Monday Children’s Book Reviews for June 29

I Can Do It Myself! by Diane Adams

“Emily can do a lot by herself, like making her own bed, peanut buttering her bread, and even playing the trombone while she stands on her head. But there is one thing she does not like to do alone…”      [JPB ADAMS]

Dying to Meet You by Kate Klise [43 Old Cemetery Road: Book One] [view a YouTube interview here]

“Ignatius B. Grumply needs to finish a novel that has taken him decades to complete. He used to be a successful author, but a hard-core case of writer’s block is keeping him from finishing his last book. He decides to rent an old manor in hopes that the peace and quiet will do wonders for his work. Unfortunately for him, he inherits a kid named Seymour, a cat named Shadow, and a ghost named Olive with the rental. Everyone in the house wants him gone, but he’s grumpy enough to stay. Who will win this test of wills?” [J KLISE]

Crafts for Kids Who Are Learning About Dinosaurs by Kathy Ross

“The prehistoric age of dinosaurs was a mysterious land of flying, swimming, and running giants. Yet there were also dinosaurs the size of chickens. With this book, the dinosaur kingdom comes to life through creative, low-cost crafts.” [J745.5083 ROSS]

Earth-Friendly Crafts: Clever Ways to Reuse Everyday Items by Kathy Ross

“Provides instructions for creating a variety of crafts using everyday items.” [J745.5 ROSS]



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2 responses to “Monday Children’s Book Reviews for June 29

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    • pryan51

      I do use WordPress and it is very easy. Definitely don’t have to know coding – that is all done for you. You just have to type – or cut and paste – your words, and you can add media pretty easily. You can prepare blog entries ahead of time, and schedule them to be published whenever you want, and you can always go back and tweak or correct or add. I just use a basic format, but if you play around you can change the appearance. I like to look at the Freshly Pressed blogs for inspiration, and also just to read interesting blogs. Have fun!

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