Alessandra Requena is an occasional teacher with the Toronto District School Board, she has several years experience in Full Day Kindergarten and Primary Vocal Music teaching. She has two children, River and Willow, who enjoy books, snacks, being very noisy all the time.

What we do


Please email us if you wish to send us review copies.
recommendations and reviews. We are not currently accepting self-published works for review at this time.

Early Literacy

Activities with an emphasis on choosing exemplary books. Check out @BringBooksAlive our community Bookish play account if you wish to submit your own Book activities to be shared.


We are passionate about creating a strong community of readers. Both with the Read with River Book Club, international and Bookstagram in the 6ix which is Canada only. If you want to know how to get involved please email us, or check out @Bookstagraminthe6ix.

Let’s build something together.