The Fearful Fairy (sponsored Post)

THE FEARFUL FAIRYby Sheri Hood illustrated by M. Faith Shaheen What happens when a fairy is afraid to fly? Dixie isn’t like the other fairies. They have four wings, she has two … and they don’t always work like they should. This picture book for beginning readers (ages 4 to 8) is a story about facing challenge and triumphing over it! Available now at or Published by StonesThrow Publishing, LLC 2007 This work by Reading Tub is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 US License

The Bookbag, Books for Ages 4 to 8, May/June 2007

Summer is here, with plenty of time for laid-back, fun reading. It was quite a challenge to select just a “few” of the books we love for this bookbag. Since it’s summer, we tended to pull favorites that have a summer-time feel to them. If you want to see more recent reviews, just type in “May 2007” or “June 2007” when you search the Reading Tub Website. Be sure to keep reading, the Just One More Book! Podcast is here, too.Remember, the books are listed in alphabetical order by title. There is no ranking. Dad’s Bald Head by Paul Many. Father’s Day may be over, but this one is a perfect read for any time. Pete loves his Dad, but … Read more

The Dog Days of Summer

August is just around the corner, and I’ve yet to discover that “quiet” part of the summer. Our collection of books to read continues to grow faster than we can send them to our family readers. In July we shipped out nearly 50 books! With school about to start in many places, there will be fewer opportunities for them to take on new material, so we’re going to use this space to advertise books available for review. Publishers and authors have sent us some truly unique books and reading-related materials. The fastest growing part of the collection is a genre of educational books that are perfect for sharing as a family or in a home-schooling situation. To participate in the … Read more