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Book Pilgrimage | Discovering Harry Potter’s Scotland

Tweet: May your books open doors to wandering paths and may you find them always.-Author Valarie Budayr @JumpIntoABook1 On September 2nd it was back to Hogwarts Day It’s a special day when all of the wizarding students take that very famous train back to their beloved school. Just like those very famous Hogwarts students, I… Read More Book Pilgrimage | Discovering Harry Potter’s Scotland

Books Into Movies

Fantastic Mr. Fox

I have never moved anywhere on the planet without my copy of Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl. I didn't go to the theater to see my all time favorite book made into a movie. I just couldn't be disappointed. How could it ever live up? I just knew it couldn't!  Boy was I wrong. What… Read More Fantastic Mr. Fox

Books Into Movies

A Christmas Carol

I have endeavored in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humor with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. May it haunt their houses pleasantly, and no one wish to lay it. Their faithful Friend and Servant, C.D. December,… Read More A Christmas Carol

Books Into Movies

Magical Maurice

        As a child, Maurice Sendak loved to have his father read to him before bed. Likewise, I have loved his book “Where the Wild Things Are” for my entire life. This book was a bedtime favorite for me when I was a child. I’ve read it to countless children and have bought it… Read More Magical Maurice