“Home is a privilege.” This was a line from a long-running crime-based TV show that I watched a snippet of recently. Although I rarely watch TV, this line captured my attention and touched my soul. Home is something many of us take for granted. But my guess is that those who lost theirs in the… Read More 5 Kidlit Books that Help us Appreciate HOME
Is it bedtime yet? Yes? No? Does it matter? No! Anytime is a good time to read BOOKS! Big books, little books, books of any size. Pick one. No, pick TWO. How about FOUR? Yes! 4 Awesomely BIG books for SMALL humans. Enjoy! I Sleep in a BIG BED by Maria van Lieshout Every child’s life… Read More 4 Awesomely BIG books for SMALL humans
My kids have long since passed the “nighttime struggles” stage of life. Now they are all on out their own and likely still keeping ridiculous hours! But for parents still in the toddler/early reader/ elementary stage of life, PENGUIN & TINY SHRIMP DON’T DO BEDTIME! (Balzer + Bray | HarperCollins Publishers) is a delightful Bedtime Story for… Read More Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don’t Do Bedtime | A Sneaky Bedtime Story for Reluctant Sleepers
They creep. They slither. They gallop, fly and swim. The world’s deadliest creatures can be hard to spot unless you are right on top of them! Author Lola M. Schaefer and illustrator, Tymn Armstrong explore 13 of the world’s deadliest creatures in the vibrant new picture book, Hidden Dangers published by Chronicle Books. About Hidden Dangers… Read More Discover what Hidden Dangers lurk in this new #PictureBook from Chronicle!
Welcome to Weekend Links! Is summer whizzing by or what?? Reading is always an important part of our children’s lives no matter what time of year it is. Here are some great booklist to help everyone squeeze out the last drops of summer: Looking for some books to help prepare kids for starting a new… Read More WEEKEND LINKS- Books that Help Kids Enjoy the Last bit of Summer
The first memories I have of reading includes the gentle cadence of my mother’s voice, the cuddles and character impersonations of my father. Over and over again I would choose the same books. Sometimes being read to and other times making up my own versions of the stories. As I became a parent to 3… Read More 5 Reasons to Read Picture Books to Your Kids
A gentle reminder that there are only 3 days left in our 30 book Jan Brett book giveaway. Remember, you can tweet about it once each day for an extra chance to win. The first memories I have of reading includes the gentle cadence of my mother’s voice, the cuddles and character impersonations of… Read More 5 Reasons to Read Picture Books to Your Kids