Surviving Cougar Mountain (Kids vs. Nature Book 4)
Children's Books , Review / February 18, 2019

  Another day, another wilderness mission. That’s life for these sixth graders. The first three missions weren’t easy, but mission number four is about to crank up the intensity and challenge them in ways they didn’t think possible. This is book 4 of the Kids vs. Nature series and continues a story that has captivated fans of the wilderness survival genre. Read the entire series! Surviving Moose Lake (Book 1) Surviving Desert View (Book 2) Surviving Horse Island (Book 3) Surviving Cougar Mountain (Book 4) ~ Future Stories ~ Surviving Crystal Cavern (Book 5) Surviving Crocodile Swamp (Book 6) Surviving Rapids Canyon (Book 7)   REVIEW   Blending elements of science, nature, and make-believe! Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews Surviving Cougar Mountain is the fourth installment in the Kids vs. Nature series. It’s another exciting story that teaches not only important life lessons like teamwork and caring for each other, but also life-saving skills as well. The book is jam-packed with lots of information about nature and survival. Surviving Cougar Mountain (Kids vs. Nature) was a very entertaining read not only for my grand kids, but also for myself! Author Karl Steam writes in a wonderful style that will guarantee the attention of young…

The Fake Cake: Teaching Your Children Values
Children's Books / January 28, 2019

Fake Cake *********** This year the test would be sweet chocolate cake Where one cake was real and the others all fake Only one cake was delicious to eat The rest made of mud and they tasted like feet.   REVIEW Wonderful story that teaches children valuable life lessons. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews More often than not children relate themselves with the characters of a good story. In such circumstances, reading fiction can help them to get inspiration from the characters. These stories often portray real life implications through anecdotes, and as such makes it easier for them to understand the complex aspects of life. Moreover, reading these stories at regular intervals can actually help them to develop a positive outlook towards life, which eventually proves beneficial for good character development. The Fake Cake: Teaching Your Children Values is a delightful and charming book for the younger reader. I read it with my grandkids and they loved not only the story, but also the amazing illustrations. I thought the text and illustrations worked very well together. Author Sigal Adler writes in a wonderful, simple and imaginative style that will guarantee the attention of young minds….

The Night Visitors: A Picture Book to Help Children Overcome Their Fear of the Dark
Children's Books / January 28, 2019

  THE BOOK to Help Ease Your Child’s Fears Of The Dark! “The Night Visitors” is an engaging and insightful book about a boy who is afraid of the dark. In this beautifully illustrated book, the little boy fears the monsters in his house. His mother assures him there is no reason to be afraid, but as soon as the lights go out, he becomes a scared child. He is convinced that there is a monster lurking around every corner, but slowly his fear of the monsters are banished. With the help of his mother, he is encouraged to investigate the source of his fears. In doing so, he slowly discovers that no monsters come to life once the lights go out. “The Night Visitors” is a “stories in verse” book. The nursery rhymes help to ease children into the story, and also the idea that there is nothing to be afraid of. How to Overcome Fear of The Dark? Children go through a lot of emotions and feelings – it’s a part of life. They also go through many new experiences, and any of those new experiencess can suddenly trigger fears within them. When toddlers and older children are afraid of the dark, it…

Sunny’s Morning Surprise: (Children’s Books- Animal Amazing Bedtime Stories for Toddlers)
Children's Books / December 16, 2018

  Sunny’s Morning Surprise is a bright and colorful baby elephant story that will at once both entertain your child and bring attention to important concepts: inclusion and rejection handling disappointment practicing joy and patience and keeping an open and generous heart toward others Author Emily Smith has created a beautifully expressive story to inspire the imagination and delight the heart. This story follows Sunny the baby elephant as he ventures into his world on a solo quest for friendship and acceptance. Sunny is first disappointed and rejected by others who overlook or exclude him without consideration, primarily because he is not one of them. His sunny disposition prevails, however, and Sunny continues to pleasure in the beauty of the day and draw comfort from the assurance of his mother’s love.   REVIEW A wonderfully illustrated story with important life lessons. Reviewed By Piaras O Cionnaoith for Emerald Book Reviews More often than not children relate themselves with the characters of a good story. In such circumstances, reading fiction can help them to get inspiration from the characters. These stories often portray real life implications through anecdotes, and as such makes it easier for them to understand the complex aspects of…

Bilingual in training: Numbers and colors activity book (Spanish Edition)
Children's Books / November 3, 2018

Numbers and colors activity book. • Super fun and easy activity book for kids to learn numbers and colors in Spanish. • You don’t need to be bilingual to teach a second language to your little ones.     REVIEW Fun and educational By Piaras on November 3, 2018 (Emerald Book Reviews) This is a fun and educational numbers and colors activity book. It’s super fun and easy for young children to learn numbers and colors in Spanish. As the author says, ‘You don’t need to be bilingual to teach a second language to your little ones.’ It’s jam-packed with things to do and learn. Five stars and recommended.   ABOUT THE AUTHOR Rocio Monroy is a graduate of The Children’s Book Academy. She writes stories for tiny readers with big hearts. She speaks English and Spanish. She enjoys spending time reading, visiting libraries, and writing stories to help make this world a better place. Currently she lives in Missouri with her husband and her three children.

