Hello friends and for those friends in the United States wishing you all a very Happy Thanksgiving. Last week I had the great pleasure of meeting one of my favorite book friends, Mia Wengen from Pragmatic Mom. Mia and I have communicated via our blogs for a very long time now and then last year… Read More Are You Thankful for Book Friends ?
Halloween’s over, and with a combination of sadness and relief, our thoughts are now turning to the winter months. As the temps dip and the days get shorter , families are moving from an outdoor focus to more of an indoor one. No matter where you live, colder seasons are perfect for reading old classic… Read More 7 Cold Weather Activities That Involve Books
Have you seen this charming illustration by our friend Tina Kugler about some alarming statistics? I’m shocked, truly shocked by the statistics about diversity in children’s books. Fortunately I can say that we here at Jump into a Book love diversity and consider ourselves “global citizens”. Let’s celebrate diversity shall we… Read More Diversity In Childrens Books: Not as Common as You’d Think
Welcome to our February Family Book Festival! We’re chasing away the doldrums of winter by jumping into the favorite books of our author, illustrator, blogger friends. Today I’m happy to introduce you to fellow children’s book author Julia Dweck. Julia Dweck and I have become fast friends this year in our ever creative book world.… Read More Family Book Festival: Julia Dweck and Kingdom Keepers
The weather has gotten cool, and with that, the cold and flu season begins. I noticed all around us this week that there were a lot of sniffly kids, including a few in this house. While I was sitting in the library this week, I noticed a lot of red eyed, stuffy nosed children looking… Read More How to De-Germ and Clean Your Children’s Books