My Friend Is a Muslim: Faith in Friendship
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-27-2017
My Friend Is a Muslim: Faith in Friendship By Khadija Ejaz Ramadan is just around the corner! For most Muslims Ramadan is a month of sacrifice, compassion and forgiveness. For others it’s the all about shorter work hours and more time at home with the family. In this episode of Reading with your kids podcast, We welcome our associate producer Fatima Khan to talk about what does she look forward to most during this holy Month ? We also talk about one of the wonderful books she has recently reviewed My Friend is…
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Engineering in Our Everyday Lives
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-24-2017
Engineering in Our Everyday Lives Book by Reagan Miller Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Engineers help make the world better, safer and more fun!  This wonderful book written by Reagan miller introduces young kids to Engineering and is suitable for ages 4 to 10. It explains how many of the things we use everyday are designed by engineers such as video games and sports equipment, to cars and cleaning products. This exciting book include child-centred examples and engaging text to capture the readers attention as they explore the connections between engineering, science, and…
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Lily and the Paper Man
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-17-2017
Lily and the Paper Man Book by Rebecca Upjohn Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com It's a wonderful story to inspire kindness and Compassion! Lily and the paper Man is a simple yet engaging story about a young girl named Lily. While out with her mother on the way home from school one day, Lily encounters an untidy-looking man selling papers on the street. Lily is afraid of the man at first and convinces her mother to take a bus everyday in order to avoid him. When winter comes and…
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Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-15-2017
Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo By Denise Brennan-Nelson Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo is a wonderful picture book about a young boy who's lucky enough to live next door to a zoo. Needless to say, the zoo is his favourite place to visit. He was there so often that even the animals recognised him. The animals' sounds, from the coos and the snorts, and the squeaks and bellows, and the brays and the whistles, were music to his ears. His mother called it a…
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Mother’s Day
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-10-2017
Check out The Great Martini, A fun and touching story about Sam, a lovable but far from perfect magician who learns that the greatest transformation is transforming feelings of caring into action to help another human being. The Great Maritini, as an exclusive amazon e book. Please click here to get your copy today. Mother’s Day Book by Ann Heinrichs Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com "Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children" Mother's Day is just around the corner! And we wanted to…
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Millions, Billions, & Trillions: Understanding Big Numbers
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-08-2017
Millions, Billions &Trillions: Understanding Big Numbers Book by David A. Adler Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com What does a million or billion even look like? You hear these numbers in news reports and science figures, but do you really understand them? Millions, Billions & Trillions by David Adler and Edward miller does a fantastic job of explaining these huge numbers and putting them in terms and pictures even young kids can understand. "Counting to a million would take days. Counting to a billion would take years. And counting…
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Cub’s Wish
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-03-2017
Cub’s Wish Book by Angie Flores Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com OMG this was such a cute book! I love panda’s and can’t resist their cuteness and reading this book was not less than a wonderful treat for my eyes and soul. Not only is it freaking adorable, but it is one of those children’s books that teaches a very important lesson that sometimes we all need a little help and guidance to achieve our dreams. It is a story about Papa Panda and cub going out for…
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Abukacha’s Shoes
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 05-01-2017
Abukacha’s Shoes by Tamar Tessler Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com Abukacha’s Shoes is a funny and beautiful book with a flavor of folktale! It is a story about Abukacha who lived with his wife, Louisa, their son, Schmil, and their old dog Marco in a small village. He ha the biggest shoes in the whole world, making them instantly recognisable to everyone.  He bought them long time ago and was in love with his shoes. With those shoes, he had travelled around the world, worked in the fields…
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Things That Float and Things That Don’t
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-26-2017
Things That Float and Things That Don't Book by David A. Adler Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com   Why is it that a piece of metal doesn't float but a huge ship made of steel does? This book answers all your questions about density and flotation. STEM books are in high demand as it's a unique way of knowing and exploring the world and this book by author David A. Adler provides a clear explanation of why some things float and others do not. This is a fun book…
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No Ordinary Day
Posted By : Date : jdoherty | 04-24-2017
No Ordinary Day Book by Deborah Ellis Review by Fatima Khan, Associate Producer, ReadingWithYourKids.com I enjoyed reading No Ordinary Day! This book took about an hour to read and has become one of my favourite books on Epic. Once I started reading, I could not put the book down and instantly felt a connection with the main character “Valli”. She is a wonderful character who is bright, brave and outspoken. This book is a realistic fiction novel written by Deborah Ellis that teaches the heroism of people around the world who…
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