Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney is a classic. I’ve read it to a variety of nieces and nephews throughout the years, and my own children grab it often. Miss Rumphius is an old friend that we go back to again and again. Lately, I’ve noticed some wonder new activities inspired by this wonderful classic so… Read More Weekend Links: Re-visiting Miss Rumphius with new activities!
I may be a few days late, but I certainly didn’t want to miss the opportunity to wish one of my favorite authors, Jan Brett, and Happy Birthday (even if it is belated!). Though I am a huge fan of all of Jan’s books, this particular one has a special place in my heart; The… Read More Happy Birthday to Author Jan Brett!
If this image doesn’t reach out and capture your imagination, I don’t know what will…. From the moment we picked up this book we embarked on a journey through a magical China with a girl named Minli who was looking to change her families fortune. This Newbery Honor book features magic, adventure, friendship, and even… Read More Where The Mountain Meets The Moon by Grace Lin
This time of year brings out the travel and adventure bug in me 🙂 Gone-Away Lake by Elizabeth Enright, is a delightful, beautifully written story, and one of those books that stirs my desire to explore. Summer has a magic all its own in Elizabeth Enright’s beloved stories about two children and their discovery of a… Read More Gone Away Lake #bookreview and Pretend-Playing Your Own Mini-Mystery