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He Can Talk to the Animals

Hugh Lofting, who created the Dr. Dolittle series, was born on this date in 1886.

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Bad Children of History #31: Audacious Andrew

Today’s tale, the unsubtly-titled “Don’t Blow Out the Gas,” comes from the June 1870 issue of The Nursery: A Monthly Magazine for Youngest Readers (Boston: John L. 212 more words


Book Review & Giveaway: Mary's Song by Susan Count

BeachBoundbooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the children’s adventure book, Mary’s Song by Susan Count. The tour will run December 12, 2016 – January 2, 2017. 873 more words


Publishers Open to Submissions

Is 2017 the year you’ll complete your novel/children’s book/picture book…?
Start the new year with some positive aspirations: here is a great list from Bookfox… 39 more words

Kay Leitch

My Big Obessions of 2016

As regular readers will know, I’m a binge reader.  I find someone or something new that I like and I gorge on it.  One of the big reasons my to-read pile never seems to shrink is because I’m forever discovering new series and then buying them up to read and ignoring the stuff waiting on the pile. 1,137 more words


It Must Be St. Nick!

Clement Clarke Moore’s A Visit from St. Nicholas, more commonly called The Night Before Christmas, is published anonymously on this date in 1823.