Kids Halloween Book Review

I originally published this post last Halloween, but without the links to the free read alouds. So here is the re-released, updated version of last year’s Kids Halloween book review. If you cannot find these wonderful and unique titles at your local library, then please enjoy listening to the free read aloud versions on YouContinue reading “Kids Halloween Book Review”

Fall Kids Book Review

I was digging through some old posts and found this one from last fall. I know I just posted some new fall kid’s books in a recent blog post https://the-thrifty-mom.com/2022/09/13/falling-for-kids-autmn-books/ but I didn’t want anyone to forget about these fun gems from last year. I’ve also added the links on for the free read alouds.Continue reading “Fall Kids Book Review”

Falling for Kids Autmn Books

Fall into the season with some fabulous Autmn reads.

Shiver Me Timbers, It’s a Kids’ Pirate Book Review

Ahoy Mateys! Check out some of our favorite pirate themed books as you sail back to school this fall!

Kid’s Easter Book Review

Hoppy Easter Monday! Hope your Sunday celebrations were all ‘egg-cellent’. If you’re looking for something ‘punny’ to read this morning then check out my latest blog post.

Kid’s Spring Book Review

The Legend of the Bluebonnet by: Pat Cusick Ripton is a unique story of self-sacrifice. In this Native American Indian tale, a young girl gives up her most prized possession- a doll, dressed all in blue, that her mother hand made for her before she died to save her tribe from a terrible drought. HerContinue reading “Kid’s Spring Book Review”

Kids St. Patrick’s Day Book Review

Shannon and the World’s Tallest Leprechaun by: Sean Callahan was a great lesson in ‘the grass is always greener’ theory. Young Shannon, an aspiring step dancer, is frustrated that she cannot afford an expensive costume, wig, and shoes and feels she will never be a good dancer without them. She counts backwards in Gaelic toContinue reading “Kids St. Patrick’s Day Book Review”

Kid’s Valentine’s Day Book Review

Love From the Crayons by: Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers was adorably illustrated in the style of a child’s crayon scribbles. The message of the book was beautifully simple: love comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. It can be silly, hard to find, stormy, creative, or (my personal favorite) stinks (the illustration is priceless).Continue reading “Kid’s Valentine’s Day Book Review”

Warm Up With More Winter Books

Cold, dark January nights got you down? Grab a cup of hot chocolate and some fuzzy blankets, light a roaring fire in your fireplace, and cozy up with some of these winter themed books! Anna’s Wish by: Bruno Hachler tells of a young girl who lives in a city where it hasn’t snowed in ages.Continue reading “Warm Up With More Winter Books”

Kids Winter Book Review

Before Morning by: Joyce Sidman was difficult for me to figure out at first, but give it a chance and look for clues to the meaning of the story within the amazing McEscher-esc illustrations and I bet you will find yourself tearing up at the end when you realize the child in the story isContinue reading “Kids Winter Book Review”