Category: Book Review

October 2, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Off to Nana and Grandma’s Home by Gayathri R. Waring

Explore the rich and heartwarming relationship between a child and his two lesbian grandparents. Each expresses her bond in different ways, and both love the child all the more. The book is based on a true story, features dynamic and colorful illustrations, and celebrates diversity and inclusivity.

September 29, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Where’s Foofi? by Sandra Ihle

After being mistakenly left behind, Foofi must find a way to get back home. He must rely on his own senses to find his faithful friend again, and he must do it on his own.

Patrick and his mom learn that faith and hope, and sometimes dreams, make the impossible the only thing that makes sense!

September 28, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Shine Your Light by Courtney Lee Simpson

What if you reached other children you haven’t met sharing a simple phrase your mother taught you? What if everyone listened and shared those words? Wouldn’t the world be a better place? In Shine Your Light, Shaun has moved to a new school and is afraid to walk inside for the first time. He’s afraid he won’t make any friends, but his mother helps him overcome his fear by reminding him of a simple phrase. In his heart, he knows to share this phrase with others and knows it can help others the same way it helped him. Did this simple phrase touch others? Did it change lives?

September 25, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

The Monsters of Marymount Mansion by Gregory G. Allen

Meet Toby: a young monster who has skin like a fish, fur like a dog, and smells like cotton candy when he gets excited. He lives with his family in the basement of Marymount Mansion and once a year ventures out into the real world when everyone is dressed for Halloween. Toby becomes frustrated with hiding below ground and sets off on an all-important quest.

September 20, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

The Dandelion Horn by Tony V Lewis

While walking home from school one day Sophia and her Mother stumbled upon a grassy field full of white fluffy dandelions. Sophia’s Mother tells her that dandelions are called wish flowers. They each pick one and take it home. Sophia finds that there is something else special about the dandelion. After blowing the puff and making a wish, she blows into the dandelion stem and discovers that it makes a sound like a horn. Sophia decides that she will call it a dandelion horn. What will Sophia do with her new horn?

September 18, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Goldilocks What Ever Happened To Her? by Gabriel Rosenstock

This is a book suitable for readers 8-12+, told in verse, and illustrated by an artist who was a kindergarten teacher in the 1930s in Boston, USA. Her name was Beatrice Dvilnsky and a Google search revealed nothing about her.

What was Goldilocks like when she grew to adulthood? Did the encounter with the bears

affect the course of her life in any way?

September 15, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Allison, You Are Beautiful by Erika Archer

Allison, you are beautiful!

Three things Allison loves the most in the world are her friends, coloring, and riding her bike. Then her world gets turned upside by Billy the Bully teasing her about her freckles. With the help of her mom, teacher, and best friends, she soon learns that she is beautiful just the way she is. Even Billy learns a lesson along the way. Come along as Allison finds her confidence and sees that she is loved for simply being herself.

September 15, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

Catching Air by Gina Moore

Megan is in middle school when she receives a fortuitous message that launches her into the world of competitive mountain biking. Her adventures on the undulating dirt ribbons are full of highs and lows, leading to her greatest challenge yet: the Junior Cup Championship. Will she have what it takes to cross the finish line?

September 11, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

The Birth of Agent Big Butt: Butt of Steel, Heart of Gold by Amy Winfield

When the Flatbottoms rushed to the hospital on the night of their baby’s birth, they never expected the apple to fall so far from the tree. Their newborn’s enormous butt is as hard as steel and packed with an array of explosive farts that can defeat any adversary. His superpowers have also attracted the attention of a crazed, evil doctor, who relentlessly seeks to discover the secret behind his ultra-powerful butt.

September 10, 2023 by Kidliomag 0 Comments

When I Grow Up by Michelle Junaid

Judah and his class are given homework to find out what they want to be when they grow up. Super excited, Judah races home and discovers all of the amazing things he could be…In his dreams. When I Grow Up has a search and find aspect to it, which adds an extra element of play to reading. Reading can be challenging for some children, but adding an interactive spin keeps them engaged and opens up a world of creativity in their minds.