Book Review Contest: The Big Red Barn

Title: The Big Red Barn Author/Illustrator: Margaret Brown/ Felicia Bond Reviewer: Theresa McCarthyYou will read it again and again. It is the simple story about one day in the lives of the inhabitants of The Big Red Barn; but...
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Book Review Contest: Go Away, Big Green Monster!

Title: Go Away, Big Green Monster! Author/Ilustrator: Ed Emberly Reviewer: John CrimminsI'll get the downside out of the way first: Hand this book to your child, and he'll destroy it in three seconds flat. It's not available in board...
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August 11, 2005

Book Review Contest: The Eye Book

Title: The Eye Book Author/Illustrator: Theodore Le Sieg/ Joe Mathieu Reviewer: bobw at beulah land [aka bob.chattablogs.com]I've been blessed with only one eye, so when I saw The Eye Book at the store, I just couldnít resist (having never...
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Book Review Contest: Everywhere Babies

Title: Everywhere Babies Author/Illustrator: Susan Meyers/ Marla Frazee Reviewer: Nicole ApostolaIn a not-to-cloying rhyme, this book takes the reader through the stages of baby-dom, from swaddled newborns to the transition from liquid to solid foods to learning to walk....
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Book Review Contest: Bus-Driving Pigeons, Big Trains, & Berenstain Bears

Whoa, Elizabeth at Half-Changed World reviews three books at once. Here are excerpts: The Good Title: Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus Author/Illustrator: Mo WillemsMy son and I usually read it together, with his job being to say...
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August 10, 2005

Book Review Contest: First Book of Sushi

Title: First Book Of Sushi Author/Illustrator: Amy Wilson Sanger Reviewer: Delia [blog: eliaday]This First Book of Sushi is perfect for any post-pregnancy moms that were dying for 9 months of so without their sushi fix. The bright colors and...
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Book Review Contest: Hola Jalapeno

Title: Hola Jalapeno Author/Illustrator: Amy Wilson Sanger Reviewer: Whitney Moss [whitneyandryan.com] This short board book is part of a series, all with a similar theme - ethnic food, and a similar format - cut paper artwork. Hola Jalapeno is...
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August 8, 2005

Book Review Contest: Dinosaur Bob

Title Dinosaur Bob Author/Illustrator: William Joyce Reviewer: AJ from Thingamababy Joyce is a prolific artist and storyteller behind such shows as Disney's Rolie Polie Olie and the recent CD film, Robots. AJ's review of his Dinosaur Bob books morphs into...
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Book Review Contest: Airplanes and Machines at Work

Title: Airplanes; Machines at Work Author/Illustrator: Byron Barton Reviewer: Kelli CreeMy son (almost 2) really loves Byron Barton's books. His favorites are Airplanes and and Machines at Work. Airplanes is a nice board book with very clear pictures and...
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August 5, 2005

Book Review Contest: Urban Babies Wear Black

Title: Urban Babies Wear Black Author/Illustrator: Michelle Sinclair Colman, Nathalie Dion Reviewer: Laura McMullanThere isn't much to say about this book, as it isn't a piece of great literature; it's a board book. With that said, it is a hilarious...
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Book Review Contest: Action Jackson: In Your FACE, Olivia

The first review to come in was written yesterday, before the contest even started. Todd Gibson just posted his latest Review Of The Week on his blog, From The Floor, and I figure, hey, if you've got a good review...
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Announcing The Daddy Types Baby Book Review Contest

A while back, when I got so many great recommendations for books that don't drive you crazy if you have to read them a thousand times, I thought it'd be interesting to try a book review contest. So how about...
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