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The Children’s Book Review, named one of the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Great Web Sites for Kids, is a resource devoted to children’s literacy. We publish reviews and book lists of the best books for kids of all ages. We also produce author and illustrator interviews and share literacy based articles that help parents, grandparents, teachers and librarians to grow readers. This article was written and provided by one of TCBR's regular contributors.

Last update: July 28, 2009 Review Policy The Children’s Book Review (TCBR) reviews published fiction and non-fiction literature for children and young adults, and other related items. We accept submissions from publishers, authors, illustrators, and publicists. Submissions are evaluated based on the following particulars: literary value, illustrative quality, and over-all presentation. Our reviews are always positive because we only appraise those books with the strongest potential impact on the reader. The editorial and reviewing staff of TCBR does not receive compensation for the reviews it provides. We pride ourselves on being thorough and honest. TCBR will openly disclose any conflicts…

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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review Published: March 18, 2008 Welcome to The Children’s Book Review, where it’s our mission to create enthusiastic, life-long readers! But how does one do that? Is it by choosing the book that fits the child’s cognitive and affective needs? Is it by choosing the book that makes us feel new emotions or empowers the ones we already have? Let’s decide together. The plan is to start by reviewing books that will hopefully enrich the lives of your children, and yourself, and provoke the desire to read more. “I think the best thing we…

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Book Spotlight: Monkey and MeThe Children’s Book Review Monkey and Me Written by Emily Gravett Ages 2-6 | 32 Pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing (March 4, 2008) | ISBN-13: 9781509841202 “Perfect for little Monkeys everywhere.” The main character is a cute little girl who, along with her little stuffed monkey, goes to see some animals. The reader needs to guess the animal before turning the page, based on the adorable illustrations. The story is very simple and rhythmic, and makes for a great read-aloud book. Acting out the animal moves, also makes it fun for those rambunctious toddler…

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