34 Followers
3 Following
trkravtin

A Rep Reading

Currently reading

In the Shadow of Blackbirds
Cat Winters
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan
Today
July
22
May 2013
16
started following:
April 2013
08
reviewed: The Storyworld Box: Create-A-Story Kit
A kit for story tellers of all ages. The kit contains a small pamphlet and a deck of card. The pamphlet details instructions ...
The Storyworld Box: Create-A-Story Kit - John Matthews;Caitlin Matthews
reviewed: A Birthday for Cow!
A bookseller favorite. FUN!
A Birthday for Cow! - Jan Thomas
reviewed: The Rooster Prince of Breslov
A traditional Yiddish folktale retold by the author, who's own grandmother told the tale as she knew it a century ago in east...
The Rooster Prince of Breslov - Ann Redisch Stampler, Eugene Yelchin
reviewed: Oliver
An ode to introverts everywhere. Love it.
Oliver - Birgitta Sif
reviewed: Skywriting: Poems to Fly
Air travel through history in poetry. Interestingly innovative.
Skywriting: Poems to Fly - J. Patrick Lewis, Laslo Kubini
reviewed: Queenie: One Elephant's Story
Beautifully illustrated Australian picture book. I don't like sad animal stories.
Queenie: One Elephant's Story - Corinne Fenton, Peter Gouldthorpe
reviewed: Calvin Can't Fly: The Story of a Bookworm Birdie
A talented illustrator at work in Calvin Can't Fly, a book about a starling who prefers reading over learning to fly. A cele...
Calvin Can't Fly: The Story of a Bookworm Birdie - Jennifer  Berne, Keith Bendis
reviewed: Ugly Pie
Sure as shootin', rootin', tootin' read-aloud fun! "I'm still itchin', sniffin', wishin' for some Ugly Pie!" Ol' Bear can't f...
Ugly Pie - Lisa Wheeler, Heather M. Solomon
reviewed: Tuba Lessons
Of course I'm giving this five stars. A charming celebration of music, notation, nature and tuba lessons.
Tuba Lessons - T. C. Bartlett, Monique Felix
reviewed: What Will You Be, Grandma?
A twist on the eternal question, "What are you going to be when you grow up?" Grandma and Lily brainstorm about all the thing...
What Will You Be, Grandma? - Nanette Newman
reviewed: Beat This! Cookbook: Absolutely Unbeatable Knock-'em-Dead Recipes for the Very Best Dishes
The best cookbooks have great recipes AND great writing. This new edition of Beat This! introduces me to a gem I missed the f...
Beat This! Cookbook: Absolutely Unbeatable Knock-'em-Dead Recipes for the Very Best Dishes - Ann Hodgman
reviewed: Mouse Bird Snake Wolf
A non-traditional creation tale with an interesting twist on creativity and a subtle message about spirituality. Read as an A...
Mouse Bird Snake Wolf - David Almond, Dave McKean
reviewed: Black Dog
From my sales conference notes: design/style early Paul Zelinsky, "Best book of the season" -- UK review. The smallest member...
Black Dog - Levi Pinfold
reviewed: There's Going to Be a Baby
My husband has a "thing" about missing fathers in books, movies, etc. Where is the father in this book? There is the mother, ...
There's Going to Be a Baby - John Burningham, Helen Oxenbury