Monthly Archives: August 2015

Review: Dani and the Rocking Horse Ranch by K. Lamb

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Adventures in FriendshipSome books introduce you to new friends; some take a step further and teach you about friendship. K. Lamb’s Dani and the Rocking Horse Ranch, the third book in the chapter book series chronicling the adventures of kid detective Dani P. Spinelli (lovingly known by her fans as simply Dani P.), is one…

Interview with Corrina Holyoake, Illustrator and Author of Animania

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Corrina Holyoake is an artist and illustrator based in coastal West Sussex in the U.K. A person perusing her portfolio quickly realizes, however, that her art partakes of a much wider and diverse world. She paints mesmerizing treescapes that have elements of impressionist and colorist works and creates decorative art that at times reminds us…

Review: Sweet T and the North Wind by Cat Michaels

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A Tale of Quiet WondermentNot all journeys require a car or even a walking stick. Readers understand that some of their most memorable journeys might have been taken while lying somewhat stationary on a sofa, reading. Other journeys might be possible, as Cat Michaels tells us in her sweet tale Sweet T and the North…

Review: Animania by Corrina Holyoake

Animania by Corrina Holyoake

A is for AntosaurusTo little kids, the alphabet is a bit of magic, a mix of fairy dust and candy canes. We forget the great moment of exhilaration when as a young reader we first recognize a letter. Any letter. It’s that sense of magic and exhilaration, that moment of first discovery, that author and…