This year marks the 50th anniversary of the beloved Roald Dahl book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Like most families reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, we were mesmerized and enchanted by the adventure into Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. As my family closed the book for the third time on Charlie and… Read More 50 Years of Charlie: A Celebration of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The official Read an E-Book Week may be almost over, but we are taking advantage of the month-long version to celebrate the beauty and benefits of today’s children’s e-books. First, a bit about this unique event: First conceived by author Rita Toews more than nine years ago as a response to the stagnant acceptance of… Read More Let’s Celebrate Read an eBook Week!
Happy February! February is such a busy month for a variety of reasons. We have Valentines Day, International Book Giving Day, Lincoln’s birthday, and also President’s day. But the event we are most excited about is one we created! With the winter doldrums kicking in and families getting restless from being trapped indoors, we… Read More February is Family Book Festival Month!
I couldn’t have known it would come to all this when we found that note by W.W. inside an old book at the yard sale: From there the adventure began into one of our all time favorite books, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory“. Chapter by chapter we explored the world of Willy Wonka. What… Read More Wonkalicious
We are SO excited!!! The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has won a bronze medal in the E-Lit Book Awards in the Juvenile/Young Adult Non Fiction Category! The fourth annual eLit Awards are a global awards program committed to illuminating and honoring the very best of English language digital publishing entertainment.… Read More The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Wins An Award!
We’re all ready for the holidays ahead. We hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season. Now that everything’s finished and we’re just awaiting the big day, I had a little fun making this “Charlie” video. Hope you enjoy it. Today, we’ve learned that the Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory… Read More A Very Fun Holiday Video
What a wild, magical, crazy week last week was for Jump Into a Book and Audrey Press! To recap quickly, we had a huge and highly successful giveaway for a Nook, offered a special deal on our Fox Diaries book, and one of our other books (The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)… Read More And the Winner IS…..