• Fred Patten Reviews Theodore Roberts & the Key to the Imaginary Door Theodore Roberts & the Key to The Imaginary Door Author:  J. R. Robinson Publisher:  London Publishing/Outskirts Press ISBN-10:  0-5781-5413-7 ISBN-13:  978-0-5781-5413-8 Disclosure:  A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade […] Fred Patten No responses August 18, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews Woof Woof Author: Spencer Quinn Publisher: Scholastic Press ISBN-10: 0-545-64331-7 ISBN-13: 978-0-545-64331-3 Spencer Quinn (real name: Peter Abrahams) started the New York Times-bestselling “Chet and Bernie” humorous mystery series for Atria Books in 2009, up to eight mostly-annual books currently. They are narrated by Chet, the canine partner of Bernie Little, the human half of the […] Fred Patten No responses August 11, 2015
  • Max the Brave “Are You My Mother?” meets “I Want My Hat Back” in the hilarious new picture book, Max the Brave (Sept. 8), by author and illustrator Ed Vere. Follow fearless Max as he encounters every other creature except the one he’s searching for…mouse. Check out the trailer! Gina Ruiz No responses July 24, 2015
  • Fred Patten Reviews Frozen: Elsa’s Gift Frozen – Elsa’s Gift Author: Disney Book Group Publisher: Disney Books ISBN-10: 1-4847-1699-X ISBN-13: 978-1-4847-1699-1 Disclosure: A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This is a $10.99 24-page […] Fred Patten No responses September 3, 2014
  • Fred Patten Reviews 5-Minute Spooky Stories 5-Minute Spooky Stories Author:  Disney Book Group Publisher:  Disney Press ISBN-10:  none ISBN-13:  978-1-4231-8915-2 Disclosure: A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This 188-page book (hardcover with a […] Fred Patten No responses August 11, 2014
  • Fred Patten Reviews The Disney Storybook Collection Disney Junior Storybook Collection Author: Disney Book Group (edited by Denise Scott) Publisher: Disney Press ISBN-10: 1-423-17875-0 ISBN-13: 978-1-423-17875-0 Disclosure: A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. This […] Fred Patten No responses June 30, 2014
  • Animal Book Giveaway for the Holidays! Happy Holidays book lovers! Little, Brown Books for Young Readers and I are teaming up with a little giveaway to start the holiday season. I have four wonderful little books about animals to give away to one US resident. Entries are easy. Just enter in Rafflecopter and that’s it. Here’s some info about the books: […] Gina Ruiz No responses December 6, 2013
  • Fred Patten Reviews Otto’s Backward Day Otto’s Backwards Day Authors: Frank Cammuso with Jay Lynch Publisher: TOON Books ISBN-10: 1-935179-33-0 ISBN-13: 978-1-935179-33-7 Disclosure: A free copy of this book was furnished by the publisher for review, but providing a copy did not guarantee a review. This information is provided per the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission. Otto’s Backwards Day is […] Fred Patten No responses October 12, 2013
  • Celebrate the Civil Rights Movement with Random House   August 28th is the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s landmark “I Have a Dream” speech, a watershed moment in the struggle for civil rights and Random House Children’s Books has been celebrating with a fabulous Civil Rights Movement blog tour. Today, it is my great honor to be part of that tour […] Gina Ruiz No responses August 24, 2013
  • The #Cybils and the 7-Year Itch It’s my seventh year with the Cybils and I’m still madly in love.  No seven-year itch here.  So why am I so in love? Every year towards the fading of summer, a Yahoo Group email starts flooding my inbox.  This group includes us category organizers and the dynamic, brilliant women that do all the technical […] Gina Ruiz No responses August 18, 2013
  • Good Night Captain Mama Good Night Captain Mama Graciela Tiscareno-Sato (Author) , Linda Lens (Illustrator) Publisher: Gracefully Global Group LLC; Bilingual edition (June 4, 2013) ISBN-10: 0983476039 ISBN-13: 978-0983476030 I typically don’t review self-published books at all.  I have my reasons and the main one is that I’m just not keeping up with regular reviews like I used to.  […] Gina Ruiz No responses July 5, 2013
  • Ribbit! Ribbit! Author:  Rodrigo Folgueria Illustrator: Poly Bernatene Age Range: 3 – 7 years Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (March 26, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0307981460 ISBN-13: 978-0307981462 This is one of the most charming books I’ve had the pleasure of reading in a while.  I fell in love the […] Gina Ruiz No responses April 21, 2013