Monday Children’s Book Reviews for May 12, 2014

The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires

“A little girl and her canine assistant set out to make the most magnificent thing. But after much hard work, the end result is not what the girl had in mind. Frustrated, she quits. Her assistant suggests a long walk, and as they walk, it slowly becomes clear what the girl needs to do to succeed. A charming story that will give kids the most magnificent thing: perspective!”                [JPB SPIRES]

Greetings from the Graveyard by Kate Klise

“In this sixth book of the 43 Old Cemetery Road series, the unsuspecting trio at Spence Mansion starts a greeting card company and winds up experiencing the adventure of a lifetime! But what kind of card do you send to an ex-girlfriend who threatens to publish the love letters of Ignatius B. Grumply? And what do you send when the town of Ghastly is rocked by its first crime wave and two escaped convicts are on the loose? If you’re Olive C. Spence, you send for your old butler, T. Leeves, who arrives just in time for tea—and trouble!”  [J KLISE]

We Love to Sew –  Bedrooms: Cool Stuff For Your  Space: 23 Projects by Annabel Wrigley

“Whip the tween in your life into a bedroom decorating frenzy with We Love to Sew—Bedrooms by Annabel Wrigley of Little Pincushion Studio. With 23 easy-to-sew and no-sew projects that range from simple to moderately difficult, this inspiring book encourages kids to mix and match a variety of styles, from modern to boho to whimsical. Also included are detailed instructions on creating mood boards to capture their very own unique vision, as well as basic information about sewing, supplies, and sewing machine basics that will lay the foundation for a lifelong love of all things handmade.”

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