. I want her to grow up knowing that she shouldn’t be down on herself just because she can’t do something. If she just starts focusing on what she can do, and puts a little effort toward what she can’t, she’ll find that she just might be able to succeed after all.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. My daughter received “Ready, Set, Skip!” through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  It’s a great program, allowing your child to receive 1 book a month from birth to 5-years old.

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Big Sister, Little SisterBig Sister, Little Sister by Marci Curtis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Big Sister, Little Sister” by Marci Curtis was adorable…the author illustrates, throughout the book, how a big sister and little sister compare and the differences between the two. She also shows how they work together as a team, and how they need each other to help them more than they think they do.

As a parent, I thought this book was a really fun way to show kids how great it can be to be a big or little sister. I thought the text and the pictures went together also.

I give it 4 stars.

P.S. My daughter received “Big Sister, Little Sister” through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  It’s a great program, allowing your child to receive 1 book a month from birth to 5-years old.

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Over in the Meadow (Picture Books)Over in the Meadow by Ezra Jack Keats

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Over in the Meadow” by Ezra Jack Keats was a really nice read to go over with my daughter…the pictures in the book worked very well with the text, and the rhyming of the text made for a very effective sound for my daughter. I believe it helps young readers starting out if they have that “sing-song” effect with their words, helping them relate more words to each other along the way.

As a parent, I really enjoyed the fact that this book was educational – it helped my daughter with her numbers. As we went through the book, each page ascended to the next number…1, 2, 3…to 10, and each picture showed the items in that corresponding number. I thought that was good for the author to do that…especially since the book is geared more toward young children.

Overall, I just really like Keats’ books. Period.

P.S. My daughter received “Over in the Meadow” through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  It’s a great program, allowing your child to receive 1 book a month from birth to 5-years old.

I give it 4 stars.

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Only YouOnly You by Rosemary Wells

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

“Only You” by Rosemary Wells was a loving story, and I enjoyed reading it to my daughter. I thought the words and illustrations throughout the book really emphasized what I believe was the meaning of the story – that the baby bear was really special to his mother, and she devoted her time and attention to him because it was special. I thought it was adorable.

Plus, my daughter enjoyed browsing the pages of this book too…the pictures were so colorful and provided her lots of activity.

I give it 3 stars.

P.S. My daughter received “Only You” through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  It’s a great program, allowing your child to receive 1 book a month from birth to 5-years old.

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The Wild Little HorseThe Wild Little Horse by Rita Gray

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“The Wild Little Horse” by Rita Gray was very animated, and my daughter loved it…she was constantly calling out the different animals contained within the book…it was fun!!! Almost like going to the zoo, or going to the country to visit her grandma…she really gets her full of the cows and horse out there!!!

Aside from all the animation, Ms. Gray had a really good message for young readers. In the story, the little horse is constantly trying to break-through with his independence…trying to explore on his own. He has a great time doing it, and he gets a fill of his freedom. However, he soons finds himself getting lonely for his parents, and, when he looks around, he finds them there.

As a parent, I believe it’s a great lesson for children letting them know that their parents’ love with alway be with them, no matter where they are or no matter how big they fill like they’re getting. They can’t get away from it!!!

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. My daughter received “The Wild Little Horse” through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  It’s a great program, allowing your child to receive 1 book a month from birth to 5-years old.

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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters: An African TaleMufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale by John Steptoe

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters: An African Tale” by John Steptoe was really great…this story is about Mufaro who has two beautiful daughters that he adores and wants them both to be presented to the king while he’s looking for a queen. One of his daughters, Nyasha, is not only beautiful, but she is very kind and considerate of other’s feelings while his other daughter, Manyara, is beautiful as well but her mean and selfish streak causes her to be very undesirable.

Reading this tale to my daughter was an adventure; however, the colorful pictures contained within gave her much activity. We played the naming colors game on practically every page, and she was really good at it. However, near the end, like most toddlers, she was ready to move on to something else.

As a parent, I loved this book, and enjoyed reading it to my daughter. I thought it had a great lesson to it that you never know who has their eye on you, and what you are doing so it’s best to be on your best behavior at all time. Also, Manyara shows us that, more often than not, when we don’t get what we want, most times it’s us, and not others, that destroy our chances. Most times it’s us that get in our own way.

I give it 4 stars.

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P.S.  “Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters:  An African Tale” was provided on-loan from my local library.

* Caldecott Honor Book, * Reading Rainbow Book

Sleepy ABCSleepy ABC by Margaret Wise Brown

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Sleepy ABC” by Margaret Wise Brown was an okay read. I had gotten the book from the library previously for my daughter to help with her ABCs, and it certainly does that…the pictures illustrated by Karen Katz are a great complement to the book. My daughter really enjoyed looking at the pictures and all the different colors.

However, I checked this book out a 2nd time because it was recommended to me as a book I could read to my daughter when trying to get her to go to sleep. Well…after we finished with the book, my daughter was still up, ready to move to her next task so it didn’t work for that…at least not for my daughter, but it certainly made me sleepy so I guess it did work a little after all (even if it was backwards)!

