Sunday, February 17, 2019

Colorful and Fun to Read - My Review of Jelly Bean Blessings

Published by: Tommy Nelson
Illustrated by: Maddie Frost

I was attracted to this book because the cover is so colorful and fun but I really think it is something that my nieces and nephews are going to love. I was happy to have the chance to read and review Jelly Bean Blessings so that I can add it to the Easter basket of one of my nieces or nephews.

Jelly Bean Blessings  -

The illustrations:

It is not only the cover of this book that is colorful, the pictures all throughout the book are really bold and fun.

What I liked:

I can't stop looking at the cover of this book.

I like the way that this book reads, how each page has three words that are repeated, like "yum, yum, yum". My littlest nieces and nephews love books like that.

I like how the book talks about all of the different things that make spring special.

What I didn’t like:

I didn't find anything in this book that I didn't like.

My conclusion:

Overall, I love this book.

I give Jelly Bean Blessings 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Fun Easter Book for Kids - My Review of An Easter Prayer

Published by: Tommy Nelson
Illustrated by: Amy Parker
Written by: Alison Edgson

I am excited to put together Easter baskets of some kind for my nieces and nephews soon and I was happy to have the chance to read and review An Easter Prayer because I knew it would be a good addition to one of those baskets.

This touch-and-feel book shares a simple Easter prayer of gratitude to God.

An Easter Prayer--Touch and Feel Book   -     By: Amy Parker

The illustrations:

The pictures in this book are colorful and bright - and made extra fun because of the touch-and-feel accents.

What I liked:

The text of this book reads well.

This book talks about all that Easter is about, and finishes by thanking God for sending Jesus.

I like the textured spots that kids can feel - especially one really soft flower.

What I didn’t like:

There isn't really anything that I disliked when it comes to this book.

My conclusion:

Overall, I think this is a good book.

I give An Easter Prayer 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Cute, Sweet, and Funny - My Review of Don't Close Your Eyes

Published by: Tommy Nelson
Illustrated by: Mark Chambers
Written by: Bob Hostetler

I love checking out children's books and am always eager to get my hands on a new one. I was happy to have the chance to read and review Don't Close Your Eyes. I think that one of my nieces will really like this book - and I look forward to passing it on to one of them.

Don't Close Your Eyes  -     By: Bob Hostetler    Illustrated By: Mark Chambers

The illustrations:

I was attracted to this book because of the cute owls on the cover, and the rest of the book is full of fun pictures, too.

What I liked:

This book is really interesting and different. It encourages children to stay up, to not close their eyes. It shares a bunch of reasons why a child should stay up and I thought that was funny and cute.

The pictures in the book are fun.

The book ends in a surprisingly sweet way.

What I didn’t like:

There isn't a single thing that I didn't like in this book.

My conclusion:

Overall, I love this book.

I give Don't Close Your Eyes 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Friday, February 8, 2019

A "Gentle", Feel-Good Love Story - My Review of Who I Am with You

Published by: Thomas Nelson

Written by: Robin Lee Hatcher

I have read some books by Robin Lee Hatcher in the past and she is a pretty good author. I decided to read and review Who I Am with You because I thought that the story sounded interesting.

This book tells the story of a pregnant woman who lost her husband and young daughter in a car accident. This woman is hiding away from the world when she suddenly gains a new neighbor on her quiet street. The man next door butts into her life, while dealing with problems of his own, and a friendship grows between the two of them.

Who I Am with You  -     By: Robin Lee Hatcher

Who This Book is For:

I think that those who enjoy all kinds of love stories will find that this one is interesting  and unique and one that they will enjoy reading.

What I liked:

I felt like I really got to know the characters in this book.

This book kept my attention and is well written.

There is a hopeful message to this book.

The story in this book is unique.

What I didn’t like:

I felt like this book could have used a little more heart, a little deeper of a story.

My conclusion:

Overall, I thought this was a good book.

I give Who I Am with You 4 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

An Interesting Book on Faith for Little Ones - My Review of God, I Know You're There

Published by: Tommy Nelson
Illustrated by: Lucy Fleming
Written by: Bonnie Rickner Jensen

I love the cover design of this book. It really made me want to read and review the book. I chose to read and review God, I Know You're There because I enjoy finding new books to share with all of my nieces and nephews.

God, I Know You're There  -     By: Bonnie Rickner Jensen

The illustrations:

I really like the pictures. The cover of the book is interesting and fun, and the inside pictures are great, too.

What I liked:

I appreciate the pictures in the book and think kids will enjoy looking at them.

I like the unique size and shape of this board book.

I like the message of the book - believing in those things that we cannot see.

I found this book to be interesting and unique.

What I didn’t like:

There is not anything that I dislike about this book.

My conclusion:

Overall, I think this is a good book for kids.

I give God, I Know You're There 5 out of 5 stars.

I received this book free to review from BookLook. The opinions expressed in this review are my true thoughts and feeling regarding this book. I am disclosing this information in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.