Do You Like To Climb Trees ? Just Like Me Climbing a Tree: Exploring Trees Around the World

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In Just Like Me Climbing a Tree: Exploring Tress Around the World, award-winning author/illustrator Durga Yael Bernhard travels around the globe visiting 12 beautiful and favorite trees. Exploration and inquiry are the keys to unlocking the secrets and treasures of the trees. Each page asks a question: What if we swung from a tree branch as monkeys […]

Secret Garden Wednesday: Rosapalooza

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This week on Secret Garden Wednesday, we’re celebrating everything roses. When I think of the Secret Garden I think of roses and their wonderful beauty. Inside the Secret Garden there are roses growing everywhere and are happily attended to by Mary, Collin, and Dickon. I grew up in Portland, Oregon and every year to this […]

Ready to Celebrate Poetry Month with The Dreamer?

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I’ve known for a long time that I wanted to share The Dreamer by Pam Munoz Ryan with you for National Poetry Month. The Dreamer is an invitation into the imaginative world of Pablo Neruda. Pablo Neruda is one of my favorite poets !! The Dreamer has allowed me to share my love of this […]

Weekend Links: Resources and Activities for Loving Our Earth

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Earth Day has come and gone, but during this last week I have discovered a plethora of amazing earth/nature related activities that could be utilized and enjoyed all year-round. Some are are resources, some are suggested booklists and some are earth-friendly fun for families. But they are all important tools and ideas that will help […]

An Earth Day BookList for The Whole Family

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Today is Earth Day one of my favorite days of the year. It’s a time when humans share a like minded cause of remembering to care and cherish our Earth. Here at Jump into a Book it means, along with getting outside to frolic in nature, it’s a great opportunity to take a good book […]

Weekend Links Earth Day, Garden and Other Assorted Book Fun

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Welcome to Weekend Links! So far this month has been jam-packed with insightful education, booklists, outdoor activities and cool nature resources for kids and parents interested in raising global citizens.  I would like to share them this weekend as my Weekend Links Round-up. Enjoy! Check out my guest post at Kid Lit Celebrates Women’s History […]

Secret Garden Wednesday: Wildflowers

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Hello and welcome to our Secret Garden! Every Wednesday you can drop by here and find new and special happenings in the Secret Garden. There will be crafts, great food, fun and laughter. So please be sure to come by and see us in our Secret Garden created just for you. We took a little […]

Blast Off! Free Curious George Gets a Medal Rocketship Craft and Activity!

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Book Designer and Audrey Press Team Member Roscoe Welply originally created this delightful bookjump and craft for his own boys. The result was so enchanting we felt we need to do something special with it. For those who don’t know, Roscoe is the book designer and graphic designer behind much of JIAB and Audrey Press’ […]

Confederate History Month: A Civil War Booklist

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Many may already know that April marks the start of Confederate History Month, but another interesting fact is that this year marks the milestone of 150 years since the end of the Civil War. On April 9th and nationwide recognition of this event will take place in the form of ringing bells at 2:15. This […]

Secret Garden Wednesday: What To Do When Bees Get Thirsty ?

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Hello and welcome to our Secret Garden! Every Wednesday you can drop by here and find new and special happenings in the Secret Garden. There will be crafts, great food, fun and laughter. So please be sure to come by and see us in our Secret Garden created just for you. Happy Spring to You! […]