I give it 4 stars.

P.S.  “Sleepy ABC” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Roar of a SnoreRoar of a Snore by Marsha Diane Arnold

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

“The Roar of a Snore” by Marsha Diane Arnold was a good book, and rather funny. It’s about a little boy who can’t sleep because he hears a “roar of a snore.” He wakes up everyone in the house, even the dog. You won’t believe who they find giving off the “roar of a snore.” Your child will love it.

As a parent, I enjoyed reading this book to my daughter. It was very amusing, and, even though she is not able to read along, she could still follow the pictures illustrated by Pierre Pratt. They were very descriptive, and complemented the story very well.

I give it 3 stars.

P.S. My daughter received “Roar of a Snore” through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.  It’s a great program, allowing your child to receive 1 book a month from birth to 5-years old.

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Let's Count, Baby (What-a-Baby Series)Let’s Count, Baby by Cheryl Willis Hudson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Let’s Count, Baby” by Cheryl Willis Hudson was okay. It really helped my daughter with her numbers as she is comfortably counting to ten these days. I felt this book really enforced the learning of numbers to its’ toddler readers. My daughter also had a great time with the pictures as well…naming different items and pointing to the various colors.

As a parent, I would recommend this book to other parents who have children that are learning their numbers. I will look to read other books by Cheryl Willis Hudson to my daughter in the future.

I give it 4 stars.

P.S.  “Let’s Count, Baby” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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In My TreeIn My Tree by Sara Gillingham

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“In My Tree” by Sara Gillingham was very cute…similar to “In My Den,” this book uses a hand-puppet to help convey to their readers that the bird is in all the scenes featured throughout the book. However, the only place the bird finds its “true” comfort is with its family. Moreover, Lorena Siminovich does a fantastic job with the illustrations…they compliment Ms. Gillingham’s words very well.

As a parent, I throughly enjoyed reviewing this book. My daughter loved this book, and it helped her learn her colors so much. I’m very excited about exploring the other books in this series.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “In My Tree” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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In My DenIn My Den by Sara Gillingham

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“In My Den” by Sara Gillingham is a really adorable read…, and its enhanced with a hand puppet attached through the back of the book extending through each page. Ms. Gillingham creates a follow-along story for the toddler readers by describing the plight of the bear puppet highlighted throughout the book, and how he finds his ultimate comfort w/his family.

As a parent, I really enjoyed reading this book with my daughter. She really enjoyed touching the puppet, and even putting her finger through the back of the book to move it around the pages. This was also a very fun read, and the illustrations by Lorena Siminovich were very bright and colorful.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “In My Den” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Look, Look!Look, Look! by Peter Linenthal

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Look, Look!” by Peter Linenthal was a great resource in helping my daughter relate an action to its particular source such as children smiling or flowers blooming. In addition, the book is primarily colored in black and white(the words are in red). The object is outlined in black, and its action is outlined in white, thereby making it very easy for a child to distinguish the difference.

My daughter really enjoyed pointing to the different objects and what they were doing. She even tried to repeat the words after I said them and point to each picture. As a parent, I appreciate the fact that, not only does this book serve as entertaining but educational as well in that it helped my daughter indirectly work on her motor skills.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. My daughter received “Look, Look!” through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. It’s a great program, allowing your child to receive 1 book a month from birth to 5-years old.

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Toes, Ears, and Nose!Toes, Ears, and Nose! by Marion Dane Bauer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Toes, Ears, and Nose” by Marion Dane Bauer was a great learning tool for my daughter. And, the illustrations by Karen Katz complimented the book very well. It’s a lift-the-flap book(my daughter loved doing that part). The flaps represent a piece of clothing or other item that you would have on your person such as a scarf, candy or even glasses. Each time a flap is lifted, it reveals a body part as the title suggests – “toes, ears, and nose” among others.

As a parent, I thoroughly recommend this book to any other parents that are trying to teach their toddler(s) about their specific body parts. It allowed my daughter to be interactive by pointing out her nose or wiggling her fingers. She really enjoyed it!!!

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “Toes, Ears, and Nose!” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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My Rainbow Book of Bedtime Prayers (My Rainbow Book Of...)My Rainbow Book of Bedtime Prayers by Su Box

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“My Rainbow Book of Bedtime Prayers” by Su Box was a great way for children to learn how to communicate with God through prayer and how to learn and differentiate between their colors at the same time. Similar to “My Rainbow Book of Everyday Prayers” by Su Box, this book was very interactive in that it allowed my daughter to identify the color printed on the page with the color splashed on the page in the background.

