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FIRST Chapter: Let’s Have a Daddy Day

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book! You never know when I might play a wild card on you! Today’s Wild Card author is: Karen Kingsbury and the book: Let’s Have a Daddy Day Zonderkidz (April 13, 2010) ***Special thanks to Pam Mettler of ZonderKidz for sending me a review copy.*** ABOUT THE AUTHOR: New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury has written more than forty. . .

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Blabla Kids Schoolbook Rattles

Every once in a while you find that toy that makes you (as a mama) squeal and say “Must have!!” That is how I felt when I first saw Blabla Kids Rattles. They are too cute and I am completely in love! I was delighted to find out that Blabla Kids is located in my home town of Atlanta, Georgia and that’s only one of dozens of great things putting them in my favor. Ever since I can remember I have kept my eyes open for that cutest toy for a future child. After AppleBlossom was born that desire did not change. As a matter of fact the only thing that did change with that is that when I bought said cute toy, I no longer had a guilt of buying it for the future. (Just ask my how much yardage of fabrics I bought with lambs on it before. . .

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Dress Up Pirate Toy

Have you discovered Growing Tree Toys yet? If not, you are really missing out and should check out all of their educational toys. Thanks to Sarah at Growing Tree Toys we were sent a Dress Up Pirate Toy for review. It is one of the cutest things I have seen! It is an 18th month toy, and as AppleBlossom is just now turning eight months so does not enjoy the entirety of the toy (as much as the Enginerd does…) but so loves it already anyway.

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This Little Prayer of Mine by Anthony DeStefano & Illust. Mark Elliott

This Little Prayer of Mine by Anthony DeStefano Author Anthony DeStefano’s adult books, The Prayers God Always Says Yes ToA Travel Guide to Heaven, have sold a quarter-million copies. Illustrator Mark Elliott’s cherished artwork has appeared in popular picture books and novels for young readers, including Gail Carson Levine’s ever-popular Princess Tales series. Now, these acclaimed inspirational experts have come together to create This Little Prayer of Mine, a beautiful and alluring book designed to guide children into a very simple, real and expressive relationship with God. and Through engaging rhymes and alluring illustrations, This Little Prayer of Mine shows children—and their parents and grandparents—that complete dependence on God is what brings peace and fulfillment. It invites children to know and believe that God is always just a simple prayer away and that He longs to respond to them with a resounding, “Yes!” This Little Prayer of Mine appeals to. . .

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