My Epic UnFairy Tale Interview: Anna Staniszewski

| August 20, 2013

You might remember when I interviewed author Miriam Glassman about her book Call Me Oklahoma! during the Kid Lit Giveaway Hop for Children’s Book Week last May. So Mother Daughter Book Reviews and Youth Literature Reviews asked us to join in the Best of Summer 2013 Kid Lit Giveaway Hop. For this hop, we’re giving away […]

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Shelf Lookout: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (New Cover)

| July 31, 2013

Following up on the new cover reveals of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,  Scholastic has now revealed […]

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Shelf Lookout: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (New Cover)

| July 29, 2013

Following up on the new cover reveals of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Scholastic has now revealed illustrator Kazu Kibushi’s cover of Harry […]

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Shelf Lookout: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (New Cover)

| July 22, 2013

Following up on the new cover reveals of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Scholastic has now revealed illustrator Kazu Kibushi’s cover of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (click […]

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Shelf Lookout: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (New Cover)

| July 15, 2013

Following up on the new cover reveals of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Scholastic has now revealed illustrator Kazu Kibushi’s cover of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (click here for the high-resolution version – it’s worth it). To celebrate […]

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Shelf Lookout: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (New Cover)

| July 8, 2013

Following up on the new cover reveals of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Harry Potter‘s first American printing, Scholastic has now revealed illustrator Kazu Kibushi’s cover of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (click here for the high-resolution version […]

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Shelf Lookout: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (New Cover)

| July 1, 2013

Following up on the new cover reveal of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Harry Potter‘s first American printing, Scholastic has now revealed illustrator Kazu Kibushi’s cover of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (click here for the high-resolution version – it’s worth it). Trade paperback versions of […]

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Shelf Lookout: How to Make Friends and Monsters

| May 1, 2013

Howard Boward (who co-wrote this book with Ron Bates) isn’t having the easiest time making friends in middle school. The easiest thing to do for Howard (who is a science genius, by the way) is to ‘make’ a friend with putty, DNA, and some chemicals. So he does. And it turns out that this friend (Franklin) […]

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Shelf Lookout: The Glass Puzzle

| April 24, 2013

Ahh, some good ‘ol summer beach reading for the wee ones. I can almost feel the sand between my toes right now (or maybe I just need a shower). Either way, the summer release of The Glass Puzzle sounds (from the publisher’s description) like it will be an exciting adventure from Christine Brodien-Jones. One summer, an 11-year-old girl […]

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Shelf Lookout: Magic Tree House #50 – Hurry Up, Houdini!

| April 18, 2013

Let us begin by congratulating author Mary Pope Osborne and illustrator Sal Murdocca on their 50th Magic Tree House novel (this obviously doesn’t include the many non-fiction companion books that often accompany Magic Tree House releases). That’s a big number! Hooray for you, and thank you from one of your (many, many, many) families of readers. […]

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