Kids Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie


Kids like big books and I cannot lie.  Without a doubt the size of the present under the tree is important.  The younger the child, the more important the measurements.  My mother in law boasts a “Santa Bag” with significantly large dimensions, and each grandchild secretly hopes that their gift will come in said bag.  Usually that means that books…

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Great Cookbook for Kids and Young Adults


Today I have a great cookbook for Kids and Young Adults.  Everyone knows that America’s Test Kitchen is the gold standard of cooking shows and now they have lent their know how to a younger audience.  My son and I tried out several recipes just to see how easy and tasty they were and call us impressed.  My son cooked…

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What I Learned After 30 Days of Giving


I thought it might be fun to do a take away from what I learned after 30 Days of Giving.  For those who did not follow my exploits on Facebook or Instagram, I gave away books or money to book related causes every day in November.  As for results: I gave away over 100 children’s titles.  Recipients ranged from friends…

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Book Inspired Holiday Gifts


Just in time for the holidays, I have my post for book inspired holiday gifts.  So many of you know readers but aren’t sure what books they have already, or which might pique their interest.  Well, a present inspired by great stories can be just as wonderful for the readers in your life.  So here are a few of my…

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30 Days of Giving – Week 3


I am continuing my goal of giving away books or giving to book-related causes every day in November.  It has been a lovely challenge and a reminder that books can be fun and exciting surprises that put a smile on a kid’s (or grownup’s) face.  To see the recipients for the past two weeks check out my prior posts: 30…

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When a Yawn Gets Loose


Today I have a book that shows kids the danger of when a yawn gets loose.  No doubt about it … yawns are catching and if you are trying to stay up all night they will always hunt you down. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss…

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30 Days of Giving – Week 2


30 Days of Giving – Week 2 So this month I am giving away at least one book a day or contributing to a cause that gives books to those in need.  I have been documenting my efforts daily on Instagram, Facebook and here on the blog.  Check back daily to see where my books have found a home and…

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Teach Kids About Diwali


Now is the time to teach kids about Diwali.  The main festival is celebrated on Wednesday, November 7 but Diwali actually last five days and the first day starts today! You would know that if you read the book I am profiling below!  Simon and Shuster sent me the latest in their series Celebrate the World and it is a wonderful…

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