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The Children’s Book Review | May 6, 2014

The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl, by Julie AndrewsEnter to win a copy of The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl, by Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton, illustrated by Christine Davenier.

Two (2) winners receive:

  • A copy of The Very Fairy Princess: Graduation Girl.

Age Range: 3-6

Giveaway begins May 6, 2014, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 5, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

By Nicki Richesin, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 3, 2011

It’s such a pleasure to introduce children to new subjects, such as dance, through literature. Watching them discover a new love for learning about a topic they’ve yet to explore is pure joy. These books will open a ballroom door to the world of dance in its wide variety of forms, from the gypsies who migrated from India to Spain to the prima ballerina who dedicates her life to her craft.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: May 11, 2010

boo·ka·raz·zi: A freelance blogger who pursues celebrities who read books, to create posts that promote children’s literature.

Children’s books written by celebrities are growing in abundance. The latest books to join this category are The Sandwich Swap by Queen Rania of Jordan Al Abdullah and The Very Fairy Princess by Julie Andrews. I haven’t had a chance to flip through either of these titles, but they look promising. However, in a world where it is quite difficult to become a published author, it seems that celebrities have the upper-hand: their media presence immediately creates a publishing opportunity that is hard to pass, consumers love celebrities.

So … how do you know whether the next celebrity written children’s book that you find in your hands is going to be quality? For starters, take a look at the suggestions offered in the comments field on these two fab blogs:

By Bianca Schulze, The Children's Book Review Published: June 4, 2009 Summer reading with a child between grades 1 and 5 is so exciting. The youngest are gaining priceless reading skills at their "early reader" stage and the eldest are full-steam-ahead reaching an "early-fluent to fluent reader"