Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Great Books for the Easter Basket- Younger Kids

Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received these books, free of charge,from the author,for review purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about them.

These new books are perfect for adding to the Easter basket, or for having on hand for Spring vacation!

Cave Kiddos A Sunny Day is a fun book about four Paleolithic children who share the experience of developing and learning important words and concepts. Join Alk, Haha, Lala, and Zee as they discover the world around them. This is a cute book that lets kids understand how we associate sounds and make them become words. Plus the cute illustrations are enticing for kids!

About the Author:
Eric Jay Cash became fascinated with speech and developmental learning when he worked with his children who are both delayed speakers. He lives in a cave on the North Shore of Long Island with his wife and two cave kiddos.

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Being a Captain is Hard Work: Captain No Beard is determined to travel to Dew Rite Volcano. He won't listen when Mongo predicts a storm or Linus indicates they are headed in the wrong direction. He insists Polly cook in the galley even though the seas are getting rough. What's a crew to do with a stubborn, know-it-all captain? 
Will they convince the captain he is barreling headlong into danger, or will Captain No Beard jeopardize both his safety and the crew’s with his single-minded determination to go where he wants?

This is one of the longer Captain No Beard books from Carol and it is a good analogy story for parenting, that can help a child see that being in charge of multiple people is not easy, and listening to others can help you, even if sometimes you might not want to. This 10th book in the series educates about science as well, as it teaches kids about clouds and the weather. Which means this is a wonderful addition to the series, and one not to be missed.

If You Were me and Lived in...Egypt: Join Carole P. Roman when she visits the stunning and exciting land of Egypt in the newest book of her informative series. Learn why this ancient land often called "the cradle of civilization." Travel down the Nile to discover Egypt's fascinating history. See the land through the eyes of a youngster like you and understand what life is like in this exotic place. Don't forget to look at the other books in the series so that you can be an armchair world traveler.

Once again, Carole comes up with a superb travel book for kids! This book really shows how interesting Egypt's history is and is perfect for explaining many things about Egypt that kids may see on TV or in museums.I think it is one of the more thorough books in the series as well, giving much more info. Of course, part of that is the richness of the culture! Once again, the pronunciation guide is wonderful, and very helpful. Miss Grace really enjoyed this book, and couldn't wit to share it with her classmates! The series has become a favorite at her school library!

About the Author:
Carole P. Roman is the award-winning author of the much lauded children’s book Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life. Her experience as a former social studies teacher is wonderfully apparent in her popular If You Were Me and Lived in… series, which now includes more than sixteen books.

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