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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

Books

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

Books

Wildwood...

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

Quotes

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

Inspiration

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

Reflections

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

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