Paisley the Goat
Children's Books / November 3, 2018

Counting from one to ten is not easy for children, although Paisley the goat will make things easier for little ones. Paisley the goat discovers the many different things that can be counted at the beach on a sleepless night. Suggested age range for readers: 2-5 An excellent bedtime story for ages 2-5 By Piaras on November 3, 2018 (Emerald Book Reviews) This is a wonderful children’s story by author Rocio Monroy. I absolutely enjoyed reading this book with my grand kids and it brought more than a few smiles to our faces. They loved not only the story, but also the amazing colorful illustrations by Eugene Ruble. Paisley the goat is having trouble falling sleeping. She puts on her sleep mask and even tries counting sheep! It doesn’t work so she goes for a walk on the beach. Along the way she discovers a variety of objects and creatures that incorporates a numbers and counting theme. By the time she reaches ten, she finds herself calm enough to fall asleep. An excellent bedtime story for ages 2-5. Highly recommended and a well-deserved five stars.   ABOUT THE AUTHOR ​​Rocio Monroy is a graduate of The Children’s Book Academy. She writes…

Pixie And The Green Book Mystery (Pixie Mystery 1)
Children's Books / November 2, 2018

It’s the new and improved Pixie And The Green Book Mystery. Young readers will join Pixie, our second grade hero, on a quest to save the fairy tales. It’s an apple disaster day of school, but a trip to the local library changes everything. A mysterious book has brought the characters to life out of their books. But getting them safely back in their stories won’t be easy, with the evil Book Guardian trolling the library. Buckle up for an action-packed, fantastical, wacky, journey. A unique and wonderful fairy tale Pixie and the Green Book Mystery (updated version) is about a nine-year-old girl called Pixie (whose real name is Marigold) as she interacts with some well-known fairy-tale characters. Not only does Pixie interact with the characters, but the characters also interact with each other from the different fairy-tales. We have Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella, the Seven Dwarfs and others, who find that their stories have been jumbled up. It’s up to Pixie to save the day. Of course, there’s also a bad guy who she must contend with! This was a very enjoyable and entertaining story. The writing style was engaging and very entertaining. As I read through the pages…

Children’s Books About Animals: Facts, Information and Beautiful Pictures about Animals (FREE VIDEO AUDIO BOOK INCLUDED)
Children's Books / November 1, 2018

Children’s Books About Animals ★★★★★ Wonderful book for all the family! – Piaras Learn facts about cats, dogs, pandas, koalas, horses, ponies, elephants, giraffes, zebras, antelopes, tigers and lions. More than 500 incredible pictures! Lots and lots of information about animals! 6 books for kids that love animals (Animal Books for Children Series)   Good children’s animals books to learn lots of fun facts. Best for children ages 6 and up!   NEW: Purchase this Book and get access to the VIDEOBOOK for FREE!   ***Read this children’s Animal book FREE as part of your Kindle Unlimited membership***   REVIEW Wonderful book for all the family! Children’s Books About Animals by Francois Bissonnette is a book that will be loved by both children and adults alike. It’s a massive collection of facts, information and superb pictures about animals. I don’t think I’ve ever come across such a well-researched and presented work in this category. This book is one of the better picture books and is an absolute a must-read for children. The author has packed this book full of interesting facts about a wide variety of animals. Highly recommended. ABOUT THE AUTHOR In 1983, François Bissonnette, created the early versions…

Bilingual in training: Alphabet activity book (Spanish Edition)
Children's Books / October 31, 2018

Super fun and easy activity book for kids to learn the alphabet and other words in Spanish. You don’t need to be bilingual to teach a second language to your little ones. Libro de actividades súper divertido y fácil para que los niños aprendan el abecedario y otras palabras en español. No necesitas ser bilingüe para enseñar a tus pequeños un segundo idioma. REVIEW An excellent alphabet activity book. By Piaras on October 31, 2018 (Emerald Book Reviews) This is an excellent alphabet activity book for young children. Not having a single word of Spanish, I introduced this activity book to my grandchildren. Using simple phonetics, the book is very easy for any parent or teacher to use. Children will absolutely love this, and they’ll take to it like a duck to water! It will also add an extra learning experience and introduce them to another language. How cool is that? Muchas gracias Rocio Monroy! ABOUT THE AUTHOR ​​Rocio Monroy is a graduate of The Children’s Book Academy. She writes stories for tiny readers with big hearts. She speaks English and Spanish. She enjoys spending time reading, visiting libraries, and writing stories to help make this world a better place. Currently she…

Ronaldo: Rudi’s Birthday Extravaganza (Ronaldo the Flying Reindeer Book 3)
Children's Books / October 1, 2018

  It is summertime in Beresford. Ronaldo and Rudi are beside themselves with excitement: Monty the Moose, the most incredible Magician in the whole world is performing at Rudi’s birthday party! But before the festivities begin, there’s the important matter of The Reindeer Flyover, an ancient tradition of The Reindeer Flying Academy that marks the end of school term. But Rudi might not be able to fly. He has injured his hoof and refuses to see Doctor Kloppen. Rudi is terrified of needles and, rumour has it, the Doctor’s needle is the size of a rocket! Meanwhile, Ronaldo meets celebrity baker Mrs Sorensson and offers to deliver her cakes to ‘Carrot’s ‘N’ Cakes’ bakery before flying school. The weather is hot so Ronaldo rushes through the forest so he can deliver the cakes before the icing melts. But trouble is lurking in the woods. Dasher and his menacing brothers, Comet and Prancer, are hiding in the bushes. Waiting for Ronaldo! “… though aimed at a much younger audience, are a perfect fit for the adults who are still in touch with their younger self .”   REVIEW   A wonderfully written and illustrated story with important life lessons. By Piaras…