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Enchanting Mandalas - Mini Pads of Color

“Enchanting Mandalas: Mini Pads of Color” from Barron’s is an amazing pad of forty designs on 6”x6” cardstock that will provide a wonderful template to stimulate one’s creativity. At first I was concerned that some of the designs were on bl...

5 Stars

Challenging Spot the Difference - Over 60 Timed Puzzles to Test Your Skills

“Challenging Spot the Difference: Over 60 Timed Puzzles to Test your Skills” was illustrated by Giulia Lombardo, Marc Parchow, Andea Ebert, and Nicolae Negura. This puzzle book consists of pages that have an increasing number of differences...

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Zen Dreams - Pads of Color

“Zen Dreams: Pads of Color” is a pad of nicely thick sheets published by Barron’s that can be colored. Many of the drawings have an Asian flavor, with several depicting Buddha or some variation thereof. There is an intriguing variation of t...

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Life is Beautiful - Photo-Finish Coloring Books

“Life is Beautiful” is a very inventive adult coloring book. The blending of real photos with being able to color around them makes for a fun time coloring. With the thick weight of the paper you can even try paint and markers. The pages ar...

5 Stars

Mandala Delights - Mini Pads of Color

A tiny coloring book to tide you over whenever you're in need of a quick coloring fix! This book will slip into your purse easily, and is great for people who have time while on the go to slip in some coloring. With 40 different drawings to...

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Dream Laugh Dance - Pads of Color

With 80 one-sided illustrations, and perforated sheets, this coloring book makes a bold statement in each drawing. There are some black on white drawings, and all of them use or incorporate quotes or phrases to really make the point of drea...

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Garden Dreams to Color - Pads of Color

This is a medium-sized book. And like some of the other coloring books is designed to be used like a sketch pad. It has the hard backing, the perforated pages, single illustrations on one side of each page, and each has a border design on t...

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Be Happy - Photo-Finish Coloring Books

I don’t normally review coloring books, but this one caught me by surprise. It’s stunning! The pages are perfectly sized for travelling or gifts, and the images included are magnificent. They add in elements of real photos, with the colorin...

5 Stars

Dreams of Flowers - Mini Pads of Color

“Dreams of Flowers: Mini Pads of Color” from Barron’s is a wonderful way to have a coloring pad accessible without it taking up too much room (although we won’t mention the volume of coloring utensils that have to be hauled along, lol). Eac...

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Extreme Coloring Tattoos - Relax and Unwind, One Splash of Color at a Time

This was a very cool coloring book! This coloring book had a variety of images to color. I counted forty-eight pictures in all and on the back of each page was an interesting and informative meaning behind the image. I actually had fun just...

4 Stars

Color Quest Animals - Extreme Challenges to Complete and Color

"Color Quest Animals" is a large book of pages where the pictures are unclear. Each micro section has a number and color associated with it. Colorist take a color key and pick out colored pencils or markers and start coloring in the numbers...

4 Stars

Sea of Flowers - Mini Pads of Color

“Sea of Flowers” is a great little book to color. When I grabbed this one I thought it was going to be a full size book, but I was happily surprised to see this cute little 6 by 6 square coloring book. Each square is covered edge to edge wi...

5 Stars

Brick Cars and Trucks - 40 Clever & Creative Ideas to Make from Classic LEGO®

This book on Lego building was a huge hit at our house. It is pretty straight forward in it's description and is exactly as the blurb describes it. The book is pages and pages of building ideas and instructions for building various types of...

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Step-By-Step Zen Doodle Origami

“Step-by-Step Zen Doodle Origami” by Carolyn Scrace is a book filled with activities that one can get lost in for hours at a time…if one doesn’t get frustrated! I think that it was probably not the best week for me to try this, although I d...

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Brick Animals - 40 Clever & Creative Ideas to Make from Classic LEGO®

If you are looking for a great children's gift for the holidays, or a Tuesday, buy this book. I plan to buy legos and pair them with this book for my own nephew. It is a great way to introduce them to building, creating, and thinking. Child...

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Animals Night & Day Coloring Book - Amazing Animals to Bring to Life

Colorists looking for fun with intricate designs will enjoy this animal based coloring book. The "Night & Day" theme is in reference to the background of each coloring page. The background colors include white, cream, tan, navy, brown and b...

4 Stars

Gulliver's New Travels

If you love yourself some Gulliver's Travels and love coloring as well, then I would pick this up! I so recommend this book for those of you who love quirky, neat looking images that are based on real items but are not anywhere near realist...

