By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: April 29, 2009 Poppleton in Spring by Cynthia Rylant (Author), Mark Teague (Illustrator) Reading level: Ages 4-8, Scholastic Level 3: 700-1500 words Paperback: 48 pages Publisher: Cartwheel Books (February 1, 2009) What to expect: Animals, Pigs, Camping This series came highly recommended to

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 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 24, 2009 Come to the Castle: A Visit to a Castle in Thirteenth-Century England by Linda Ashman (author), S.D. Schindler (illustrator) Reading Level: 3-8 Hardcover: 40 pages Publisher: Flash Point (April 14, 2009) What to expect: Medieval times, Castles, Rhyme, Humor Do you

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