Welcome to the May and June 2017 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 have enjoyed writing them.

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Editor's Choice

Creekfinding: A True Story

Creekfinding: A True Story

by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Many years ago a spring “burbled out of the ground and tumbled itself across a prairie valley” and it became a creek. The water was home to fish, insects, frogs, birds, and many other creatures. Then the creek was lost because a farmer used a ... 
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Special Feature

Saving the Environment: Often young people appreciate that they need to do their part to save the environment. They are can be very creative and proactive, finding ways to help heal and protect their precious home planet. In this feature you will find books of all kinds that will inform, enlighten, and empower young readers of all ages.

Seasonal Feature

Summer is here! At long last the cold and wet days are behind us and children can look forward to many weeks of sunshine and play time outdoors. Some families begin the season by visiting their local pool or by going to the beach. Meals are eaten outside, barbecues are fired up, and summer vacations are planned and anticipated. Celebrate the summer season with some wonderful books for readers of all ages here on Through the Looking Glass

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 Toot and Puddle Books. This series takes us into the lives of two delightful little pigs.

Author/Illustrator Spotlight

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

Holly Hobbie

Organization Spotlight

Gecko Press is an independent, international publisher of curiously good children's books, based in Wellington, New Zealand. The publishing house opened its doors  in 2005.  “Ten years ago, ... 
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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.

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