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Toaster Oven Takeover by Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore

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Title: Toaster Oven Takeover Author: Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore Genre: Cookbook   Format:  Kindle No. of Pages: 159 Date of Publication: April 20, 2021 Description:  Enjoy delicious and fresh weeknight meals in just minutes with these easy recipes using the most underrated yet versatile appliance in the kitchen—the toaster oven! While your standard oven is great for big meals, who wants to wait for it to pre-heat when you’re making weeknight dinner? That’s when the toaster oven comes in handy! As one of the most flexible and space-saving appliances in the kitchen, the toaster oven can do everything a standard oven can but is faster, easier to clean, and more energy-efficient. In  Toaster Oven Takeover , you’ll learn how to make recipes the whole family will enjoy, like: -Freezer-Ready Breakfast Burritos -Stromboli -Sweet Chili-Glazed Wings -Lemon-Roasted Fish with Olives + Capers -German Chocolate Cake -And more! Perfect for cooks of every skill level,  Toaster Oven Takeover  is choc

The Anxious Monster by Sarah Reed

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Title: The Anxious Monster Author: Sarah Reed Genre: Children's fiction Format: Kindle ARC No. of Pages: 22 pages Date of Publication: July 26, 2020 Description:  Even scary monsters have worries and fears *Help your child overcome any of their own worries  *Use of perspective and problem solving *Keeping worries from getting too large *Most worries never come true This story is geared to kids ages 3-5, level 1. Perfect for boys, girls, preschool, pre-K, and Kindergarten. Excellent resource for counselors, parents, and teachers. My Thoughts: I picked up this book for my son, who is a little too young for the book at this time as he is only 11 months old but I know it will come in handy later when he is older. The books is filled with colorful illustrations. When Sarah Read is describing the anxious monster, it reminded me of the way that I describe my son to others when talking about what milestone progress he has made and what he likes to do.  Sarah Read takes the reader through a

Dino-Thanksgiving by Lisa Wheeler

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Title: Dino-Thanksgiving Author: Lisa Wheeler Genre: Children's Fiction   Format: Kindle ARC No. of Pages: 32 Date of Publication: September 1, 2020 Description:  Follow along as dinos travel over the river and through the woods to join together with family. They enjoy favorite activities, including a corn maze, a televised parade with giant balloon creations, and of course a football game between the Redscales and the Snackers! The dinos share in not one but two feasts--one for the carnivores and another for the veggie-saurs. Join in the fun as the dinos find much to be thankful for on this special holiday!   My Thoughts: I picked up this book for my son who is 11 months old. He loves to read and carry around books and it looked like it might be a fun illustration book for him to look at and I was right. The illustrations done by Barry Gott are well done. They are fun, colorful, and eye catching. I really enjoyed the illustrations myself. Lisa Wheeler wrote a splendid story on Tha

More Fish Faces by Tam Warner Minton

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Title: More Fish Faces Author: Tam Warner Minton Genre: Nonfiction Format: Digital (phone) No. of Pages: 52 Date of Publication:  September 1, 2020 Description:  Ocean lovers and budding marine biologists will love   More Fish Faces , Book Two in the children's book series, Ocean Friends, that started with   All Fish Faces .   More Fish Faces   gives you more fun faces and more fun facts for fish fans young and old. Colorful photography — including the names of every fish featured — creates a colorful dive log worth experiencing again and again. The photos and fun facts are presented in small and easily digestible bites so your child can enjoy learning in short bursts or longer reads. It is a wonderful book for bedtime. Concepts like recycling, re-purposing, and sustainability are presented with photos and practical examples that are easily understood. The new kid's series, Ocean Friends, educates children with colorful photography, practical examples, and fun facts, inspiring

The Adventures of Rembrandt the Tuxedo Cat Helps Callie, the Calico Cat, Find Her Meow by Marsha Walk Carroll (Release date: Oct. 6, 2020)

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Title: The Adventures of Rembrandt the Tuxedo Cat Helps Callie, the Callico Cat, Find Her Meow Author: Marsha Walk Carroll Genre: Children's book Format: Kindle ARC No. of Pages: 32  Date of Publication: October 6, 2020 Description:   Rembrandt, affectionately known as Remy, is well loved and lives with his Purr-ents and his big brother, Leo, the Tabby Cat. In this inaugural story book of Rembrandt, the Tuxedo Cat, Remy comes upon an unfamiliar calico cat who has shyly seated herself on the bench in his backyard. A great mystery has presented itself with the quiet little calico cat. As Remy strikes up a conversation, the little calico cat has no meow. Remy and Callie, as he calls her, go on a quest to help her find her meow. They search his back yard and the woods behind his house. Will they find Callie’s meow? And if so, where will they find it? My Thoughts:  This is my first children's book that I have picked up from Netgalley for a review. I thought it would be a nice way to