Book Review

Book Review: Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schnachner

How could you not love a book with a title character named Skippyjon Jones?! The adventures of Skippyjon Jones are a delightful series of books based on author Judy Schachner’s real-life Siamese cat. Apparently, Skippyjon Jones is no ordinary pet. Because Skippyjon Jones is certainly no ordinary cat. And that’s precisely what makes the hilarious [...]

Children’s Book Review: The Wonderful Things You Will Be

The Wonderful Things You Will Be is a stunningly gorgeous picture book, both in its sentiment and in its illustrations.  Full of expectant promise and embodying the beauty of the unique potential that is in all of us, the author poignantly voices in lilting rhyme what is in every parent’s heart as they look at [...]

Kindermusik Reviews: What Do You Do With A Problem?

I've said it before and I'll say it again: I love books that ask questions. A question immediately engages a child before you even start reading a book. Their minds spin...they want to know the answer. And in the case of Yamada and Besom's beautiful book, What Do You Do With A Problem, finding the answer [...]

Book Review: Triangle

If you had a chance to watch The Beginning of Life, or if you spend any time at all with young kids, you know that children have a tendency to anthropomorphize everything and anything. There's an adorable scene in The Beginning of Life in which a little girl has a sweet conversation with a plant. [...]

Kindermusik Reviews: Cutie Sue and the Darkness

“She feared almost nothing except for one thing: She hated the nights and the darkness they’d bring.”Cutie Sue and the Darkness You know you have a winning combination in a bedtime story that’s as adorable as it is relatable.  Kids and parents alike understand what it’s like to be afraid of the dark.  And this [...]