Moreover, as a parent, I found it to be a great resource especially since my daughter is coming near to the pre-school age where her ability to catch sight words and color will be important. Also, this really helps when you’re teaching your kids how to pray because the prayers are not very long, but they are very effective. They’re also short and sweet which helps them to see that talking to God is not very hard at all.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “My Rainbow Book of Bedtime Prayers” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Where's My Sweetie Pie?Where’s My Sweetie Pie? by Ed Emberley

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Where’s My Sweetie Pie?” by Ed Emberley was such a sweet read! My daughter loved this book. Mr. Emberley structured the book in that it was somewhat similar to a “start and end” puzzle. You start at one destination, and have to find your way to the end. In addition, each page featured some kind of a hiding flap, whether it was a log, house or the sky, that could be flipped open to reveal its contents. And, of course, my daughter helped to do this on each page. She had fun doing this, and then, at the end, a mirror was featured on the last page, letting your child see that they were the “sweetie pie” that was trying to be found all along.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “Where’s my Sweetie Pie?” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Little One, God Made You (PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE) (PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE)Little One, God Made You (PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE) by Amy Warren Hilliker

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

“Little One, God Made You” by Amy Warren Hilliker was okay. As a parent, I loved the message that the meaning of the book relayed to its audience because God did make us, and I think it’s great that Ms. Hilliker was able to capture the message, through words and pictures, in a way that children were able to understand. However, I did not like the fact that the book did not call for very much interaction, meaning activity other than listening to mommy read, from the reader. I believe it’s important for children’s books…it helps them relate more to the story.

I give it 3 stars.

P.S. “Little One, God Made You” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Jesus Loves Me!Jesus Loves Me! by Tim Warnes

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Jesus Loves Me!” by Tim Warnes is really cute…I thoroughly enjoyed reading it to my daughter. Not only does the story reaffirm what is true, that Jesus does love us, it does it in a way that is both very playful and animated. The words are also displayed in a sing-song manner similar to the song that is sang in church congregations so it’s very easy to follow-along.

I give it 4 stars.

P.S. “Jesus Loves Me!” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Colors: Easy-Open Board Book (Easy-Open)Colors: Easy-Open Board Book by Michel Blake

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Colors: Easy-Open Board Book” by Michel Blake was very simple. I opened it up, and pointed to the color, and my daughter was able to identify with the colors because the entire page just had the one word of the color on it, and the entire page was decked out in that color. I thought it was very nice – simple and straight to the point. And, while my daughter wasn’t crazy about it, she was able to follow along, and it helped her learn her colors.

I give it 4 stars.

“Colors:  Easy-Open Board Book” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Welcome, PreciousWelcome, Precious by Nikki Grimes

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

“Welcome, Precious” by Nikki Grimes was okay. I enjoyed it in that it portrayed an African-American family in a positive light – just enjoying their child, and I believe that it’s very important for my daughter to view those types of scenes. However, as I was reading it to my daughter, I noticed the language was a bit “over-her-head.” I mean, while the words were simple, there were too many to go with just the one picture, and they did not call for the reader to be interactive at all. I think that, as a result, this caused my daughter to linger more and listen instead of being interactive with the book like she was in “Whose Knees are These” and “Whose Toes are Those” by Jabari Asim just to name a few.

I give it 3 stars.

P.S. “Welcome, Precious” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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My Rainbow Book of Everyday Prayers (Thumb Tabbed Book)My Rainbow Book of Everyday Prayers by Su Box

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“My Rainbow Book of Everyday Prayers” by Su Box was a real joy to read to my daughter…not only was this book entertaining, but it was educational as well. And, as a parent, that instantly won me over. Su Box, along with illustrations by Jo Brown, demonstrate to your child through pictures, prayer and a splash of color that reading can be fun and enjoyable.

My daughter became very interactive with this book right from the beginning…repeating colors after myself with each page we turned. Moreover, the colors in the picture were both bright and vivid…holding my daughter’s attention until the very last page.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “My Rainbow Book of Everyday Prayers” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Whose Toes are Those?Whose Toes are Those? by Jabari Asim

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Whose Toes Are Those” was the 2nd book I’ve read by Jabari Asim. And, I must say that I was not at all disappointed as I witnessed my daughter rolling in laughter. I found this book from my reading of “Whose Knees Are These,” also by Mr. Asim. I placed it on hold at the library and waited in anticipation until it came in because I knew my daughter would love it. And, she did. She loved how I pointed to her toes throughout the entire book. And, as a parent, I enjoyed it because, not only was it amusing to my child, but it also aided in her hearing several different vocabulary words as well. The pictures in the book also complimented the words of the story, and tied it all together for some great family entertainment.

I searched for other children’s titles from this author. I found none; however, I do hope that he decides to write another one soon…I, along with my daughter, would definitely be 1st in line.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “Whose Toes are Those” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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Whose Knees are These?Whose Knees are These? by Jabari Asim

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

“Whose Knees Are These” by Jabari Asim was fantastic. I found this book in the library while looking through the children’s section for a book to read to my daughter. She loved it, and she laughed the whole way through…especially since I pointed to her knees as I was reading the book. Mr. Asim, along with his illustrator LeUyen Pham, has come up with such a creative way to teach children about their knees…and, the pictures flow right along with the story. It was such a great read, and a wonderful why for children to become more conscious of their knees.

I give it 5 stars.

P.S. “Whose Knees are These” was provided on-loan from my local library.

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