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Raspberry Reads Pizza Woman

There once was a woman named Lisa, And she could never find peace, She was a woman whose head was a pizza, And her body was made out of cheese... And so begins the tale of Pizza Woman by Gareth Barsby, a book that Raspberry is thoroughly enjoying, even if it does make her a… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Pizza Woman

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Raspberry Reads Gertrude and Toby’s Friday Adventure

Raspberry Sassafras is all kinds of excited about Gertrude and Toby's Friday Adventure by Shari Tharp. First, Gertrude and Toby live on a farm, which brings back many happy memories of Raspberry's early, pre-city days. Next, like her own books, Gertrude and Toby is also a series, with Friday Adventure being the first of three.… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Gertrude and Toby’s Friday Adventure

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Raspberry Reads Cecilia’s Tale

Raspberry is currently perusing the pages of Cecilia's Tale by Debbie Manber Kupfer with art by Victoria Szulc. She's following along as the Cecilia the cat journeys through the streets of Jerusalem in search of a new home and a new human. The question is whether she'll find the right one because she's heard that humans can… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Cecilia’s Tale

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Raspberry Reads Rainbow Monsters

Today, Raspberry Sassafras is reading Sylva Fae's Rainbow Monsters and its sequel, Mindful Monsters. These fun, colorful books are aimed at children ages 3 to 7 and are suitable for bedtime stories, or as illustrated early readers. In addition to the rhyming story, each book has a puzzles and activities section at the back. Rainbow Monsters… Continue reading Raspberry Reads Rainbow Monsters