Posts Tagged ‘magic’

The Magic Rabbit

The Magic Rabbit by Annette LeBlanc Cate “Ray and Bunny lived together in a tiny apartment in the city.  They were business partners.  Ray was a magician, and Bunny was his loyal assistant. They were also best friends.  They did everything together.” So begins a fun story about two friends and a little magic. Each…

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Igraine the Brave

Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke Today Bookworm Bear is the Guest Reviewer at Mother Daughter and Son Book Reviews!  We’re excited about reviewing one of our favorite books on this great blog. This is a parent and child book review – staring Mama Bear, and Son (age 11), and Daughter (age 9).  We had…

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Magic Box

Magic Box, by Katie Cleminson This is a fun picture book celebrating imagination and magic. Eva is given a special box as a birthday present.  It looks like a big, plain, empty cardboard box.  Eva opens it up and jumps in – it is bigger than it looks – and becomes a magician. Eva wishes…

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Wednesdays in the Tower

Wednesdays in the Tower by Jessica Day George This is the sequel to one of our favorite chapter books, Tuesdays in the Castle. We return to magical Castle Glower, and to Celie (a strong and resourceful young princess) and her family.  Castle Glower is behaving strangely.  Oh, it still is creating new rooms, or moving…

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Tuesdays at the Castle

I try to avoid princess books unless the young royal in question is a very strong character who takes matters into her own hands.  Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George has a main character who is strong, creative, quirky, and, oh yes – a princess. Princess Celie is the youngest child of King…

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