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Best Qualities to Be President


This picture book explores the best qualities to be President.  This book was written before #45 was running for office, so any inference you make regarding his personality and Squid’s personality were not the intent of the author when developing this story.  This book simply represents the important lesson that leadership and respect are qualities that must be earned.  These…

How the Doughnut Came to Be


Now don’t you wonder how the doughnut came to be?  Well wonder no longer as there is a book to share this marvelous culinary invention.  Sprinkled or glazed, who can resist? Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a single story that demands, yes demands, you take a…

Delightful Book for Father’s Day


Today I have a delightful book for Father’s Day.  This picture book shows the stoic life of “dad” as he takes on his daily chores and supplements it with his son’s take on what his dad does all day. The irony is funny and the best part of the day remains when father and son can spend time together! Don’t…

Hilarious Picture Book for Kids


Today I have a hilarious picture book for kids.  This “wordless” picture book is indeed filled with words, much to chagrin of Rupert the Mouse who is producing said book.  All he wants is a little quiet, along with some visually stimulating illustrations, but instead he gets Nibbs and Thistle.  These two well meaning mice are full of great ideas…

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…