“Benjamin Birdie and the Tree Dwellers” by Michael Spicer

Benjamin Birdie and the Tree DwellersMichael SpicerBrown Books Kids (2018)ISBN 9781612542768 Reviewed by Eliana (9) and Sarina (5) for Reader Views Kids (3/19) I really liked how Benjamin Birdie kept trying even though he was scared to fly. I was excited to read “Benjamin Birdie and the Tree Dwellers” by Michael Spicer to my little […]

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Interview with Cindy Helms, Author of “100 Things”

Cindy Helms is an artist, author, and illustrator based in Denver, Colorado. She uses a variety of mediums for her creations but prefers drawing using simple pens and colored pencils. After many years as an IT manager, another many years designing and building sets for musical theater, and another many years as a stay-at-home mom […]

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“100 Things” by Cindy Helms

100 Things Written and Illustrated by Cindy HelmsSet Free Publishing 2018ISBN 978-0996339759 Reviewed by Eve Panzer, Barefoot Librarian (2/20/2019) The 100th Day of school is a commonly celebrated milestone for young elementary students. However, in the book 100 Things author/illustrator Cindy Helms has taken a new twist on the theme making it fresh and fun […]

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“The Story of Bluff” by Mr. Kind

The Story of Bluff Mr. Kind Independently Published (2018) ISBN 9781729274460 Reviewed by Alyvia (age 10) and Eliana (age 8) for Reader Views Kids (2/19) A fable is a short story that teaches a lesson or moral, which people, especially kids can use in everyday life. “The Story of Bluff” by Mr. Kind is that […]

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