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The Best New Halloween Books for 2018 – Library Mom

This Halloween version of the classic folk-story, Stone Soup,has inspired so much playful learning in our house. Similar to the original, a trio of witches collects ingredients from their neighbors to make a truly delicious soup for everyone. Read the full review on librarymom.com

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Book Review: Bone Soup – whereimaginationgrows.com

If you are looking for a fun new book to read with your preschoolers this Halloween then this book is or you! It’s a fun story with engaging text and bold illustrations. Plus there is a recipe at the end so you can make your own bone soup! So fun and tasty! Read the full…

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Bone Soup, A Spooky Tasty Tale Review by Kirkus

“Stone Soup” gets a Halloween remake. Three hungry witches, finding only a dry bone in the cupboard, take their cauldron door to door collecting ingredients for their bone soup. Both the neighbors, who are initially suspicious of the witches, and their additions to the pot will be unfamiliar to children used to grandma’s chicken soup:…

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Finding Nature in a Book; Finding a Book in Nature

Growing up in an apartment in Brooklyn, NY, it was not always easy to be in touch with nature. Sure, there were the billowing roses that a neighbor let us smell on the walk to school, there were the summers spent in “the country”—(actually New Jersey)—where hour after hour was passed creating magical worlds and…

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Tulip Loves Rex Review

Young Tulip is all action, with swirls of soft blues highlighting her energy and enthusiasm, especially for dance. She twirls everywhere, and so do the illustrations, with almost no static moments (the only straight lines are in buildings and furniture, though even nightstands and bedsteads have curves). Often accompanied by a flitting butterfly, her life becomes complete…

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