Book Review

By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 29th, 2010
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I’ve never been a big Star Wars fan….yes I know…that’s crazy!  However, in my defense, I grew up the oldest of 4 girls.  I now have 3 boys and they love Star Wars, so I am happy to learn more about it!  We were excited when Star Wars: The Millenium Falcon – A 3-D Owner’s […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Dec 29th, 2010
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My boys love the books about David and loved It’s Christmas, David! just as much as the other “David” books.  It’s Christmas, David was written by David Shannon.  You can purchase the book in stores or online, retailing for $16.99. BOOK SYNOPSIS: Christmas is coming, and Santa Claus is making his list.  David is trying […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Nov 26th, 2010
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The holidays are here and parents are looking for fun gift ideas for their family and friends.  If you have children, you’ll want to check out The Robot Book, written by Heather Brown.  You can purchase the book in stores and online, retailing for $16.99. SYNOPSIS: The Robot Book is the perfect book to spark […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 6th, 2010
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Halloween is just around the corner and my boys are getting so excited about dressing up and going trick-or-treating!  They love the pumpkins and bats and decorations that go along with this fun time of year.  This Halloween, gather your little monsters and sink your teeth into a book that’s perfect for Halloween.  The first page will […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Oct 5th, 2010
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We are definitely fans of Klutz in our household!  My apologies because my post was supposed to be up yesterday, but I had a 24 hour flu bug and didn’t do much other than sleep in bed.  I’m feeling better today and Klutz was one of the first items on my list! We’ve reviewed Klutz […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Sep 29th, 2010
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Eating dinner as a family is a great way to get to know members of your family and develop the bonds that make a family strong.  I was excited to work with Stouffer’s on a fun giveaway focused on families spending dinner time together.  As part of this campaign, I received a fun book called […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Aug 5th, 2010
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My boys love it when I read to them. I have to admit that I love to read to them as well! Especially when I get to use the silly voices to match the different characters in the book. Thanks to Scholastic, I recently had the opportunity to review a fun children’s book called, Hot […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Jun 19th, 2010
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I love Jane Yolen! She is one of my favorite children’s book authors! The first book I ever read by her to my boys was, “How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?,” a fun picture book my boys still love to this day! If you love baseball, you’ll enjoy reading “All Star!: Honus Wagner and the Most […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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May 29th, 2010
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My boys love reading and it’s even more fun when the book is personalized!  I had the opportunity to review a fun book called If I Were Big from MJM Books.  It was personalized for my oldest son, Brian, and he LOVED it.  I found it very cute and entertaining to read as well! The […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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May 27th, 2010
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I recently had the opportunity to review an adorable book called, Where Is Love?, written by Laura Nadler Scott and illustrated by Marguerite Massa.  My 6 year old really liked it, especially since it involved bird characters.  His grandpa (my dad) is an avid bird lover, so this was a great read for our family!  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Apr 19th, 2010
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My boys love it when I read books to them.  I thought had the opportunity to review a new children’s book called The Jellybeans and the Big Book Bonanza, written by Laura Numeroff.  Laura is also the author of the beloved children’s book series, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie.  Laura has partnered wth […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Mar 25th, 2010
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I love reading books to my boys and holiday books are even more fun!  I received a copy of the adorable book entitled, Hey, Rabbit, written by Sergio Ruzzier.  It is an adorable book about a Rabbit with a suitcase.  All of his friends, including a dog, a toucan, a brown bear, a cat, a […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Mar 18th, 2010
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I grew up with National Geographic magazines and loved the pictures in them! I was so excited to have the opportunity to review the new National Geographic Kids book entitled, Weird But True.  It was filled with fun pictures and a bunch of interesting facts that even I didn’t know about.  My boys love having […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Mar 3rd, 2010
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We love shopping at Kohl’s and we love Dr. Seuss!  There is a new theme for the Kohl’s Cares For Kids Program and it surrounds going green and Dr. Seuss!  Plus, they are only $5 each – what a deal!  $5 will get you a classic children’s book, a huggable Dr. Seuss friend, a New […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Feb 25th, 2010
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We received 2 books from the Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor Series, including Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor and Miss Trimble’s Trapdoor: The Perseverance of Christopher Columbus.  Both books were written by Lori Jordan-Rice and illustrated by Fox Carlton Hughes.  These books are easy to read and fun.  I love that the chapters are short and that each has […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Feb 25th, 2010
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I LOVE Jane Yolen’s books!  Some of our favorite books belong to the “How Does A Dinosaur…” series (i.e. How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?).  Thanks to RAAB Associates, we had the opportunity to review a few of Yolen’s newer titles, including Come to the Fairies’ Ball, How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?, We enjoyed reading […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Feb 25th, 2010
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My family and I had the opportunity to review the book, Big Thoughts for Little People: ABC’s to Help You Grow.  The book was written by best-selling children’s book author, Kenneth N. Taylor.  It’s an adorable book that features the ABC’s matched with Bible themes, verses, and engaging art.  I love that the letters talk […]...
By Shannon Gosney
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Feb 19th, 2010
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I love cookbooks and the new recipes that come along with them.  I received the cookbook called The Best of Chef at Home: Essential Recipes for Today’s Kitchen by Chef Michael Smith.  In The Best of Chef at Home, you can enjoy home cooking at its best as Food Network star Chef Michael Smith shares 120 […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Book Review
Feb 19th, 2010
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I recently had the opportunity to review a book called, Making a Family Home, by Shannon Honeybloom.  I really enjoyed reading through it!  I love that Shannon invites us into her home and life and tells us how she has made (and how we can make) a house into our home.  I love that she […]...
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