Up, Up, and Down! – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

Very funny story! Among Robert Munsch`s books, the story Up, Up and Down! stands among one of his most popular. Which makes sense as it is quite comedic and relates to the art of climbing, which every kid has done in his/her life. Whether at home around the kitchen counters, refrigerator, and bedroom furniture. Sometimes … Continue reading Up, Up, and Down! – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

The Enormous Suitcase – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

A Clever story that tackles a difficult Subject in a beautiful way In his stories, Robert Munsch has managed to present fantastical tales set in the modern world. Many of them tackling serious subjects that affect our society. And here, he presents a story that deals with children living with divorced parents; sharing two different … Continue reading The Enormous Suitcase – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

Too Much Stuff! – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

Superb story about the reality of plane travelling Having travelled on a plane several times in my life, I can say that such travelling can be quite stressful for some passengers. Either reacting with panic attacks, or getting airsick due to the food they ate or their stress. Situations both kids and adults may react … Continue reading Too Much Stuff! – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

Seeing Red – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

Really cool Robert Munsch story about Red Hair For Seeing Red, Robert Munsch wrote it for a student named Arie, the only kid in his school to have red-hair. A kid who gets to be the protagonist in this book. Like his friend Alex. Who wishes to have red hair, but doesn't know how. So … Continue reading Seeing Red – Robert Munsch (Story) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

It’s My Room – Robert Munsch (Text) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

Another Great Read from The Genial Robert Munsch Since a toddler, I know of Robert Munch and his amazing classics. Paper Bag Princess, Something Good, Stephanie's Ponytail, Mortimer, Love You Forever, and many other jewels of Canadian Literature. So whenever I find a book from this author, you can be sure that I will take … Continue reading It’s My Room – Robert Munsch (Text) and Michael Martchenko (Illustrations)

The Princess who had no Fortune – Ursula Jones and Sarah Gibb – Updated Version of my Amazon Review

Wonderful treat for parents and children, and visual art fans Another book collaboration between Ursula Jones and Sarah Gibbs, this picture book is an original story as wonderful as their Princess who had no Kingdomfairy tale. Indeed, it is the story of a princess who lives in a ruined castle with a cat called Gideon … Continue reading The Princess who had no Fortune – Ursula Jones and Sarah Gibb – Updated Version of my Amazon Review

That Book Woman – Heather Henson (author) and David Small (Illustrator) – Updated Version of my Amazon Review

"And all at once, I yearn to know what makes that Book Woman risk catching cold, or worse." - Cal in "That Book Woman"   Very nice collaboration Heather Henson did with David Small. This picture book narrates about an unnamed Pack Horse Librarian and her biweekly visits in the Kentuckian mountains. How she brings … Continue reading That Book Woman – Heather Henson (author) and David Small (Illustrator) – Updated Version of my Amazon Review

Rapunzel – Alison Sage (Author) and Sarah Gibb (Illustrator) – Updated Version of my Amazon Review

Wonderful adaptation of a fairy tale classic   Since the Grimm Brothers released their original version of the Rapunzel myth, artists and authors have adapted the tale to their interpretations, art styles, and liberties. Some to memorable results, others published under circumstances that might make a second edition more difficult to obtain as rights can … Continue reading Rapunzel – Alison Sage (Author) and Sarah Gibb (Illustrator) – Updated Version of my Amazon Review

A Visitor for Bear – Bonnie Becker (author) – Kady MacDonald Denton (illustrator) – Updated version of my Amazon review

"No Visitors allowed" - Sign on Bear's front door Cute and wonderful surprise here. The story of a bear holed up in his house like a hermit, living his everyday life by himself; until one day, a mouse appears at his door and asks to have tea with him. A first interaction that soon began … Continue reading A Visitor for Bear – Bonnie Becker (author) – Kady MacDonald Denton (illustrator) – Updated version of my Amazon review