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Cover: Little Baseball

A Review of "Little Baseball" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

Baseball is such fun for all ages, and this board book brings some interesting aspects of the game easily within reach of even young children. Each page has a simple baseball related riddle; the answer appears on the next page. The illustrations are rich, creamy, and inviting. In our house… View »

 
Cover: F is for Friendship: A Quilt Alphabet

A Review of "F Is for Friendship" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

F Is for Friendship is an alphabet book that is quite different from the typical alphabet book you will find on the shelves. Each page is written in two parts. For the younger child, there is a short, simple, rhyming paragraph that coordinates with the letter of the page, but there is also… View »

 
Cover: B is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet

A Review of "B Is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

B Is for Blue Planet: An Earth Science Alphabet is a 40-page picture book that goes through the alphabet and describes various earth science topics. For each letter, there is a four-line rhyme along with a sidebar with a few paragraphs of information about the topic. Each letter is also… View »

 
Cover: P is for Prairie Dog: A Prairie Alphabet

A Review of "P Is for Prairie Dog: A Prairie Alphabet" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

P Is for Prairie Dog is a beautifully illustrated volume that introduces prairie-related topics in poetry for younger readers. The book also provides in-depth educational information for older readers. This book is designed for 6 to 10-year-olds and retails for $16.95…
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Cover: I Spy with My Little Eye Baseball

A Review of "I Spy With My Little Eye Baseball" in The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

My children and I love search-and-find puzzle books. We enjoy sitting together and exploring the illustrations for hidden objects. I Spy With My Little Eye Baseball is a unique visual puzzle book. Instead of searching for hidden objects, the reader searches for differences between two… View »

 
Cover: The Boy and the Moon

Review of The Boy and the Moon

Carroll’s first picture-book effort uses a dreamy, softened palette and swirly, curved movement to convey the silvery magic of a moonlit evening. Collage effects—in the craggy surface of the moon and the siding of a house, for instance—lend dimensional texture. The overall mood is one of… View »

 
Cover: The Boy and the Moon

Review of The Boy and the Moon

Moonlit midnight revels nearly end in disaster until a small boy comes to the rescue. It’s midnight, and a boy with a teddy bear, a dog, a rabbit, an owl, a chicken, a toad and a flower gather in the backyard to dance and howl at the moon in joyous abandon. Somehow the moon gets stuck in an… View »