Tag Archives: children’s books

Two more nonfiction picture books that read like story books

I need a better title or a better way to categorize this type of book: Back in September of 2011 I reviewed five books which I awkwardly called “nonfiction picture books that read like story books,” and I have two … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Kids’ Guide to the Constellations

A review of The Kids’ Guide to the Constellations by Christopher Forest, Capstone Press (2011) for ages 8 and up. I’m sorry, Christopher–this book is okay for a children’s book, but I didn’t find it stellar. (Sorry again for the … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Five nonfiction picture books that read like story books

I’ve got five books for you today that I awkwardly name “Nonfiction picture books that read like story books.” Each of these books are filed in libraries as non-fiction solar system books. When you hear “non-fiction solar system book,” what … Continue reading

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Pieces of Another World

Since we’re talking about meteors and meteor showers lately, now seems an excellent time for a review of a story book about viewing a meteor shower. Pieces of Another World by Mara Rockliff tells the story of a dad taking … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Solar System books for kids

I checked out a few books for my little astronomer the other day in an attempt to do some more reading with him rather than indulge his constant requests to watch the Moon episodes of The Universe. (He points to … Continue reading

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