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10 Dark, Creepy Children's Books Every Kid Should Read

Amazon’s editors released their picks for “100 Children’s Books to Read in a Lifetime” this week. While no one’s knocking Babar or Harry Potter, the list felt like it was missing some of our favorite strain of children’s lit: the creepy kind. 737 more words


Neil Gaiman - The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Review

Neil Gaiman, ‘ The Ocean at the End of the Lane’ – Review by Stuart Cross

– ISBN 978-1-4722-0034-1

Neil Gaiman is on the Internet’s high score list. 504 more words



One of my first and favourite summer activities is to dig in to the backlog of books I have piled up during the busy-ness of the school year. 577 more words


Musical Monday: Best Day of My Life by American Authors

For my kids’ birthdays, I create a CD of their favorite songs for the year.  This is one my daughter recently chose for her 9th birthday CD and to me it captures her spirit. 411 more words


Emotional Interview - Maurice Sendak, Author of Where the Wild Things Are

This is a 5 minute snip of an audio interview with Maurice Sendak by Terry Gross. In this animated audio clip, he shares several poignant views on life just a year before his passing. 15 more words


Where the Wild Things Are

You may be wondering where I have been since my last post. Well, a few months ago my room transformed into a jungle, and I sailed to an island inhabited by wild things.  283 more words