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THE MONSTER PROJECT, 2017 -#illusthursday

The Monster Project is a beautiful, pedagogic project that aims to help children recognise the power of their own imaginations and to encourage them to pursue their… 229 more words


"Flotsam" by David Wiesner

This will be a week filled with reviews of illustrated books and comic books. Putting it that way makes it sound like I’ll dump loads of reviews on here this week, but it’ll be just 3 of them. 445 more words


After Bologna, it's time for working!

Two weeks have passed since Bologna Children’s Book fair.

It was a great experience and I will definitely do it again next year. I met beautiful people and I had the possibility to talk with many publishers and amazing illustrators, in particular I’m so grateful to… 112 more words


Cry, Heart, But Never Break, by Glenn Ringtved (2001, 2016)

Illustrated Book
This is the second of two books I’m reviewing today on grief and death. They are challenging issues for any of us, and when children are involved, books can offer a way for adults to help kids grasp an understanding of death and accept the pain of loss. 211 more words


The Funeral, by Matt James (2018)

Children’s Fiction
This is the first of two children’s picture books dealing with death I’m reviewing today. Matt James is the Canadian illustrator who so beautifully created images to accompany the words of the Stan Rogers ballad, Northwest Passage, for a… 407 more words


50 Hikes with Kids - Oregon & Washington, by Wendy Gorton (2018)

Hiking with kids is one of those activities that sounds easy but is fraught with potential pitfalls. They get tired, bored, cranky, hungry and pouty, unless you plan the excursion with care. 348 more words