Welcome to Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews. On this site you will a large library of reviews, features, and more. I hope you enjoy exploring the site as much as I enjoyed creating the content.

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Special Feature

Many children love to draw, color, and make things with their hands. Being able to give their creations to others gives them such a feeling of accomplishment and pride. In this collection you will find books and kits of all kinds that help young people to learn how to draw, knit, sew, make pop-poms, paint, make tie-die decorated garments, and so much more. There are also coloring and activity books in the collection that are perfect for those "I am bored" moments.

Seasonal Feature

In November and December autumn shifts into winter. During these months we get serious about bundling up in warm clothes, toasting ourselves in front of warm fires and wood stoves, and finding ways to spend really wet or cold days. I actually really look forward to this time of year as I enjoy sitting under a warm blanket reading a book. What could be better? Take a look at these wintery volumes and 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 Ramona Quimby Books - Stories about a unique and precocious girl.

Author/Illustrator Spotlight

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

Beverly Cleary

Organization Spotlight

Klutz was incorporated in 1977 in Palo Alto, California, by three friends from  Stanford University. They began by selling sidewalk juggling lessons along with a trio of no-bounce beanbags. ... 
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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

For every month of the year TTLG has created a calendar of special days, birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays. Many calendar items are linked to reviews of books that we think you will enjoy reading.  In the books that are reviewed you can find out about people who have influenced history, and events that have shaken the world. Some of the books celebrate holidays that you enjoy, while others tell stories about animals, magical creatures, extraordinary beings, and more.

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.