I have worked for OPL for over 13 years, and love finding and sharing those rare gems among books. I also write reviews for School Library Journal, so you may see my reviews under the critics section from time to time.
"With whimsical delight Danylyshin and Lomp poke fun at all the odd terminology used for animal groups. Band, Tower, and Cry, simply refer to groups of gorillas, giraffes, and hounds, but these creators want to teach about the regular meaning of th..."
"One night a young boy is woken by his cat Sylvie. It is pitch black. Sylvie wants to show the boy something though, so he follows carefully. Once outside, other animals join them. A sense of anticipation fills the air. Then, colour spills on to th..."