A Flashlight Press Review, Three Children’s Books

First, let me say…I love what I do! Besides selling Avon, spending time in my makeup room, AKA “makeup studio,” and filming beauty videos; I love waking up every morning to see if I have any new review opportunities for my grandparent blog. <3 I am loving life! I also do beauty reviews.

Let’s get to this review for some charming children’s books! ~~~ It’s always a pleasure working with Allison Rosenblum ~ Editorial Assistant of Flashlight Press. www.flashlightpress.com

HOW I MET MY MONSTER

Written By: Amanda Noll and Illustrated By: Howard McWilliam

This delightful book is big, bold, and beautifully illustrated by Howard McWilliam.
The actual size of the book is a generous 10 1/2 By 10 1/2. The graphical title (on the book) is of raised lettering and, is characterized as vivid, colorful, and lifelike. <3

It all started when Ethan peeped under his bed for a toy truck, only to discover a note reading…”Monsters! Meet Here For Final Test!”

Well, Ethan is thinking his folks are attempting to fool him into remaining under the spreads, then he spied five enormous eyes gazing back at him from under his bed.

As it turned out, that monster meeting was a competition to find out which little, quirky beast could be Ethan’s favorite.

As each little monster performs for this little boy’s attention, Ethan is found somewhat amused with just a touch of horrified; as he is not really all that frightened. <3

With its proportion of snickers and shudders, this silly, spooky prequel to the honor winning I Need My Monster and Hey, That’s MY Monster! will keep little ones engaged.

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ARE YOU MY MONSTER?

Written By: Amanda Noll and Illustrated By: Howard McWilliam

At first, I certainly thought that “How I Met My Monster” was my favorite. However, after reading through “Are You My Monster?” I found it to be just as entertaining and colorful. The art is phenomenal! Howard McWilliam did an excellent job with making these adorable little creatures come to life. <3

This book is spot on for babies and very young children. It is very well built and put together, just as a board book should be.

These little monster friends are quite comical, and they also, have their own quirky personalities. Charming storyline as Ethan eagerly studies to find the exact match to his stuffed, fury friend. This little boy needs some shut eye. Ethan simply can’t fall asleep without finding his true monster. Truly a light-hearted, delightful book that any young child would love!

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I LOVE MY DRAGON

Written By: Jodi Moore and Illustrated By: Howard McWilliam

This book is adorable and perfect for babies and toddlers. It was inspired by The Exclusive “When a Dragon Moves In.” “I Love My Dragon” is another beautiful and brilliant board book. I LOVE the colors of the pages and the characters! Excellent presentation and a lovable, feel-good story just right for tucking those angel babies in for the night.

*Yawn….Night, Night!! <3 <3

You can visit Flash Light Press on their Facebook Page Here. You can browse these books above as well as others Here.

You can also visit their blog Here.

Thank you so much for reading!! =)

Tammy

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Dick Punnett’s Talk-Along Books – The Review

Hopefully, you’ve read the original blog post about Dick Punnett’s Talk Along Books and his website. Since then, I filmed and uploaded a video for this review…(see below) 😉

I wanted to start out by saying, the quality of these delightful books is exceptional. The graphics are undeniably eye-catching witch keeps your child or grandchild efficiently entertained with encouraged interaction.

These educational stories are interactive and require participation from your little ones. They are perfect for teaching your children and grandchildren various concepts such as colors, counting, pets and active words, to name a few. All (5) books that I received for this review are truly adorable! YOU will for sure love them, as they will be a nice addition to your home library and family. <3

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The Talk Along Book Series Were Written for Participation and Enjoyment

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The Books Are As Follows...

Name Lizzy's Colors ~~ About a lizard unsure of her surrounding environment. Your child is supposed to keep Lizzy from danger by guessing the rhyming answers that tell her to change colors. This one is my favorite! =)

Count The Possums ~~ About a mommy possum who loses her little ones in a hurricane. The mommy possum is unable to count, so your child is supposed to help count in her stead until her babies are all found.




Help Dress Priscilla ~~ About helping a mommy gorilla get away from her captor who wants to take her to a zoo. Your child is supposed to tell Priscilla how to dress to disguise herself so she can get back to her jungle and babies. <3

Help Jumbo Escape ~~ About a baby elephant who is separated from his mommy. Your child is supposed to tell Jumbo how to do things through various adventures with the rhyming answers so he can get back to safety with his mommy.

