Happy New Year! Welcome to the January and February issue of Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews. I have put together a wonderful collection of reviews for you for this issue, and I hope you enjoy reading the reviews as much as I enjoyed writing them.

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Editor's Choice

Madame Martine

Madame Martine

by Sarah S. Brannen

Madame Martine lives in Paris, in an apartment not far from the Eiffel Tower. Every day she walks the same route, and she does her shopping in the same shops. Every week her schedule is the same and this is how she likes things to ... 
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Special Feature

Music and Musicians: For this issue's special feature, I look at books about music and musicians  for readers of all ages. Here readers will find picture books, novels and nonfiction titles that explore the world of music and that help us to appreciate what it means to be a musician.

Seasonal Feature

Winter Days and Snowy Days - With short days and long nights, this is a time of year when it is pleasant to curl up in a cozy spot to read a good book. Even if you don’t get snow where you live, you can enjoy some wonderful snowy adventures as you dip into the snowy days books. There are books in these features for readers of all ages. Enjoy!

Series Spotlight

Every month TTLG chooses a series to spotlight. The series can be from any genre, and it may be complete or a project that is ongoing. This month: The Lockwood and Co. Books. These are young adult novels full of adventure and ghostly entities.

Author/Illustrator Spotlight

Every month TTLG highlights the work and life of an author or illustrator. This month's spotlight features

Jonathan Stroud

Organization Spotlight

Inside Pocket is a publisher of books for young people. If you are struck by the sameness of books for kids, Inside Pocket will be a breath of fresh ... 
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TTLG Book Giveaway!

Every so often TTLG gives books away to our readers.  Check back regularly to see what is available.

This month Through The Looking Glass Children’s Book Review has one copy of each of these books to give away.

Bookish Calendar

Every month TTLG creates a calendar of birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays. Many calendar items are linked to reviews of books we think you will enjoy reading.  Through the linked books you can find out about people who have influenced history, events that have shaken the world, and celebrate holidays you enjoy. Check back here every issue to find interesting titles.

For Readers, Authors, Illustrators, Publishers

For Authors and Illustrators: This page is for children's book authors and illustrators. Here they find how to submit books for review, and lists of resources to help in their work.

For Publishers: This page is for children's book publishers. Here they find how to submit books for review, how TTLG can help publicize their books, and how to sign up for TTLG's monthly editorial calendar.