What would you think if I told you that the author Pamela Lyndon Travers or PLT, as she was referred to, modeled many of the characters of her book, Mary Poppins after her family? Can you imagine meeting somebody like Mary Poppins? If you were to ask her, the author, that is, she would just tell you that she… Read More The World of Mary Poppins
I don’t want you to miss this opportunity. Jan Brett is looking for Facebook friends. If you add her, your name will be put in a drawing for a school or library visit. It’s good through April 2nd. Let me know if you win. That would be so cool.
On my other blog "A Place Like This", I was talking about our Martin Goose celebration. I can never thing of Martimas or Martin Goose without remembering another young boy who had a run in with a goose. One of my favorite books is "The Wonderful Adventures of Nils" by Selma Lagerlöf. When Selma Lagerlöf… Read More Nils and Selma
While I was in Savannah, Georgia I discovered a place called the “Pirate’s House.” Once an inn and now a restaurant, I had to go in to see for myself. Hanging on the walls in the Captain’s Room and The Treasure Room were frames containing pages from an early, very rare edition of the book… Read More #ReadKidsClassics Summer Reading: Treasure Island
We are happily celebrating Tasha Tudor's birthday today. Come and join us here.