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Treasury of Egyptian Mythology for Kids

My 6 year-old has been in love with all things Egyptian for several years now. I previously wrote how her love for history and the Egyptians helped me steer her away from Disney Princesses and onto new interests. A few weeks back I found National Geographic’s Treasury of Egyptian Mythology, … Continue reading

The Wonderful Colorful World of Hervé Tullet

Colors and Design as a Game Have you ever seen or heard of Hervé Tullet’s picture books? They are a marvelous romp of color and whimsy, I had the pleasure of receiving Press Here as a gift for my daughter a few years back. Up to this day, and now … Continue reading

A Pair of Docks Book Review

I became aware of this teen novel through Mother-Daughter Book reviews, who organized a book Blitz for Jennifer Ellis and her new book, a Pair of Docks. As a lover of fantasy and magical world, I was certainly intrigued by the idea and looking forward to delve into the novel! … Continue reading

Mis Cuentos Ilustrados Favoritos en Español

El mes pasado hice una lista de mis libros preferidos de miedo para niños.  Desde hace tiempo llevaba queriendo hacer lo mismo con mis cuentos ilustrados favoritos en español. Así que acá va la lista de las historias más hermosas con dibujos increíbles para despertar la imaginación de cualquier niño. … Continue reading

Alternative Princess Picture Books

Giving girls an alternative to Disney Princesses Ever since my daughter started preschool, at the tender age of 2, she fell in love with Disney Princess craze. I love fantasy, and I love fairy tales. I just couldn’t sit down and see how everything around my house turned into pink … Continue reading

Degas and the Little Dancer Book Review

Degas and the Little Dancer, by Laurence Anholt, is a picture book I found with my daughter at our local library when she was very young (a little past 2 and a half). At that time she was completely taken by ballet, and I wanted to find something to enrich … Continue reading

Ballad, a minimalistic book for great imaginations

Last Christmas I learned about this book by a list of the most beautiful children’s picture books. I don’t recall who had put that list together, but I got this book as well as another one I already reviewed, called “Gobble you up” Blexbolex is a well known French graphic … Continue reading

Witches and Fairies Book Review

Tomorrow’s Halloween, and I remembered I had Witches and Fairies by Eva Montanari, both written and illustrated by her. I had to write a review, in order to bring this little gem to attention. It is an import and it can be found both in English and in Spanish. The … Continue reading