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Shackleton's Journey #nfpb2014 4/23/14

One of my favorite reading challenges this year is Kid Lit Frenzy’s Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge. Visit her blog to learn more about the fantastic diversity of nonfiction picture books. 612 more words

Children's Literature

10 Storybooks I Actually Enjoy Reading To My Children

Goodnight Moon

I actually never liked this one growing up. As a child I hated the color scheme. But I’ve grown to appreciate the lulling verse of Margaret Wise Brown and the slow night-setting illustrations of Clement Hurd. 214 more words

Housewife

Tom's Midnight Garden - Philippa Pearce

Thirteen! proclaimed the clock, and then stopped striking.  Tom’s mind gave a jerk: had it really struck thirteen?

For Tom – angry and alone – the stroke of thirteen brings an escape to another time.

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Happy Birthday, Mr Shakespeare!

Today marks the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare. Learn more here.

Moses Brown’s library is celebrating by offering the below available selections of related titles for a variety of ages. 612 more words

This Week In The Library

The Ragworts are Coming!

It looks like my little friends from Brokenfell Village will be in Twistedoak quicker than I thought! The teams at AuthorHouse have been outstanding–and I mean OUTSTANDING! 155 more words

Phillip's Quest

Review! How Did Long John Silver Lose His Leg?: and Twenty-Six Other Mysteries of Children’s Literature

How Did Long John Silver Lose His Leg?: and Twenty-Six Other Mysteries of Children’s Literature

by Dennis Butts and Peter Hunt

ISBN: 9780718893101

“…definitely entertaining.” 12 more words

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Coming Soon: Two Swans, A Story for Bedtime

Two Swans by Tara Andrews is a fun, fast-paced picture book for busy parents to read their toddlers before bedtime. In the story, two swans move through the day and get ready to sleep at night. Available Spring 2014.

Bedtime Stories