By Luisa LaFleur, The Children’s Book Review
Published: April 28, 2009

Doug E. Richards with his two kids, Ryan and Regan

Douglas E. Richards, a biotechnology executive who has degrees in both genetic engineering and business, is the author of the science-fiction mystery series titled The Prometheus Project. We reviewed the first two books in the series earlier this year and had this to say, “The Prometheus Project books are simple, intelligent, fast reads that
even a reluctant reader should have no problems getting into.” You can read the reviews here. We are very happy to share the following interview with you:

By Amanda Lynch, The Children's Book Review Published: April 27, 2009 Duck Tents by Lynne Berry (Author) and  Hiroe Nakata (Illustrator) Reading Level:  Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Henry Holt and Co (April 28, 2009) What To Expect: Ducks, Camping, Counting, Rhyme The Five Little Ducks, which were first introduced in Duck

By Jan Hunt
Published: April 27, 2009

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A Gift for Baby

by Jan Hunt (Author), Sunny Rosanbalm (Illustrator)

Reading Level: Ages 0 – 4

Hardcover:
7″ x 7″, 32 pages

Language: Dual Language English/Spanish Edition

My new picture book, A Gift for Baby, celebrates the many joys of attachment parenting. It was written to inspire parents to look at life through their baby’s eyes, and to meet their needs with love and compassion. Artist Sunny Rosanbalm created the beautiful illustrations, which perfectly suit the story’s message.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: April 26, 2009 A Cuddle for Little Duck by Claire Freedman (Author), Caroline Pedlar (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 4-8 Hardcover: 20 pages Publisher: Scholastic; Board-book edition (February 1, 2009) What to expect: Ducks, Rhyme, Bedtime story Darling and precious are just two of the words

By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: April 23, 2009 The Problem with the Puddles by Kate Feiffer (author), Tricia Tusa (illustrator) Reading level: Ages 8-12 Hardcover: 208 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (February 24, 2009) What to expect: Dogs, Lost and found possesions, Family Kids that enjoy

By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: April 22, 2009 Get your green on with Graeme Base. Uno's Garden and The Waterhole are perfect reads for Earth Day. The illustrations are amazing and captivating. Click here to see more books suitable for our younger "green"