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IMWAYR: Revisiting Smoky Night by Eve Bunting

Several weeks ago, I was upset that the news carried stories about devastation from hurricanes, but not the wildfires in Montana. This week fires have destroyed beautiful parts of California, and people are left with nothing. 239 more words


They All Saw a Cat - Brendan Wenzel

They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzell is a simple, elegantly constructed book of contrasts as shown through the variety of art styles and the various topics covered. 551 more words

Art Worth Millions

On May 4th, I posted a blog about the 2017 Caldecott Medal Award winner, Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. You can see it… 133 more words


through my fingers.

maurice sendak’s

“where the wild things are”

was initially pitched as

 “where the wild horses are”

his editor loved the pitch but

sendak could not draw horses… 37 more words


A Chair for My Mother

Williams, Vera B. A Chair for My Mother. New York: Greenwillow Books, 1982.

Happy Mother’s Day! I am home with my family today.  I feel surrounded by love.  290 more words

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