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5 parenting values we can learn from children’s classics

Earlier this year I unpacked boxes of my children’s books, not seen for several years and I found many of my old favourites. A nightly ritual began – our youngest would go to bed after a picture book, and my seven-year-old would race to our little blue couch to find where we were up to in the children’s classic of my choice. 456 more words

Children's Books

The staircase was a mass of rotting wood, carved with such cruel-looking mermaids that Mr. Jelliby was afraid to put his hand on the banister.

—The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann

Feathers fell from the sky. Like black snow, they drifted onto an old city called Bath.

—The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann

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Falling in love with The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann right from page one. The detail in the book design reflects the beautiful descriptions of this grim, steampunk setting perfectly.

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Celebrations and Inspirations

It feels good to be back on the blog! The past five weeks have been busy to say the least. Not only have I been settling into my new digs and working on a massive project at work, I’ve also been writing my second middle grade novel. 314 more words


Asher McDougal [[update 9/22 ]]

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Ooooh…Lord of the Rings music just came on my Spotify radio. Winning.

Other than that, very exciting progress with my fave little buddy… 330 more words

ARC: Good Morning, Superman by Michael Dahl and Omar Lozano

Kids love to play superhero. It is one of those age-old rights of passage to pretend to have the strength of ten men, run at incredible speeds, or fly high into the clouds. 428 more words