Walking Together

In an effort to read more Canadian Indigenous literature I was sent Walking Together by Elder Albert D. Marshall and Louise Zimanyi by Annick Press to review. It’s a picture book about Turtle Island with beautiful illustrations by Emily Kewageshig. Disclosure: I received this book for review. This post contains paid links. Summary: This innovative… Read More »

Just Beyond the Very, Very Far North

This is the sequel to The Very, Very Far North, both by Dan Bar-El. If you’re looking for a juvenile fiction book for read aloud or for your child (or you) that takes places in the North with animals, this is the perfect series. Just Beyond the Very, Very Far North Ages 8-12Juvenile Fiction Disclosure:… Read More »

The Firefly Summer

Looking for a fun read aloud? Try The Firefly Summer by Morgan Matson for ages 8-12. Simon and Schuster (2023)Juvenile Fiction Disclosure: I received a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains paid affiliate links. Summary: For as long as Ryanna Stuart can remember, her summers have been spent… Read More »

Draw Canada (and Greenland)

Learning about Canada? Ever tried to draw Canada (and Greenland) but couldn’t get the shape right? This book by ARTK12 will guide you step by step. Keep reading to find out more. Disclosure: I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Draw Canada and Greenland is part of… Read More »

Vet Academy

Do you have an aspiring vet to be? If your child is age 7+ this book will be perfect for him or her. It’s not just a book, it’s an activity book with punch out games, models and stickers. Vet Academy is part of a series of books about jobs. Other books in the series… Read More »

My Year of Writing

Are you looking for a way to encourage your child to write more? Or perhaps they love writing and want to keep their writing for a long time? My Year of Writing contains 365 creative writing activities so you can “be creative everyday.” The book starts with an introduction and before you get started section… Read More »

Cooperative Games

Looking for something new for family games night that won’t have your children fighting with each other? Try cooperative games from Family Pastimes. Disclosure: We received two games from Family Pastimes to try out and review. The company sells many, many cooperative games. We tried out two but I also already own two others. We… Read More »

Love, Mom and Me

Looking for a fun way to connect with your child approximately age 8 and up? If your child can write you might want to check out Love, Mom and Me: a Mother & Daughter Keepsake Journal or it’s related books. Summary: A must-have shared mother-daughter journal for the pair who are seeking a thoughtful, creative… Read More »

Time Capsule

Looking for a fun activity for ages 8+? Want some memories to look back on when they are older? Time Capsule is from Katie Clemons Let’s Celebrate Your Story line. It’s a fun way for your child to keep track of where they are at in their life right now. They just have to be… Read More »

Canvas Art from PhotoWall

I’m always envious of people whose walls are covered in art and photographs because my walls have been bare most of the time. We just repainted and I put up some art I had hanging around that had never gone up. But I needed more photos of family and beautiful canvas art. Photowall sent me… Read More »