Category Archives: children’s non-fiction

Book Spotlight: Ripley’s Believe It or Not – Dare to Look!

This September, daring readers will be treated to an all new collection of the most bizarre, incredible, and amazing true stories from around the world. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Dare to Look! is the latest edition of the bestselling … Continue reading

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Mini-reviews: The Annotated Persuasion by Jane Austen and David M. Shapard; The Most Dangerous Thing by Laura Lippman; Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Title: The Annotated Persuasion Author: Jane Austen and David M. Shapard Genre: Classic Publisher: Anchor Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: Sir Walter Elliot, of Kellynch-hall, in Somersetshire, was a man … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Strikingly True

Title: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Strikingly True Genre: Non-fiction Publisher: Ripley Publishing Source: Review copy from the publisher Ripley Publishing builds on its worldwide success with the launch of a new annual in its multimillion bestselling series. Ripley’s Believe … Continue reading

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Two perfect books for curious kids – and their parents

As you know, I have four kids – three of whom are boys, and not as enthusiastic about reading as I wish they were. However, two books arrived in our home in the past month or so that have had … Continue reading

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