Tag: Book review

Hop into the Holiday Season with DK Canada Books #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

| November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments
Hop into the Holiday Season with DK Canada Books #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/21

Hop into the Holiday Season with DK Canada The holiday season is right around the corner. Have you begun the tasks of holiday gift shopping for your loved ones this year? Are there certain people on your list who love learning? DK Canada is the place to look for books on plenty of subjects for people […]

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Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 4, 2018 | 92 Comments
Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada Back to school. It is the time of the year when my kids want more answers to some of the things they are learning at school. I love that they are so full of curiosity, but there are times that I am not able to supply all […]

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Learn and Delight in Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/28

| August 23, 2018 | 61 Comments
Learn and Delight in Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/28

Learning can be fun in so many ways during the summer. Finding a great book that contains easy to great information and amazing images is one way to make this happen. DK Canada has a variety of books that makes readers delight in many different topics for readers of all ages. They asked our family if […]

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Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/13

| June 14, 2018 | 40 Comments
Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/13

Explore Stories from Here and Beyond with DK Canada!  Stories. They can be about anything, and can take us anywhere. Tales, no matter when and where they are from, fascinate us and have the power to connect us. My family loves learning about all sorts of stories that are rooted in different histories of our […]

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Learn Something New with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

| February 28, 2018 | 101 Comments
Learn Something New with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

Learn Something New with DK Canada One of the best aspect about books is that they are a fabulous resource of information. They allow readers to learn about their interests and then build off them to pursue their passions. DK Canada has books that touch on numerous topics that pique our interests and help us learn […]

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Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown Book Review

| December 26, 2017 | 18 Comments
Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown Book Review

Groovy Joe is back! I just got my copy of the latest installment from #1 best-selling author Eric Litwin, of the early Pete the Cat and the Nut Family fame. This one is called Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown. I get to review Litwin’s books as one of his Groovy Bloggers. This is the second Groovy […]

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Go Wild with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/03

| October 5, 2017 | 63 Comments
Go Wild with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/03

Go Wild with DK Canada Books!   Animals. We all have a soft spot for one or many different types of two, four or multi-legged creatures that inhabit our world. My kids are always curious to learn more about their favourite animals and find out about others they discover. DK Canada wants everyone to enjoy […]

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Welcome the New School Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/22

| August 24, 2017 | 45 Comments
Welcome the New School Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/22

Welcome the New School Year with DK Canada! Do you hear that? It is the sound of the first bell of the new school year about to ring in the next few weeks. Are your kids not enthusiastic to head back to class this year? DK Canada wants to change this feeling with their collection […]

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Jump into STEM This Summer with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/04

| July 6, 2017 | 38 Comments
Jump into STEM This Summer with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/04

Jump into STEM This Summer with DK Canada! Has the last school bell rung this year for your kids? Did you want your family to have fun while learning more about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, or STEM this summer? DK Canada has a bevy of books that can peek the interests of readers of […]

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The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

  The Nuts: Keep Rolling! Eric Litwin fans: there’s a new book out!—and, it has a dance contest and a “Health Nut” challenge! I have the privilege of being on Litwin’s list of “Groovy Bloggers” following my review of his performance at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival last year (so much fun, BTW). Groovy Blogger […]

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Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

| April 20, 2017 | 32 Comments
Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada Earth Day is all but here! April 22nd is the day marked on our calendars to recognize our planet and to appreciate it. There are so many ways people can learn more about the earth and to celebrate the day. DK Canada wants to help families get Earth […]

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Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo – A Book Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| February 27, 2017 | 21 Comments
Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo – A Book Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo      That Time at the Zoo is a newly released children’s book by Marilyn Green, a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst, mother, and well-known blogger from Ottawa. The book is about a little girl named Clair and an adventure she and her mother have at the zoo. […]

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Chocolate is Why #ILoveDK! #Review #Contest #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/17

| January 30, 2017 | 26 Comments
Chocolate is Why #ILoveDK! #Review #Contest #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/17

Chocolate is Why #ILoveDK! Confession time: I LOVE books! I have been hooked to the written word since I was a child, and it continues to grow! Blogging has also allowed me to have the chance to review a lot of amazing books, so I am combining two passions (yes, I’m a very lucky girl!). […]

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Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

| January 5, 2017 | 67 Comments
Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada! The New Year is here! Do you have resolutions or goals set to make 2017 a fabulous year for yourself? I usually have three goals I try to accomplish each year. They are to try something I have never done before, to become more active and to […]

