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The Epic Battle of Rock Paper Scissors


Today I have the epic battle of Rock Paper Scissors. You’ve played the game, now it’s time to find out where it all started.  Every household item is fair game in the quest for victory.  Dinosaur chicken nuggets are on notice, computer printers are on high alert and clothespins had better watch their backs when rock, paper and scissors are…

Must Have Easter Picture Book


Well, I had to share the story that is our must have Easter picture book.  Not one of my kids can resist the Dumb Bunnies and while it may not be a conventional choice, we have fond memories of reading this one until the book fell apart.  Dare I say that my kids even requested it when it wasn’t Easter!  We…

Imaginary Play Is the Best


Today I have a book that shows kids that imaginary play is the best kind of play.  You know that saying about kids have more fun with the boxes at Christmas than the toys inside, well I was never that kid.  I always wanted everything pristine and perfect, right out of the box.  I have to admit, however, that the games…

Comical Picture Book


A comical picture book absolutely makes my day.  Now I never envisioned getting my Lion Degree, but hey, I can roar and look fierce with the best of them, just ask my kids! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you never miss a book with a wonderful sense of humor.…

Don’t Mess With Little Red


The message of today’s book is clearly don’t mess with Little Red.  In this reinvention of a classic fairytale, Little Red Riding Hood is no shrinking violet and when the wolf gobbles down grandma, Little Red will not sit idly by.  Just a little female empowerment to start the day off right. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on…

Everyone Loves Cupcakes


Ok, admit it.  Everyone loves cupcakes.  So how could I pass up a picture book with the perfect title?  This is from the duo who brought us Everyone Loves Bacon so I knew it would be irresistible, just like its namesake!  Now if they could write an adult book next, Everyone Loves a Glass of Chardonnay perhaps? Don’t forget to follow…

STEM Picture Book for Budding Scientists


Today I have a STEM picture book for budding scientists.  This is the third book in the series and adds to a growing list of potential future professions which include architect and inventor.  However, even if your child has different future aspirations, they will benefit from always having an inquisitive mind, which is celebrated in these picture book stories. Don’t…

Where Is That Bear?


Today I have a book that tries to answer the age old question, where is that bear?  Now what is a reader supposed to do when they are promised a book about a certain mammal and they fail to show up for the story?  The hunt is on, not litteraly of course! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook,…

Valentine’s Day Picture Book


It is time to share the love with a Valentine’s Day picture book.  Now that my kids are grown and they don’t pass out Valentines anymore, I sometimes forget that the holiday is on the horizon.  I miss the days of making a Valentine’s Day box for school, but I can still enjoy the delightful stories that come with this…