Reach & Read: January’s Book Reviews

Lesser Spotted Animals by Martin Brown Click link for full review: Now! Don’t be a Numbat (a ‘toothy termite-eater of the Australian west’ and pouchless marsupial) and miss out on this book. It will be on my shelves for a long time and gifted to others for sure. People of a Second Chance In line […]

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Reach & Read: Bears, Whales and All the other Noisy Animals

Three book reviews lumped into one post – made for a fun day Sunday. Want to Know. Whales by Barbara van Rheenen is a lovely book to introduce a young child to these amazing marine mammals and maybe inspire a future biologist? Geared towards older toddlers to early readers, the book is set up to be […]

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Reach & Read: Cleared for Takeoff!

Cleared for Takeoff: The Ultimate Book of Flight by Rowland White Yankee – Echo – Sierra! I recommend this book. Note that I am not an aviation expert, aficionado, hobbyist but I have flown in a few different kinds of planes, use aviation examples/learnings in my professional work with healthcare quality and safety, and appreciate a well written […]

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Reach & Read:Ticktock Banneker’s Clock

A biography of a pretty amazing man, Benjamin Banneker. Never heard of him? Me neither until I read this book with my son. Ticktock Banneker’s Clock is a illustrated children’s book telling the story of Benjamin Banneker, who all things consider, is an unlikely, but very welcome, character to be showcased for science and innovation. Benjamin, […]

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Reach & Read: Inside Your Insides

Inside Your Insides: A Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home by Claire Eamer Itchy scratchy creepy crawly feelings are guaranteed! Interesting book about microbes that manages to make reading about a micro biome interesting. There are LOL kid jokes throughout, think knock knock and “what do you call a photo that a microbe takes itself? A […]

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Reach & Read: A Squiggly Story

A Squiggly Story by Andrew Larsen Love this book! It is a great, inspiring (as much as little kid books can) story and actually gives me ideas of how I can encourage my son with writing, creative thinking and play in the future, when he writes with implements, not just eat them or scribble on the […]

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