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The Little House

Written and Illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton Houghton Mifflin, 1942 Awards: Caldecott Medal

Once upon a time there was a Little House way out in the country.

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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

One of my favorite books from my childhood was Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.

I recently ran across a copy of the book at the library book sale and I just had to take it home with me. 266 more words


Checking In: Newbery/Caldecott 2017

Yep, you read that right.  Travis Jonker wrote up a great list of some Caldecott and Newbery suggestions for his blog 100 Scope Notes on   161 more words


Where the Wild Things Are

Sendak, Maurice
Where the Wild Thing Are
New York: Harper Collins, 1963

To Elijah I wrote: “Every child needs a copy of Where the Wild Things Are… 687 more words

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Wild Rumpus

Wild rumpus starter, Maurice Sendak was born on this day in 1928.  Best known for his children’s book, Where the Wild Things Are (1963), Sendak spent much of his frail childhood in bed drawing neighborhood kids playing outside.   354 more words


Make Way for Ducklings

McCloskey, Robert
Make Way for Ducklings
New York: Scholastic, 1941

This is a book I bought for Baby Elijah’s library.  It has very special memories for me.   624 more words

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Boston Gardens

Look who was nesting in the gardens…

pushing forward time
elegant pair, beautiful
united as one

waiting patiently
mother and father exist
cignets chipping shells 12 more words