TAGS: children’s books


The Voyage of Turtle Rex by Kurt Cyrus

Art and science come together in this hypnotically beautiful book about a prehistoric sea turtle. Rhyming text blends beautifully with the illustrations. A great read aloud. – reviewed by Jane

Age 4 and up


How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum by Jesse Hartland

This story is for everyone. It breaks down the whole process — from dinosaurs stomping across the Earth to the bones being displayed in the Smithsonian Institute. Now we can all understand paleontology! – reviewed by Jane

Age 4 and up


How to Clean Your Room in 10 Easy Steps by Jennifer Huget

Is your room a mess?  Are your parents always telling you to clean it up?  Read this book for 10 funny ideas on how (not) to clean your room, including:

 Step 4:

Open your closet door.

Shove the pile of things you love inside.

Close the door as tight as you can.

Watch out.  It might explode.

For school-aged kids with a sense of humor.