Category: Kids books.

Book Review: How to Raise a Reader by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo

Book Review: How to Raise a Reader by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo

I’ve spoken before about how much I enjoy reading parenting books that teach what I already know-I love being preached to, as a member of the choir! I get a smug sense of satisfaction, sort of like sitting through a class that you already know the lesson of....
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Bees,  Soup and a Grouchy Old Lady

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Bees, Soup and a Grouchy Old Lady

2020 has been a difficult year for most, and yes, I realize how much of an understatement that is. It will come as no surprise that I’ve turned to my trusty bookcase for guidance, but books can be a bridge of understanding and empathy for children as well. When...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Something for Everyone

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Something for Everyone

I’ve got a bunch of kids books that are waiting for review, so here’s a random assortment of ones I haven’t gotten to for awhile, but my children have been reading and enjoying for more than a few months. When this book was promoted as a mystery for...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition:  Happy Home-bound Easter

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Happy Home-bound Easter

Easter is my favourite holiday because the chocolate selection is exceptional at this time of year. Cadbury is my go-to brand of chocolate (#notsponsored) and they bring out all the showstoppers in March and April; cream eggs, mini eggs, lil’ scoops, I love them...
IveReadThis Jr. Edition: Bookish Options for March Break

IveReadThis Jr. Edition: Bookish Options for March Break

Now that March break is approaching, nervous parents are no doubt asking themselves “what do we do now”? For those who have booked sunny vacations elsewhere, CONGRATULATIONS GOOD FOR YOU but the rest of us need some options so I’m sliding in here to...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Unicorn Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Unicorn Books

I’m not sure where the unicorn trend started. Was it with the advent of bright colours and sparkly accents to little girl’s clothes? Is it an extension of the popularity of My Little Pony? Was it when we started putting blow-up unicorn horns on our cats...