Book Review: Christmas In Mouseland by Katharine Holabird

Today’s holiday book review is Christmas In Mouseland by Katharine Holabird. Here’s what it’s about: Angelina auditions for the role of Cinderella Mouse for a special Christmas dance performance, but she gets the part of the Wicked Stepmouse instead. Angelina tries her best to convince Miss Lilly and the show’s director that she deserves the part of Cinderella, but she has no luck. Will Angelina stay with the show? Loved this story and the illustrations. … Read more

Book Review: Shake Dem Halloween Bones by W. Nikola-Lisa

Today’s Halloween book review is Shake Dem Halloween Bones by W. Nikola-Lisa. Here’s what it’s about: It’s Halloween night. The city is quiet. The city is still. But as the lights go down, the music comes up – and the guests start to arrive at the hip-hop Halloween ball! And oh, what a party it is. Told in hip-hop rhyming text, L’il Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Tom Thumb, and all of their fairy-tale friends come … Read more

Book Review: Wild Witches Ball by Jack Prelutsky

Today’s Halloween Book review is Wild Witches Ball by Jack Prelutsky. Here’s what it’s about: A tall witch, a round witch, a silly witch, too. Some are spooky, some are cute, and one wears go-go boots They have gathered for their ball. Why not try to count them all? This is a playful poem that counts backward from ten. The illustrations are equally playful and fun. This is a really quick read I think kids … Read more