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Bear Stays Up For Christmas Book Review

December 14th, 2013

Bear Stays Up For Christmas By Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman   About Bear Stays Up For Christmas Bear has settled in to hibernate for the winter but his friends arrive on Christmas Eve and wake him up so that he does not miss the holiday fun. Bear and his friends prepare for Christmas by…

The Missing Mitten Mystery Book Review

December 7th, 2013

The Missing Mitten Mystery By Steven Kellogg About The Missing Mitten Mystery book The Missing Mitten is a colorfully illustrated story about a little girl named Annie who has lost her red mitten during a busy day of playing in the snow.  Annie and her dog Oscar decide that they need to return to all…

Five Books to Help Prepare Kids for Back to School

August 31st, 2013

Back to school is fast approaching.   It can be an exciting and nerve wrecking time for kids and parents. To help ease the nerves and make for a smoother transition we’ve rounded up five books to help prepare kids for back to school.   Five Books to Help Prepare Kids for Back to School…

LEGO Hero Factory

LEGO Book ~ LEGO Hero Factory: Face Off – Makuro’s Secret Guidebook

August 3rd, 2013

We received this book, at no charge, to review from Scholastic Books. We appreciate their support of Jersey Family Fun that allows us to share with families information about children books we think your family may enjoy. LEGO Hero Factory: Face Off – Makuro’s Secret Guidebook By Greg Farshtey   About the newest LEGO book, LEGO…

Blueberries For Sal Book Review

July 13th, 2013

Blueberries For Sal By Robert McCloskey   About Blueberries For Sal Blueberries For Sal was first published in 1948, but the timeless story was one of my favorite books growing up, and I couldn’t wait to share it with my son after our first trip to pick blueberries. In the story,  a little girl, named…

Monique's Boutique

Monique’s Boutique – Story Time Saturday

March 30th, 2013

Monique’s Boutique By Dorothy A. Whitehouse   About Monique’s Boutique   Ooo La La, Monique! Enter Monique’s whimsy boutique and embark upon a fashionable journey exposing children to different textures and how and when to wear them. Follow classy Monique and her darling dog Fifi through this touch-and-feel children’s book that takes readers on a…

Sponge Bob Easter Parade

SpongeBob’s Easter Parade Book Review

March 23rd, 2013

SpongeBob’s Easter Parade By Steven Banks   About SpongeBob’s Easter Parade Jumpin’ jellyfish! Whoever wins Bikini Bottom’s Easter Parade Float contest gets the Golden Egg Award. SpongeBob and Patrick want to win really bad-and they do! It just happens to be with someone else’s float. Find out what happens in the funny Easter tale. SpongeBob’s…

The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown

It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown Book Review

March 16th, 2013

It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown By Charles M Schulz   About It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown Charlie Brown and his pals are back in this beloved tale of Easter traditions, fun, and belief in one very special Easter Beagle. The story captures the innocence of the Peanuts gang as they prepare to have…

Poopendous! A Hilarious, Educational Book about Poop for your Kids

August 14th, 2012

    “Everyone poops—yes, it’s true—from aardvarks to the humped zebu.” – Artie Bennett, Poopendous Author   Sure you knew that but did you know how interesting poop can be? Me either…not until author Artie Bennett asked us to review his book Poopendous. Since we’re always up for a great new book and don’t boys…

The Barefoot Executive – Book Review

April 25th, 2012

    A few months back I was asked if I would like to review The Barefoot Executive, The Ultimate Guide for Being Your Own Boss & Achieving Financial Freedom by Carrie Wilkerson. A year and a half into Jersey Family Fun and looking for how to take what started as a hobby into something…