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Creating an Island of Learning | Ms. Love’s Mystical Island Adventures

As a former foster child, current foster care advocate, Philadelphia teacher, and children’s book author Susan Love has just released a vibrant and enchanting diverse picture book that is sure to capture reader’s hearts.   And if the book wasn’t mesmerizing enough, the author’s backstory will inspire readers even more. Susan has experienced the foster… Read More Creating an Island of Learning | Ms. Love’s Mystical Island Adventures

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A Diverse Picture Book about Tiny Living and BIG Adventures!

Many of us dream of downsizing and “living simple,” but one former paralegal has actively made that dream a reality. Living the tiny house lifestyle led to many positive connections, experiences, and adventures. And little did author B.A. Norrgard know, it would lead to a children’s book as well! The idea for a picture book… Read More A Diverse Picture Book about Tiny Living and BIG Adventures!

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Through the Eyes of Om: Exploring Malaysia Book Review

Kids need to see picture books that represent diverse people, cultures, places, and experiences. Jump Into a book is passionate about this fact so we were delighted to be asked by Mascot Books to take a look at a new diverse picture book that lets reader’s see the world through the eyes of a young… Read More Through the Eyes of Om: Exploring Malaysia Book Review

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Raise brave + adventurous kids | The Adventures of Lily Huckleberry in Scandinavia

The Scandinavian countries are filled with whimsy and wonder. They are also exceptionally appealing to this Nordic mom! Taking kids on an adventure to the beautiful countryside of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden is not in the budget (yet) for our family, but the magical travelogue of  The Adventures of Lily Huckleberry in Scandinavia is a… Read More Raise brave + adventurous kids | The Adventures of Lily Huckleberry in Scandinavia

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Magical Miniatures | Fairy Houses and Fairy Gardens

Fairies have been revered and feared, sometimes simultaneously, throughout recorded history. But ask any child about fairies and their eyes will light up with delight and curiosity at the thought of magical little beings inhabiting the surrounding woodlands and hills. But loving fairy lore is not just for kids; some adults think its pretty wonderful… Read More Magical Miniatures | Fairy Houses and Fairy Gardens