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Why a blog about Muslim children's literature?

Books, especially in the early childhood period, shape our understanding of our social worlds. Think about that for a second. Your perceptions, thought patterning, associations, beliefs and relationships, just to name a few, are informed by literature. 515 more words

Children's Books

“After Alice – A Novel” by Gregory Maguire

I don’t quite know how to categorize this book. I’d be inclined to say “fan fiction” but I’m quite ignorant about that, and this book seems to be more highly regarded. 186 more words

How to get Your Child to Eat More Veggies!

I can’t be the only parent who finds it difficult, and sometimes impossible, to feed my child vegetables!! Things were easy enough when she was a baby and she gobbled down spoonfuls of carrots and beets without a clue as to what they were. 407 more words


Children's Book Week: Kids' Lit for Lit Geeks

It’s Children’s Book Week, so I have a couple of posts featuring some of my favorite children’s books. Check out last year’s posts on the topic: … 597 more words


Rejection doesn't equal stopping

Following the lead of Ms. J K Rowling, I am posting a rejection letter. My first rejection letter. No, it is not in a boohoo, woe-is-me manner but rather a “Look Mom, I did it!” kinda way. 232 more words


The Cereal Killer

Liquor I’d never swiller,

but bowl after bowl of Special K I daily slay,

so you could say I’m a cereal killer.

Free ebook! Get first Sarah & Katy book for Kindle

It’s Children’s Book Week this week! In honor of the annual celebration of reading and children’s literature, “Sarah & Katy and the Imagination Blankets” is free all week via Amazon and Kindle. 62 more words