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fresh & Easy coobook janet hornby
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There are several cookbooks every parent should own, and Fresh & Easy by Janet Hornby is one of them.  You will not find recipes for hiding vegetables in this delightful cookbook.  Instead, Hornby will show you how to simply prepare delicious, fresh ingredients for your family.  Even the pickiest kid

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The first thing that drew me to The Quiet Book was the title.   I’m sure any parent can agree with me, if “quiet” is in the title, that book is going into rotation tonight. Once I took a peek at the illustrations, I knew I wanted everything Deborah Underwood and

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I am always on the lookout for books that will educate my daughter about other cultures. So, when I received Lola’s Fandango by Anna Witte, I was super excited to read it with my daughter. For the past two years our daughter has been taking spanish class and this was the perfect

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The Farm cookbook
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Always with my ear to the ground for cookbooks that celebrate farm-to-table cooking, The Farm by Ian Knauer popped into my radar.   There’s a narrative woven within this cookbook that brings you into Knauer’s world: days spent on the family’s Pennsylvania farm full of antidotes and recipe history.  The rustic

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Micah Player’s Chloe, Instead is a charming book and the perfect story for any child that has a younger sibling. Molly, the older sister, always imagined having a little sister who was just like her but instead she got Chloe. While Molly likes to color with crayons, Chloe likes to eat them. Frustrations quickly arise

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The Rainforest Grew All Around by Susan K Mitchell is a magnificent story that takes you to the Amazon rainforest where you learn about the delicate life cycle within the jungle. My daughter enjoys how this beautifully written book reads to the song, The Green Grass Grew All Around. Each page is

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alphabet book caspar babypants

There is something so irresistibly classic about an alphabet book.  Simple in theory but can have a profound effect on early literacy — especially if you include unique poetry such as in Augie to Zebra.  We are tired of hearing the old “A is for Apple, B is for Ball”. 

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Scholastic Storybook Treasurse Chicken Little

We have been big fans of the Scholastic Storybook Treasures for years now.  My daughter absolutely loves being able to read along with the familiar tales, and I am happy knowing my daughter is being entertained and educated all at once.  A relatively new collection to hit the scene is

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i see me

Kid’s love all things personalized for them.  It strokes their little egos and makes them feel special.  Knowing this from personal experience, I loved the idea of a personalized book.  Anything that grabs my daughter’s attention to read is a plus–quite frankly a must have!  I See Me personalized children’s

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Not much can get my daughter giggling and yelling along more than the pigeon tales.  Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! are among the top picked books in our house, and now, top picked videos.  In the last year, we discovered another

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