Welcome to House full of Bookworms!

Whether your child is already an avid reader or you are searching for that special book to spark his/her lifelong love of reading, you’re in the right place. I post new book reviews every month on everything from board books to middle-grade novels.

But I’m also an author myself! Besides having been published in multiple, award-winning children’s magazines around the world, I have a chapter book for young readers and a picture book as well. You can learn more about my books at my Author Site.

Treasures of the Snow–A Childhood Favorite

Treasures of the Snow–A Childhood Favorite

Few books touched my heart growing up as much as Treasures of the Snow by Patricia St. John, and I wanted to share that childhood favorite with my girls. Last year, we read Heidi aloud together. I had confused the two books since both stories take place in the Swiss...

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Midsummer’s Mayhem: Shakespeare, Baking, Magic

Midsummer’s Mayhem: Shakespeare, Baking, Magic

A real-world middle-grade fantasy built around the plot of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream? Yes please! Midsummer's Mayhem by Rajani LaRocca is a magical story about a young baker and her family. The Story Eleven-year-old Mimi Mackson is the youngest of four...

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Funny Picture Books with a Message

Funny Picture Books with a Message

Sometimes you just need to laugh. When you and your kids are having a bad day, pick up a humous book, and pretty soon, everyone is giggling, even you. And if we're talking about funny picture books with a message that doesn't detract from the story, even better. Also,...

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Picture Books About Kindness and Respect

Picture Books About Kindness and Respect

I've got a great list of picture books about kindness and respect for others for you this week. I love when picture books can convey a message, especially when they can do so in a non-preachy and kid-relatable way. In a world increasingly polarized, where cancel...

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