5 Stars

Color Quest - Extreme Coloring Challenges to Complete

Color Quest is one of the most fun books I've colored in a while. Each picture is made up of shapes with numbers in them. You pick out a set of pencils based on a color chart. Then you color by the number. I loved the variety of pictures fr...

4 Stars

Brick History - A Brick History of the World in LEGO®

When this book came in the mail I was thrilled to see all the cool LEGO sets that were used to showcase historical events and time periods. The book also includes two detachable posters. The one at the front is of the Boston Tea Party and t...

4 Stars

Zen Doodling Inspiration: Earth, Air, Fire and Water

“Zen Doodling Inspiration: Earth, Air, Fire and Water” by Carolyn Scrace is a how-to book that provides instruction on how to use the shapes and colors of the world around us to provide frameworks for creating doodles and pictures. Some pag...

4 Stars

Tattoos - Just Add Color

“Just Add Color: Tattoos” is an adult coloring book with multiple designs that provide a template for hours of entertainment. There are some beautifully intricate designs that form a framework for one to experiment with various color combin...

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Fairyland - Just Add Color

Just ADD Color Fairyland is a great book for adults and older young adults. It's perfect for those who are just starting to color again and those who have really gotten into the craze like me. The book has 120 pages of great fairy inspired...

4 Stars

Barron's Totally Wild Fact Packed, Fold-Out Animal Atlas

Buckle up, animal lovers! Barron's Totally Wild Animal Atlas is about to take you on a journey of exploration across the world to check out the many different kinds of animals that we share this planet with. All kinds of animals are showcas...

5 Stars

Ella Bella Ballerina and A Midsummer Night's Dream - Ella Bella Ballerina Series

What a unique and interesting way to introduce young children to classic ballet and Shakespeare! This story is all about young Ella Bella and her love of dancing. Her dance instructor has her class dancing to Mendelsson’s A Midsummer’s Nigh...

5 Stars

Trick or Treat

Two little boys are all dressed up for trick-or-treating on Halloween night and they meet up with a friend along the way. This cute little story for young children is a delightful tale perfect for Halloween night. It's not too scary for you...

5 Stars

Watercolor Fairy Art - How to Bring Your Fairy Realm Art to Life

This beautifully detailed guide is both an inspiration and an educational tool that will stimulate the imagination. The explanation for which materials to use and how they affect the finished picture are invaluable to a novice and probably...

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Mandalas - 120 illustrations

“Mandalas: A gorgeous coloring book with more than 120 illustrations to complete” is a Barron’s book with perforated pages bearing a multiplicity of drawings to color. I liked that there were some pages that had two smaller drawings to work...

4 Stars

Skirts & Dresses for First Time Sewers - Patterns, Tutorials, Tips, and Advice

This book is a great learning source for anyone interested in sewing, and it’s written simply enough for beginners to understand. With this book you can actually learn about sewing. It explains all there is to know about sewing skirts and d...

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Goodnight Princess - The Perfect Bedtime Book!

If you have a little princess, she’s going to love this book. It takes a princess through the process of telling all of her things and her imaginary friends good night. From her rings to the queen, everyone and everything must be told goodn...

4 Stars

Goodnight Pirate - The Perfect Bedtime Book!

Ahoy matey. I spy your bed. Before you get there though you have to batten down the hatches and tell all your piratey things good night. Big, bold pages with simple easy to understand words have you telling the parrot and the crows nest goo...

4 Stars

Explore 360° Pompeii - Digital 360 Degree

Explore 360 Pompeii is a feast for the eyes. The book is filled with beautiful pictures from the past. While it is a bit disconcerting to know that Pompeii was destroyed yet preserved, the photos are stunning. Each page contains interesting...

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Anatomy & Bodybuilding - A Complete Visual Guide

When I opened the package for this book my first thought was that it would be great for readers who are looking to workout at the gym. It's just that. If you are looking to get an idea on what areas of the body to work out and what machines...

4 Stars

1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die

This book is for those who like to dream and travel. It includes a wide range of countries and cuisines. As a traver I found it to be an interesting book, but more of a coffee table book than something I would use in my travels. The book is...

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Ballet Spectacular - A Young Ballet Lover's Guide and An Insight into A Magical World

"Ballet Spectacular" is an informative book, but what I love most is the stunning pictures. From little girls to grown women, all will love flipping through the pages to see the beautiful ballerinas and impressive costumes. I can imagine a...

