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By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: March 15, 2011

Blossoming readers’ doggy-favorite, Ike LaRue, is as witty as ever in his latest escapade, LaRue Across America: Postcards From the Vacation. No sympathy is spared for his neighbor when her hospitalization causes LaRue to spend his vacation with two rascally cats. Double page spreads play host to a set of postcards, which tell the comical story, and show-off Mark Teague’s waggish illustrations. While LaRue might not be so happy, we have good news for you: we have two copies to giveaway. Giveaway begins March 15, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends April 12, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading Level: Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 40 pages

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

It was 49 years ago, today, that Jane Yolen had her first book, Pirates in Petticoats, published. That day was her 22nd birthday—what a great birthday present. In honor of Jane Yolen’s 71st birthday and the 300+ books that she has written—winning awards for many—we are celebrating by sharing with you some of her more recent picture books and board books. Happy Birthday, Jane Yolen. We hope you have a wonderful day!

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: January 19, 2010

Valentine’s Day gives me another great excuse to promote kids books—not that I need one; I’ll jump at any opportunity to encourage reading—especially the reading of books that teach self-value or simply display ‘love’ to children. So, without further ado, here are some truly adorable and enjoyable books that offer up “that loving feeling,” and should get you some of that all important snuggle and bonding time with your kids.

The list progresses from board books to picture books to chapter books …