Books, Summer Reading Book Adventures

Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter! And a Magical Visit to Remember

Happy belated birthday to Beatrix Potter!  This week Tuesday July 28th marked the 182nd birthday of this beloved and influential storyteller. Her books are well-loved favorites in our house and the milestone of her birthday reminded me of a lovely guest post from a Jump Into a Book reader that I felt was worth revisiting. Enjoy!… Read More Happy Birthday Beatrix Potter! And a Magical Visit to Remember

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The Mesmerizing Storytelling of Clay Rice: Author and Silhouette Artist

A while back I walked into our very lovely local toy store only to discover  Clay Rice, Author and Silhouette Artist, sitting there doing silhouette’s and later a book signing. He was simply captivating. Clay Rice is part of a multi-generational silhouette artisan family. Captivated by his grandfather’s work, he learned the art literally at his… Read More The Mesmerizing Storytelling of Clay Rice: Author and Silhouette Artist