Homeschool Resources (+ giveaway)

Homeschoolers LOVE books, we just do. So when I heard about a cool book called Killer Underwear Invasion I just had to have it. My review is coming on my nonfiction book blog but in the meantime I wanted to share about the book, plus another book, plus a resource for outdoor play. Then I’ll… Read More »

The Magician’s Elephant

Looking for a good book/movie combo to read/watch with your children? The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo is a unique children’s fiction chapter book. When you are finished reading it there is the movie version on Netflix. Kate DiCamillo is the author of many books, including Newbery Winner, The Tale of Despereaux and the Newbery… Read More »

The Words in My Hands

The Words in My Hands is a teen fiction book that is listed as a coming of age story as well as a Dystopian novel. It’s about a deaf teenager but it’s set in a future world. The book is the winner of the ALA Schneider Family Book Award for Teens. Stars: **** Here is… Read More »

Stick Dog Book

My 7 year old daughter read the first Stick Dog book in school and we decided to review it. It is a level 28 book which means it is a Grade 3 level book. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Stars: ****1/2 Summary: He’ll make you laugh…he’ll make you cry…but above all, he’ll make you… Read More »

The Teensy Weensy Virus

Are you looking for a way to explain the COVID-19 pandemic to your preschooler? The Teensy Weensy Virus is a picture book and song for young ones. The book is written by Sherri L. Rose and illustrated by Megan E. Brawand. Megan is a teenager! Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange… Read More »

Zippy Chippy

The True Story of Zippy Chippy: The Little Horse That Couldn’t is a cute book written by author Artie Bennett. Artie also wrote two other favourites of ours The Butt Book and Poopendous. (reviewed when my book blog included fiction.) Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This… Read More »


Superluminous is a picture book by Annick Press, one of my favourite publishers. Disclosure: I received this book from the publisher in exchange for a review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: Nour has a superpower: she glows. Her light shines so bright, she feels like a star in the night sky. But when kids at… Read More »

Legends from Mom’s Closet

Today is my Mom’s birthday and the perfect day to tell you about a new book written by a 10 year old girl! Legends From Mom’s Closet This beautiful book has full page, full colour photos of Sasha dressed in her mom’s and grandma’s clothes, including photos of just the outfit. Sasha is writing in… Read More »

Fire Song *Indigenous Canadian Book*

My daughter read Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones and we wanted to share about it. Stars: ***** Annick Press (2018) YA Fiction 232 pages Disclosure: We received the book from Annick Press in exchange for our honest opinion. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: How can Shane reconcile his feelings for David with his desire… Read More »

New Books, Mazes, Colouring Books and More

PAPP International is a Canadian publisher who recently released a bunch of new items at Dollarama and Dollar Tree stores around Canada. PAPP International is a combination of a few smaller imprints such as PAPP Publishing, Beaver Books, Imagine Publications and Tiny & Tim. They publish over 500 titles annually! Disclosure: We received some product… Read More »