Dog-Eared: New and Exciting in the World of Children’s Literature in September 2016

New and exciting in the world of children’s literature:

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Review: Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cute by Ann M. Martin with Annie Parnell and illustrated by Ben Hatke

Review: Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cute by Ann M. Martin with Annie Parnell and illustrated by Ben Hatke

Hardcover, 256 pages Expected publication: September 6th 2016 by Feiwel & Friends Source: Raincoast Books Missy Piggle-Wiggle is based off the old beloved children’s classic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Macdonald and Alexandra Boiger who did the illustrations. Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cure is illustrated by Ben Hatke. I read the first volume of the […]

Harry Potter Spells Book Tag!

Harry Potter Spells Book Tag!

Look, no one tagged us, but I saw this lovely post on B & C Book Blog (who, by the way, also have an A+ instagram account, go look) and I just had to gently nudge my team into participating. The tag is originally by Kimberley Faye Reads, where she has a .zip file for all […]

The Best of 2015: Illustrated/Graphic Novels

The Best of 2015: Illustrated/Graphic Novels

Janet Avatar: The Last Airbender: okay, so all the ATLA comics – The Promise, The Search, The Rift, and Smoke and Shadow, Part One, which is all of the newest trilogy that I have managed to get my hands on yet. My favourites are The Search and Smoke and Shadow, so far, but it’s awfully hard to choose between such wonderful, […]

The Best of 2015: Picturebooks

The Best of 2015: Picturebooks

Nafiza I’ve read a number of picturebooks this year but the ones that stuck with me the most are these four. And fortunately, I have reviewed all of them. So here’s a linked list: Little Robot – Ben Hatke This is Sadie – Sara O’Leary and Julie Morstad Pool – Ji Heyon Lee Interstellar Cinderella […]

Review: Little Robot by Ben Hatke

Review: Little Robot by Ben Hatke

Hardcover, 144 pages Published September 1st 2015 by First Second Source: Raincoast Books I read Ben Hatke’s Julia’s House for Lost Creatures and loved it so much that I immediately libraried Zita the Spacegirl books and read those too. So when I was asked to review Little Robot I was extremely crazily very happy. Little Robot is about a little girl who feels […]

The Grand Giveaway: Announcing The Winners!

The Grand Giveaway: Announcing The Winners!

Dear book-lovers, lit-nerds, and unicorns, At the beginning of the month, we announced the (still rather unbelievable) news of having hit 10K followers! We’ve always loved creating content for this blog but we never expected it to receive the attention that it did. You guys, *choked voice* we feel so loved! *dabs at eyes with hanky* […]