Name Patty’s Pets ~~ Funny story in which your child needs to help Patty find out what kind of pet she has found with using the rhyming answers.

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Dick Punnett’s books are offered as both paperbacks and Kindle e-books on Amazon

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All books were well written by author Dick Punnett. He has a clever talent in how to keep children interested in the story and fully entertained. Dick has published (15) books in all. This book collection, (The Talk Along Series) were his best sellers.

You can find out more about Dick Punnett and his books by visiting his website at: http://www.dickpunnettsbooks.com

The Video Review

Thank you for reading! <3

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Shop For Your Personalized Holiday Cards Early ~~ Christmas In July Event

Shopping online has certainly become quite trendy over the years, especially for Christmas gifts, decor, ornaments, and online Christmas cards. It’s so much easier to do your shopping online versus spending your time and energy fighting those holiday crowds.

Speaking of crowds, if you shop online and ahead of time, you won’t have to deal with them at all. Also, you will be able to shop in a much calmer fashion while browsing gifts for that special grandchild , mom, aunt, or sister.

In addition, if you are a grandparent that cares for her grandchildren on a daily basis, it may make better sense to do your shopping online. You would certainly have more time to devote to your grand blessings with less distractions. <3

Summer is the time of year that the big stores host their July super sales. So it’s essentially a win-win for the holiday shopper enthusiast to start early. Did you know that July started supporting the fact that Christmas is throughout the summer months for the southern hemisphere? That is the reason why we celebrate “Christmas in July” in the first place. So, let’s bring on the sales, coupon codes, fundraisers, and various other events. 🙂

I have done the work for you and, have found the perfect site to shop for cards and all your holiday stationery needs! As I browse the website, BasicInvite.com, I not only see online Christmas cards, I see a nice, crisp, clean web page.

When I do reviews, for websites, I usually look for contact information first. I certainly like what I see on this one. The phone and fax numbers are clearly shown, along with the address, and social network links. That’s something you don’t easily see (upfront) on a company website! 😉

I’m excited to share with you the various features of Basic Invite’s Site and Stationery! So sit tight, you don’t want to miss the supportive details; as they have MUCH more than Personalized Holiday Cards!

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Basic Invite has an email/contact form on the site as well as a chat link.

Click on the chat link, and a window pops up…very easy to chat with support! 😉

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I’ve even clicked around and played a little on the site, and found out that it’s quite simple to use in regards to designing stationery. Yes, you get to design your own here at Basic Invite!

BasicInvite.com is one of the few websites that allows customers almost unlimited color options with instant previews online. Once you select a design you can change the color of each element on the card to over 180 different color options so you can make sure the card is exactly how YOU want it down to the smallest detail, BEFORE you order.

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I can see why the site is referred to, Truly Custom Invitations

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You get your share of Freebies! That’s right; you will get “Free Envelopes(standard white envelopes) with the following card types: Invitations, Announcements, Response Cards, Save the date Cards and Magnets, Shower Cards, Holiday Cards, and Thank You Cards.

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Isn’t it fun discovering sweet freebies in a Christmas In July event??

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Something I personally haven’t seen with various stationery companies is the wide array of colors in envelopes. 🙂 Over (30) different colors, I might add. ~~ With Basic Invite, You can make your invitations stand out even before their opened!!

Basic Invite also offers Free Wedding Websites. Their mobile-friendly websites make sharing all of the details of your wedding a breeze.

* You can choose from 100+ different font choices
* You can choose from over 160 color options per design element
* You can choose from over two hundred professionally designed templates as a starting point

Below are (3) of their Wedding Stickers

Basic Invite Basic Invite Basic Invite

To Top Off This Christmas In July event, you can also “Try Before You Buy” with Basic Invite! You can order Custom Samples. They are one of the (few) websites that allows their customers to order a printed sample of their invitations/cards so they can see how they print as well as their attractive quality.

That’s such a nice feature to enjoy before you actually place your final order! =)

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Just a Few More So You Can Actually See The Beautiful Quality

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If that’s not enough to knock your socks off, Basic Invite also offers exquisite business Christmas cards.

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Currently offering 15% off with Coupon Code: 15FF51

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You can visit Basic Invite on their social networks on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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Thank you for reading!! <3 <3 <3