Category: Jean Matthew Hall

The Baby King – PB Reveiw

Another Christmas Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall. Last week I reviewed an ARCH Christmas book and couldn’t give it my thumbs up. But I must say their 2017 book, The Baby King, is a big improvement. The Baby King was written by…

C is for Christmas

Another Christmas picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall C is for Christmas was written by Michelle Medlock Adams and illustrated by Louise Hargreaves. Little Lamb Books (AKA “the publisher of my book to be released soon”) released it in 2018 a few days…

One Small Donkey-PB Review

Another Christmas Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall One Small Donkey: A Christmas Story was written by Dandi Daley Mackall and illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens. It was published by Tommy Nelson in 2016. Dandi Daley Mackall has created an adorable story that…

12 Things You MUST Remember

Yes, I’m back with my lists! If you’re not sure about any of these please leave a comment. I’ll be delighted to explain!   • How to be silly. • Ways to honor your child’s feelings. • When to be a good loser. •…

Where Jesus Slept — PB Review

Another Christmas Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall. Where Jesus Slept was written by Norma Lewis and illustrated by Katy Hudson. It was published in 2016 by Worthy Kids/Ideals. This is also definitely a Christian Christmas book. It begins by quoting Luke 2:10B-11,…

A Solid Foundation for Children

Excellent wisdom from the book Parenting Your Powerful Child: Bringing an End to the Everyday Battles by Dr. Kevin Leman we read on page 177-178: The society we live in today is a dangerous one. There are plenty of big bad wolves out there…

Little Bunny and the Magic Christmas Tree – PB Review

Another Christmas Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall. Little Bunny and the Magic Christmas Tree was written by David Martin and illustrated by Valeri Gorbachev. Candlewick Press published it in 2011. Little Bunny and the Magic Christmas Tree is a cute little story…

Guest Post at A3

Please pop in to read my guest post about Christmas Stories at Almost An Author. http://www.almostanauthor.com/what-is-a-christmas-story/ Thanks and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!    

Parent’s Good Night Prayer

We sit on the bed beside our child and listen as they pray before going to sleep. Why? • Prayer is a great habit we’re trying to develop in them.• Prayer helps them relax and rest better. • Prayer works. • Prayer reminds them…

New Christmas Picture Book

She’s done it again! My sweet friend, Jill Roman Lord, has worked her word-magic again and brought the first Christmas night to life for young children. Her verses are in perfect rhyme and meter. Her insights into the celebration surrounding the birth of Jesus…

Good Night Prayers

We often teach our children sweet little prayers to say before going to sleep. That’s important! It helps them build a habit of praying before retiring. It helps them learn to trust God. It reminds them that God watches over and protects them. These…

If I Had a Horse – Review

A picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall. If I Had a Horse by Gianna Marino was published by Roaring Brook Press in 2018. This picture book took me by surprise. The striking illustrations are almost nondescript. It’s clear they depict a child and…

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