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Wrap Up Chocolate as a Gift from DK Canada! #Review

| November 17, 2016 | 11 Comments
Wrap Up Chocolate as a Gift from DK Canada! #Review

Wrap Up Chocolate as a Gift from DK Canada! Whether it is dark, milk or white, people LOVE chocolate! It is a treat given and enjoyed during the holidays and helps to make fun memories. Have you ever wondered how this sugary confection is made? DK Canada takes readers on the chocolate trail from cocoa […]

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4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

| July 27, 2016 | 52 Comments
4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

Summer fun can be had in so many different ways. Fun can be an adventure, exploring new features the world is sharing as the season passes along. It can also be through creating items a family can eat or be entertained by. DK Canada asked me to review four titles that can help a family […]

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Get into Summer with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/01

| June 29, 2016 | 53 Comments
Get into Summer with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/01

School’s out! Is the family looking a bit bored already? Need some great activities to make this the best summer EVER? DK Canada asked me to review some of their amazing books to help every member of the family enjoy these warm summer days! From the vast number of books DK Canada has available, these are […]

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Get Summer Started with DK Canada Books! Review and #Giveaway! CAN 06/06

| May 3, 2016 | 46 Comments
Get Summer Started with DK Canada Books! Review and #Giveaway! CAN 06/06

I know spring is not even half way over, but I am ready to fast forward to the hot and gorgeous days of summer! Kids will be out of school, and there will be plenty of time for everyone to have fun! DK Canada wants to help you plan out your Summer 2016 with their […]

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Open Doors to Worlds of Learning with DK Canada Books #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/11

| March 9, 2016 | 51 Comments
Open Doors to Worlds of Learning with DK Canada Books #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/11

I LOVE books. Whether it is fiction or non-fiction, they always open a door to different world of learning and exploration that I find fascinating. When looking for titles that offer instruction or information, I love looking through the boutiques that DK Canada has to offer. There are so many of them, with books that […]

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Destiny: The Tale of Sonali and Amir #Review

| February 25, 2016 | 1 Comment
Destiny: The Tale of Sonali and Amir #Review

  Destiny: The Tale of Sonali and Amir   Two young women have taken it upon themselves to write the fairy tale they wished had been available to them as kids: one where equality and diversity are highlighted. One where the prince and princess work together. So they wrote Destiny. There’s a new fairy tale […]

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Just One of the Reasons Why #ILoveDK Canada! #Promo and #Contest!

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments
Just One of the Reasons Why #ILoveDK Canada! #Promo and #Contest!

I love learning, and over the past year, I have enjoyed all of the lessons learned from the books I have had the pleasure of reviewing from DK Canada! There have been so many subjects I never thought I would have had the opportunity to learn about from these books, and my family enjoys reading […]

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It’s All About Family in “Mommy Needs The Potty” Book Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

| November 19, 2015 | 9 Comments
It’s All About Family in “Mommy Needs The Potty” Book Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

Being a parent can be such an adventure. You can find yourself in so many different situations with your kids, both at home and while you are on-the-go. There are those times when the ho-hum of an everyday errand or outing turns into a crazy situation. Jenn Greschner wrote about these sudden situations in a […]

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“Miss Emily” by Nuala O’Connor – A Novel That Reinvents Emily Dickinson and Makes me Love Her Even More {A Review}.

| June 30, 2015 | 2 Comments
“Miss Emily” by Nuala O’Connor – A Novel That Reinvents Emily Dickinson and Makes me Love Her Even More {A Review}.

Other than her infamous poetry, which I studied in university, I was not fully familiar with the idiosyncrasies of Emily Dickinson’s life until I read the historical fiction novel, Miss Emily by Irish author, Nuala O’Connor. Within pages of the first chapter I found myself researching Emily Dickinson’s life to find out more about her solitude and preference […]

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Get Outside and Get to Know Animals with DK Canada Publishers and Giveaway~ CAN 05/18

| April 29, 2014 | 49 Comments
Get Outside and Get to Know Animals with DK Canada Publishers and Giveaway~ CAN 05/18

If someone were to ask me what two activities my daughter loves the most, I would say with certainty that she loves learning about animals and loves crafts. These activities would be followed up closely by being outdoors, which is why I jumped at the chance to review two books by DK Publishers, one entitled […]

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