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The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) | #ReadKidsClassics

As I’m sifting and creating the Tom Sawyer book adventure for “Jump Into A Book,” I’ve found myself laughing, loving, and living inside the pages of this Mark Twain masterpiece and above all else classic piece of American literature. Oftentimes I’ve thought of Mark Twain as the same thing as Tom Sawyer but when I really… Read More The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) | #ReadKidsClassics

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Sista April (Last day of April) in Sweden and a little fun with Linnea’s Almanac

So here we are the last day of April. In Swedish, it is known as Valborg or Sista April. Large bonfires are lit and everyone sings songs of spring. Before this festive occasion, however, is the sighting of the first spring flowers. For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere that is March… Read More Sista April (Last day of April) in Sweden and a little fun with Linnea’s Almanac

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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!

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Saffron Buns {Lussekattor} Recipe and Free Download -Lucia Morning in Sweden

Lucia Morning in Sweden This beautiful book has become a read-a-loud favorite in this house. Ewa Rydåker and illustrator Carina Ståhlberg have truly captured the spirit of “living” the Lucia tradition each year.  The book tells the old story of Santa Lucia through the eyes of three children living in this time period. Set in… Read More Saffron Buns {Lussekattor} Recipe and Free Download -Lucia Morning in Sweden