Uni the Unicorn – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Uni the Unicorn by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: 2014
Publisher: Random House BFYR
Genres & Themes: Picture Book, Animals, Dreams, Friendship


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In this clever twist on the age-old belief that there’s no such thing as unicorns, Uni the unicorn is told there’s no such thing as little girls! No matter what the grown-up unicorns say, Uni believes that little girls are real. Somewhere there must be a smart, strong, wonderful, magical little girl waiting to be best friends. In fact, far away (but not too far), a real little girl believes there is a unicorn waiting for her. This refreshing and sweet story of friendship reminds believers and nonbelievers alike that sometimes wishes really can come true. Continue reading

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The Magic Storm (Phoebe and Her Unicorn #6)

magic stormThe Magic Storm by Dana Simpson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: October 17th, 2017
Publisher: Andrews McMeel
Recommended Age: 7+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Graphic Novel, Humor, Adventure, Friendship, Fantasy


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Phoebe and Marigold decide to investigate a powerful storm that is wreaking havoc with the electricity in their town. The adults think it’s just winter weather, but Phoebe and Marigold soon discover that all is not what it seems to be, and that the storm may have a magical cause. To solve the case, they team up with Max, who is desperate for the electricity to return so he can play video games, and frenemy Dakota, who is aided by her goblin minions. Together, they must get to the bottom of the mystery and save the town from the magic storm. Continue reading

Unicorn Crossing (Heavenly Nostrils #5)

crossUnicorn Crossing by Dana Simpson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: March 28th, 2017
Publisher: Andrews McMeel
Recommended Age: 7+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Graphic Novel, Halloween, Slice of Life, School, Friendship,


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Time flies in this fifth volume of Dana Simpson’s Phoebe and Her Unicorn! Follow the lovable duo as they experience somewhat-spooky Halloween parties, ecstatic snow days, and looming summer reading assignments. Although the journey of growing up can sometimes be difficult, along the way Phoebe and Marigold discover something more enduring than goblin fads, unicorn spa vacations, and even a Spell of Forgetting—their one of a kind friendship. Continue reading

Razzle Dazzle Unicorn (Heavenly Nostrils #4)

razzleRazzle Dazzle Unicorn by Dana Simpson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: September 20th, 2016
Publisher: Andrews McMeel
Recommended Age: 7+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Graphic Novel, Christmas, Slice of Life, School, Friendship, Summer Camp


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Dana Simpson’s Phoebe and Her Unicorn is back with more sparkles than ever! In this fourth volume, join in the adventure as Phoebe and Marigold confront messy rooms, trouble at school, and a nasty case of “Sparkle Fever.” Follow the pair back to Camp Wolfgang, where their old pals Sue (a.k.a. “Monster Girl”) and Ringo, the lake creature, remind them that being weird is WAY more fun than being normal. Continue reading

Unicorn vs. Goblins (Heavenly Nostrils #3)

uniUnicorn vs. Goblins by Dana Simpson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2016
Publisher: Andrews McMeel
Recommended Age: 7+
Pacing: Normal
Genres & Themes: Graphic Novel, Slice of Life, School, Friendship, Summer Camp


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Not every kid skips a rock across a pond and winds up with a unicorn best friend, right? The popular friendship of Phoebe and Her Unicorn is back for a third collection of adventures so heavenly they had to be shared. Continue reading