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Review of the Day: How Many Jelly Beans? by Andrea Menotti

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How Many Jelly Beans?: A Giant Book of Giant Numbers! By Andrea Menotti Illustrated by Yancey Labat Chronicle Books $18.99 ISBN: 978-1-4521-0206-1 Ages 4-8 On shelves February 29th Boy, I tell you. You get a kid and suddenly you find yourself scheming all these crazy schemes. “I’m going to get my kid to like vegetables!” [...]

Review of the Day: Lucy Rescued by Harriet Ziefert

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Lucy Rescued By Harriet Ziefert Illustrated by Barroux Blue Apple Books $16.99 ISBN: 978-1-60905-187-7 Ages 4-8 On shelves March 27th My temptation whenever I review a children’s book that involves a dog in some way is to begin with a caveat that I am not a dog person. I’ve drawn from that well one too [...]

Review of the Day: And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano

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And Then It’s Spring By Julie Fogliano Illustrated by Erin E. Stead A Neal Porter Book, Roaring Brook Press (an imprint of Macmillan) $16.99 ISBN: 978-1-59643-624-4 Ages 4-8 On shelves February 14th Patience is a virtue. Riiiiiight. Actually it is, but tell that to anyone under the age of fifteen (to pick an arbitrary age). [...]

Review of the Day: Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett

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Chloe and the Lion By Mac Barnett Illustrated by Adam Rex Disney Hyperion Books $16.99 ISBN: 978-142311334-8 Ages 4 and up On shelves April 3, 2012 Pity the picture book author. Their lot is rife with strife. With a couple exceptions here and there it is mighty hard to make picture book authorship your one [...]