Book vs. Movie: Esio Trot by Roald Dahl

Here’s our latest Book vs. Movie review… Roald Dahl’s “Esio Trot.”

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Kai's Reviews

Reviews: Mars Evacuees

Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall (HarperCollins, February 2015)

Alice Dare is going to Mars.  She’s not entirely sure she wants to go (even if she does want to escape the Muckling Abbot School for Girls).   568 more words

General Posts

Children Are Animals

Children are animals. Or I should say, animals are children.

I would know. I have two.

Animals. I have two animals.

Two dogs, that is. And they act more like young children than canines. 689 more words

Children's Literature

Embracing the bittersweet

Fridays are ‘mommy days’. The other days are Omie and Ena days, the grandmas’ days. Fridays are the days that mommy picks D up from preschool because I don’t work on Fridays…this year. 461 more words

Mommy Moments

Why Children's Books Matter

This is me and a friend with K. A. Applegate, author of the Animorphs series. Animorphs, Harry Potter, the Julie of the Wolves books, and Harriet the Spy are what made me want to be a writer. 981 more words

Writerly Things

boundandgaggedbooks reblogged this on Bound and Gagged and commented:

I wrote this on my personal blog, but, while I'm not aware of Animorphs being banned (though it would not surprise me), this seemed to fit with many of the things I have said on this blog, as children's books and YA are so frequently banned, often because adults do not think kids can handle mature or complex themes.

Why Children's Books Matter

This is me and a friend with K. A. Applegate, author of the Animorphs series. Animorphs, Harry Potter, the Julie of the Wolves books, and Harriet the Spy are what made me want to be a writer. 981 more words

Writerly Things

Book Review: Out of the Dust

Title: Out of the Dust
Author: Karen Hesse
Pages: 227
Rating: 3/5 – one frighting scene involving fire

This is not a spoiler free blog. 532 more words

Book Reviews