5 Stars

Cool Layer Cakes - 50 Delicious and Amazing Layer Cakes to Bake and Decorate

Wow! Cool doesn’t even begin to describe this enchanting book of sheer decadence. In this tome, one will find an unexpected treasure trove of information and joy. Author Ceri Olofson has imparted a wealth of knowledge into this book, so tha...

5 Stars

Little Zombie Activity Book - A Brainless Collection of Puzzles and Games for Loads of Undead Fun

5 Zombie Filled Stars for the Little Zombie Activity Book! This book was beyond adorable. In a well, I’m Going to Eat Your Brains way. It was cute and man I wish it would have been a white board instead of paper. That way we could reuse it...

5 Stars

Zen Doodling Mandalas

“Zen Doodling Mandalas” by Carolyn Scrace is a wonderful and inspirational book that encourages all of us who are prone to idly scribble loops and curves and lines when we are caught on hold or stuck waiting in a place where we are unable t...

5 Stars

30 Minute Crochet - What Can You Crochet in 30 Minutes or Less?

This crochet book not only gives you projects that can be crocheted in 30 minutes but gives you projects that are marked for beginners, intermediate and experienced crocheters letting everyone have a project to do and as you gain experience...

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When Fashion Really Works

When Fashion Really Works is a great depiction of fashion. I enjoyed browsing through the high quality color photographs and reading about the 'why' behind each fashion craze. This is well done and interesting information in a tiny book. Wo...

4 Stars

Twisted Myths - 20 Classic Stories with a Dark and Dangerous Heart

Most of the myths I'm not that familiar with, so I can't attest to how 'twisted' they are, but they are all easy to follow with lovely illustrations all the same. And as many of these stories are definitely old school with HARD names to rea...

4 Stars

Boutique Beer - 500 Quality Craft Beers

Boutique Beer includes everything you ever wanted to know about beer. I never knew there were so many different kinds and the labor that goes into each of them. According to Ben McFarland the difference in boutique beers is the individual c...

5 Stars

Kate's Style - Smart, Chic Fashion from a Royal Role Model

The author of this book, Caroline Jones, has created a look book of pictures that focus on several styles of clothing worn by the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate. Each look is talked about in straight forward fashion terms along with some flower...

4 Stars

The Girl's Book of Adventure - The Little Guidebook for Smart and Resourceful Girls

The Girl's Book of Adventure written by Celia Gallais, Clemence Roux De Luze and Michele Lecreux is an amazing compilation of crafts and activities for girls who enjoy the outdoors and nature. It's full of color illustrations, things to mak...

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Merry Meerkat Madness - Awesome Animals

I really enjoyed this children’s book in which Mr. Whybrow takes us on another crazy Meerkat journey with Mimi, Skeema and Little Dream. This book is wrapped around a Christmas theme and I loved reading how these three silly Meerkats celebr...

4 Stars

Is That You, Monster? - Check Inside the Secret Pockets If You Dare!

I saw this nice thick child’s storybook and couldn’t wait to check it out. It’s full of fun stuff to do like feel fur (is it a monster?), and feel a toe (then, is this a monster?) and lots of other stuff as Sam looks for a monster he knows...

5 Stars

The Boy's Book of Adventure - The Little Guidebook for Smart and Resourceful Boys

This adventure book is jam packed with plenty of ideas for young boys to read and learn from. There are many creative things the kids can make and the authors provide an abundance of information for boys to learn from while they’re flipping...

5 Stars

Brick City - Global Icons to Make from LEGO

Reading Brick City by Warren Elsmore was like revisiting my childhood to a time when I had such fun creating with LEGOs. For some, building with LEGOs is a fun distraction and something to keep a child occupied on a rainy day. But for other...

5 Stars

101 Top Tips from Professional Manga Artists

Before I write my review of this book, let me first say that I am not a professional artist. I am not even much of an amateur artist; I have dabbled here and there in creating comics, drawing and trying to put together artistic creations as...

5 Stars

Zen Doodling

I really enjoyed learning about the extensive art of doodling in this Barron’s book. I have always been a doodler since my younger years and reading this book has helped me see the endless positive advantages doodling can do for a person. Y...

5 Stars

On Board the U.S.S. Enterprise - Be Transported to the Final Frontier with a Breathtaking 3D Tour

On Board the U.S.S. Enterprise is a book that will appeal to fans of the popular spin-off of the original Star Trek series, whether they call themselves Trekkies or Trekkers or just fans. The CD-ROM is fun to play with (although as a video...

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