The Kids’ Book Corner

Kids’ book reviews and tidbits from an indie bookseller.

PODCAST: The Mitten December 8, 2009

Filed under: Holiday Books,New Books,Picture Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 9:42 pm

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The Mitten

by Jim Aylesworth

(Scholastic Press, hardcover)

Recommended for ages 2-5

For this gift-giving season, beloved author Jim Aylesworth brings us a re-telling of The Mitten, a favorite holiday picture book. With illustrations by Barbara McClintock, Aylesworth’s reimagines the story of a group of animals squeezing inside one tiny lost mitten to stay warm.

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Christmas Farm December 1, 2008

Filed under: Holiday Books,New Books,Podcasts — kidsbookcorner @ 11:28 am

Christmas Farm

by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Barry Root

(Harcourt, hardcover, $17.00)

A perfect pre-Christmas tale about the life of a Christmas tree farm.

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