The House with a Clock in Its Walls

I Read Kid's Books Journal

The House with a Clock in Its Walls
Written By John Bellairs

“He held the book up to his nose. It smelled like Old Spice talcum powder. Books that smelled that way were usually fun to read. He threw the book onto his bed and went to his suitcase. After rummaging about for a while, he came up with a long, narrow box of chocolate-covered mints. He loved to eat candy while he read, and lots of his favorite books at home had brown smudges on the corners of the pages.”
John Bellairs, The House with a Clock in Its Walls


The House with a Clock in Its Walls
I am so sad to find out that this book has been around almost as long as I have and I have never heard of it much less read it and the book series it inspired. In this book, Lewis Barnavelt comes to live with his uncle after…

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Picture Books by Regina Puckett

I Read Kid's Books Journal

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Regina Puckett is an award-winning author with books spanning many genres. Her books for kids are delightfully illustrated and often carry the themes of anti-bullying, friendship, and tolerance for differences. Below, in no particular order, are ten of her children’s books, all of which are destined to be a favorite of your Pre-K to early sight reader.

*Follow the link to my review on Goodreads

Dinosaur Arms
Dinosaur Arms*

Every day at recess, the butterflies bully and make fun of the other animals and insects. No one knows how to make them stop until a storm blows in and changes everything for the better.


The Monster under the Bed The Monster Under The Bed *

Everyone is always afraid there’s a monster under the bed, but what if it isn’t the monster that’s the problem, but the little boy on top of it?

All Little Monster wants is a good night’s sleep, but that annoying little…

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