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Kids’ Book Reviews: Armchair Travel

Kids’ Book Reviews: Armchair Travel

Kids’ book reviews of Where’s Waldo? The Ultimate Travel Collection and America’s National Parks: A Pop-Up Book

July 2013
Mom's Summer Book Club: Sisterland

Mom's Summer Book Club: Sisterland

Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld is MetroKids first annual Mom's summer book club pick.

July 2013
Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

June 2013

Book Reviews: Mommy Bloggers Gone Wild

Book reviews of Parenting: Illustrated With Crappy Pictures, Moms Who Drink and Swear and It Takes Balls

May 2013
Stardines and plandas and slobsters, oh my!

Stardines and plandas and slobsters, oh my!

Book reviews: Stardines, Dirt on My Shirt, The Baby Book

April 2013
Art, shadows and soulful apes

Art, shadows and soulful apes

Children's book topics include a lively little girl's museum visit, cutouts designed to produce intriguing shadows and a sumptuous counting book based on apes.

March 2013
A heart-felt look at Horace  Pippin

A heart-felt look at Horace Pippin

A new kids' book chronicles the life and art of renowned local, self-taught African-American painter Horace Pippin.

February 2013
Fingerprint and duct tape art

Fingerprint and duct tape art

Kids can make faces, animals, plants -- you name it -- from fingerprints. Older kids can make wallets clothes and jewelry from duct tape!

January 2013
Pop-ups, fold outs & illusions

Pop-ups, fold outs & illusions

Pop-ups, fold outs and brain-benders books make great gifts for kids. A pop-up Star Wars leads the recommendations.

December 2012
Sympathy for a cockroach

Sympathy for a cockroach

Kids' books centered on two unusual protagonists — a cockroach and a glacier — win thumbs up from reviewer Frank Lipsius.

November 2012
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