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20 Creative Tips to Get Kids Reading

20 Creative Tips to Get Kids Reading

A love of reading just doesn’t happen. I have three boys: a teen, a tween and a grade school aged child. We started early on to help foster a love of reading. While each stage is different and at…

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Last Minute Gifts: Cricket Media’s Gift of Reading

If you are looking for a last-minute holiday gift, check out Cricket Media’s recently launched “Double the Giving” Campaign, where you’ll have the opportunity to join a movement guaranteed to spark a lifetime love of reading! Since their founding…

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Touch the Brightest Star by Christie Matheson Review

I just received Touch the Brightest Star by Christie Matheson (Greenwillow Books, Harper Collins Publishing) for my three year old daughter. I only wish that I would have had this book sooner! Touch the Brightest Star is a book…

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Read The Books That Inspired Dreamwork’s HOME Movie

You’ve seen the commercials for the new Dreamwork’s HOME movie. Now, find out about the author behind the books that inspired that movie! Adam Rex is the New York Times best-selling author and illustrator of Frankenstein Makes A Sandwich.  His other books include Pssst!, Moonday, The…

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Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems

Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems With millions of copies sold, the Pigeon Series has enchanted young readers for the last decade! In Pigeon Needs a Bath, the 8th picture book in the series, the Pigeon really needs a…

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McDonald’s Happy Meal Books: Fun Family Reading

When I was chosen for this opportunity, I was pretty excited. I love children’s books and when I heard that McDonald’s will be offering books in the happy meals, I was pretty happy, especially now that my son is…

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The Little Witch at School App Review

The Little Witch at School By SlimCricket This story is about Little Witch and the other witches and wizards at Chickenwich Elementary School who are taking their first witchery and wizardry examination. They need to transform their cuddly toys and give…

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Pajanimals Review: Snuggle Up Story Mat

Just as your kids were getting back into the regular routine, here comes the holidays!  Our families will run around like crazy visiting families, friends, donating our time by volunteering and somewhere in the middle get all the shopping…