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Hello! I am the editor of the monthly online journal Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review. So far I have reviewed over 4,000 books of all kinds and in the not too distant future I will be updating the website to make it more snazy and efficient. In addition to publishing and editing the journal I also evaluate manuscripts for new children's book writers who need help developing their ... More
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11/18/2016Poetry Friday with a review of One the Wing (0 Comments )
I live on a ten acre farm on a hillside, and we get lots of bird visitors. Owls live in one of our outbuildings, and swallows spend the summer in our barn. We have seen bald eagles sitting in our trees, and red-tailed hawks often swoop over the... Read the rest of this post
11/14/2016Picture Book Monday with a review of Du Iz Tak? (0 Comments )
Many people are convinced that the best stories are ones that are packed with a huge cast of characters, a constantly changing backdrop, a busy back story, and a great deal of drama. To be sure such stories are gratifying and engaging, but smaller,... Read the rest of this post
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1. Amelia's Notebook (Hardcover)
    Author: Marissa Moss
    Illustrator: Marissa Moss
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paula Wiseman Books
Ages 9-12 2/14/2008
Marya said: This work of fiction is not only cleverly presented but it is also great fun to read. The book is made to look like a real nine year old's journal complete with a black and white "composition" cover. ...more
tags: I read , I recommend
61 Reviews  
2. Today And Today (Hardcover)
    Author: Issa Kobayashi
    Illustrator: G. Brian Karas
    Publisher: Scholastic Press
Ages 4-8 2/14/2008
Marya said: This is an absolutely lovely book of haiku poetry which tells the story of one family's year and which celebrates the beauty of special moments that one can experience as the seasons unfold.
tags: Inspired me , I read , I recommend
28 Reviews  
3. Horton Hears a Who Pop-up! (Hardcover)
    Author: Dr. Seuss
    Publisher: Robin Corey Books
Ages 4-8 2/14/2008
Marya said: This is a terrific pop-up creation which I just reviewed for my online journal. Unlike many picture books or stories which are turned into a pop-up this book has the complete original text and the col...more
tags: I read , I recommend
485 Reviews  
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Comment by Marya Jansen-Gruber on 5/30/2008 at 7:39 PM:
Hello Everyone!

If you have published a children's book and would like to have it reviewed by Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review drop me a line - editor@lookingglassreview,com - and tell me about your work
Comment by Tracy Grand on 2/15/2008 at 4:56 PM:
Marya, if you want to connect directly with our published author members, you can choose the "Books by Members" link from the Community tab in our navigation bar. That will show you published books by our members. Then, you can click on the book titles to go to the book's profile page where you can ... more
Comment by Tracy Grand on 2/15/2008 at 4:50 PM:
Marya, you might want to join the Yahoo Kidlitosphere group, which is specifically for children's literature bloggers. Most of them review children's books. They are putting together a formal document listing reviewers for distribution to book publishers.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Kid... more
Comment by Eric Hammond on 2/14/2008 at 7:51 PM:
Hello, Marya.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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