Author Archives: Ms. Jane

Blue Mountain

  In the history of Old Yeller, Bambi and Black Beauty, there comes a new animal hero: Tuk! Martine Leavitt’s Blue Mountain is the animal epic of the decade! … Or it is if you’re a bighorn sheep. This story has danger, love and adventure that rivals The Lion King or The Jungle Book. Tuk is a young bighorn sheep that… Read more »

Outside the Box: A Book of Poems

  Whether you’re reading “Mistaken Identity”, “The Great Garangtuan” or “Balloon-a-Phobia”, Karma Wilson’s Outside the Box: A Book of Poems, is full of wonderful and entertaining poetry! One of my personal favorites is “The Dream Weaver: Have you heard of the Dream Weaver, weaving your dreams from wishes and rainbows and silver moonbeams? She lives on a star and she… Read more »

The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop

It is almost that special day of the year. The time chocolate candies, magic and immortal cats and rats. Wait! What?! In Kate Saunders’ latest book, The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop, magic meets adventure and chocolate has never tasted sweeter. The Spoffard twins, Oz and Lily, are in for the summer of their life when they move to 18 Skittle Street in… Read more »