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Review: Mr. Thatcher’s House by Kristin Wauson

Review: Mr. Thatcher’s House by Kristin Wauson

Knock, knock, knock! Someone is at your door. Odds are, it’s a package delivery. But for the bunny in this story, every knock means a storybook character is here for a visit! Mr. Thatcher’s House is the tale of a perfectionist carpenter rabbit whose house grows and grows as he searches for meaning – but

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Review: Brand-New Bubbe by Sarah Aronson

Review: Brand-New Bubbe by Sarah Aronson

A mom, a dad, and two youngsters – that was the model family in children’s literature for many, many years. But more and more, picture books are beginning to reflect the multitude of blended families out there! After all, whether it’s a single parent, two dads, a remarried couple, or any other combination of parents

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Book Review: Sid’s Big Fib by Roo Parkin

Book Review: Sid’s Big Fib by Roo Parkin

Have you ever told a lie that got out of hand? Has it cost you a friendship with someone important? Is it difficult for you to tell the difference between lying and exaggerating? In Roo Parkin’s July 2022 picture book Sid’s Big Fib, two friends compete to outdo each other with news of their weekend

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Review: Sweet Little You by Joni Halabi

Review: Sweet Little You by Joni Halabi

More and more children’s books these days show different types of families: gay parents, multicultural, biracial, single parent, adoptive, divorced… but, like author Joni Halabi realized, far fewer are about single mothers by choice who conceive using a donor. What did she do to fill this void? She wrote and published Sweet Little You (2022),

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