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Whimsical Picture Book About Memories


Today I have a whimsical picture book about memories.  Who hasn’t wanted to save the feelings you get when you have a lovely day with a friend?  Revisiting treasured encounters is a joy of life and this book captures that feeling so well. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you…

Introduce Simple Money Concepts to Young Kids


Today I have a set of books that introduce simple money concepts to young kids.  It is never too early to arm children with financial tools.  These books are adorable and present the ideas of saving, earning and spending in simple and relevant ways.  They also introduce early math concepts so just think how brilliant your child can become! Don’t…

Picture Books for Your Little Ski Bunnies


Today I have picture books for your little ski bunnies.  With the snow falling these are the perfect picture books to get your kids in the mood for a little swishing down the slopes or at least a ride on the magic carpet! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you…

So They Didn’t Get a Dog for Christmas


So they didn’t get a dog for Christmas.  I get it.  Dogs are a lot of work.  But there just may be a pet that you can say “Yes!” to.  Curious?  Well, do I have the book for you. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss a single…

New Christmas Books – Buy or Borrow?


New Christmas Books – buy or borrow?  Today I am looking at two books that were pitched to me at BookExpo this year and one that was re-released.  Should you invest in these soon to be holiday classics or are they better checked out at the library because they may not have the staying power of say Jan Brett’s Christmas…

So Your Kid Likes Train/Car Books


So your kid likes train/car books.  Today I have two books that I want to share.  Both are visually gorgeous. One is full of facts while the other is more lyrical, but both will appeal to the vehicle lover in your family.  Happily, you will enjoy pouring through these beautiful illustrations as much as your offspring! Don’t forget to follow…

Tortoise for the Win


Tortoise for the win in today’s book.  I was utterly charmed by this little reptile.  When his owner Sarah goes to school for the first time and leaves him home alone, he summons the courage to go after her.  But a little tortoise can only go so far in a day. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook,…

Cut Out Board Books


How cute are these cut out board books?  They are done by one of my favorite illustrators Ingela Arrhenius whose illustrations are simple, colorful and invoke the aesthetics of the 1950s. I just adore how the pages are shaped like the museum exhibits or the foliage.  Pages are sturdy but the edges may split in the grasp of over-eager hands.…

Looking for Peace and Quiet


Today I have a book about a boy who is looking for peace and quiet.  Albert just wants to read, but the world around him is putting quite a few roadblocks in his path to tranquility.  The good news is that his friends really do care how he feels. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…

Charming and Funny Picture Book


Today on the blog I have a charming and funny picture book.  Anyone who follows me knows that I love a story that challenges a reader’s assumptions and in this case, both the king and queen assume they got a goat instead of a baby because they mistakenly asked for a kid. When the truth is revealed, readers will giggle that…