Multicultural Children's Book Day, Something To Do

Talking to God: Prayers for Children from the World’s Religions #ReadYourWorld

We are in full swing getting everything ready for Multicultural Children’s Book Day! It’s not far off now 🙂 (1/27/18) Today I’m happy to share a beautiful new book by Demi from our long time friend and sponsor, Wisdom Tales Press. Award winning author Demi shares another beautifully illustrated book Talking to God,Prayers for Children… Read More Talking to God: Prayers for Children from the World’s Religions #ReadYourWorld

#ReadKidsClassics, Something To Do

A Modern Way of Retelling Fairy Tales and Classic Children’s Stories

I don’t always appreciate when today’s world tries to put a new spin on something historically “tried and true.” But when it come to offering a Modern Day Retelling of Classic Fairy Tales, I’m all ears! Over the years I’ve been happy to read and review many beautiful children’s book that are fresh new spins… Read More A Modern Way of Retelling Fairy Tales and Classic Children’s Stories

Multicultural Children's Book Day, Something To Do

Multilingual Story Books for Kids from Language Lizard

Jump Into a Book has a wonderful Multilingual Story Books for Kids resource to share that comes from a Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) Bronze Sponsor. Language Lizard offers bilingual books in 50+ languages, multilingual audio products, multicultural book sets and more. We are so excited to have them be part of our 1/27/18 online event! Many… Read More Multilingual Story Books for Kids from Language Lizard

book review, Multicultural Children's Book Day, Something To Do

Amazing Diverse Books Recommendations in honor of #ReadYourWorld

Welcome to Weekend Links! This is my once-a-week round up of the children’s books and kidlit that has crossed my path during my online travels. With Multicultural Children’s Book Day just around the corner (1/27/18 to be exact), as you can imagine my world is filled with eye-catching and relevant book titles that are a perfect… Read More Amazing Diverse Books Recommendations in honor of #ReadYourWorld

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First Snow by Bomi Park (and creative crafts with snow!)

So as the frost begins to form gorgeous patterns on the window of my study, and the fluffy whiteness of winter begins to flitter down from the sky, I think it might be a perfect time to share this wonderful book by Bomi Park. First Snow by Bomi Park (Chronicle Books): There’s something magical about… Read More First Snow by Bomi Park (and creative crafts with snow!)

Book Extensions, Something To Do

Creating a Hans Christian Andersen-inspired Storyteller’s Bag

In the corner of our family room is a red leather bag…a Storyteller’s Bag,  filled with items such as a wreath of Tibetan bells, a polar bear snow globe, felted toy animals, chopsticks, and our favorite story telling item of them all; a coconut shell half. Some people might call this a memento bag or… Read More Creating a Hans Christian Andersen-inspired Storyteller’s Bag

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The Top 50 #KidlitBookReviews and Booklists at Jump Into a Book

Imagine my surprise (and glee!) a few days ago when I noticed that my latest post was actually Jump Into a Book’s 1001 blog post! That’s ONE THOUSAND (plus one) blog posts on books, activities and sharing my love of children’s literature! In hindsight I probably shouldn’t have been surprised. I’ve been creating unique book… Read More The Top 50 #KidlitBookReviews and Booklists at Jump Into a Book

The Ultimate Guide to Charlie

Reminiscing on The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

What a busy month it’s been so far! Running here, crafting there, and meetings, meetings, meetings (good meetings though). And with Multicultural Children’s Book Day just round the corner (1/27/18) it’s likely to get even more hectic. But as the days fly past, and the New Year gets closer, it seems natural to look back… Read More Reminiscing on The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

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The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo review and kirigami activity!

I’ve loved the book The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo for years. This sweet tale is basically about when a fortuneteller’s tent appears in the market square of the city of Baltese and orphan Peter Augustus Duchene knows the questions that he needs to ask. This boy is filled with questions about his missing family and… Read More The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo review and kirigami activity!