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Samsara Dog Author: Manos, Helen Illustrator: Vivas, Julie Samsara Dog lived many lives. Some of his lives were long. Some lasted only a few days. Dog never remembered them. He lived each life as it came, until he learned the most important […]

Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Author: Fox, Mem Illustrator: Vivas, Julie Mem Fox is one of the most prolific children’s authors in contemporary times.  Her classic Time for Bed and Where is the Green Sheep? have delighted millions of children and parents.  With […]

The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness Author: Thompson, Colin Illustrator: Thompson, Colin One Friday on his way home from school, George visited the animal shelter. There, in the very last cage, was Jeremy, a dog who looked as lost and as […]

Purchase Samsara Dog from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Samsara Dog By Helen Manos Review:Samsara Dog is a children’s picturebook written by practicing Buddhist Helen Manos, who sought to present the concept of reincarnation in a natural and seamless way. A […]

Purchase Through the Year With Jimmy Carter from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Through the Year with Jimmy Carter: 366 Daily Meditations from the 39th President   Review: In Through the Year with Jimmy Carter, the thirty-ninth President of the United […]

Purchase Instant Iron Ons from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Instant Iron-Ons By Chronicle Books Gifting Review: The crafting movement has been gaining momentum for many years.  But as a mother of a young child, there are seemingly few crafting activities […]

  Purchase School Years from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Guardians of Being By Eckhart Tolle, Illustrated by Patrick McDonnellReview: You don’t have to be an animal lover to love this book.  Guardians of Being is a small, short, illustrated book […]

Purchase School Years from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. School Years: A Keepsake Box for School Memories By Chronicle Books Gifting Review: As you can probably tell from past reviews, I’m a sucker for gifts that include or involve the whole […]

Purchase Surfing Your Inner Sea from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. Rex Ray Mini Journals By Chronicle Books Review: I like small gifts.  And this tiny set of mini journals caught my eye this holiday season.  They are all the perfect […]

Purchase The Present from the Beliefnet Shopping Mall. The Present By Bob GillReview: Bob Gill is a celebrated graphic designer and illustrator—and his experience shows. The illustrations are finely crafted—and sustained the interest and delight of my daughter until the […]

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