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The Important Thing: A Beginning

What makes your heart sing?

I had just met a new friend, a potential mentor — the kind of woman who looks at you with a full heart, invites you to her table, and offers you a safe place to be open.   498 more words


Little Fur Family (Margaret Wise Brown, ill. Garth Williams)

Yes, that’s the same Margaret Wise Brown as in Goodnight Moon—and Garth Williams’s art may look familiar to you from the Little House books, … 433 more words

Picture Books

The Children's Shelf - 16 Months Old

At 16 months old, my son is enjoying walking (and running!), and exploring everything he can reach. While he is very active, he does still enjoy quiet time with books in the morning and just before bed. 351 more words

Children's Books

Leo and Diane Dillon

Do you have a favorite illustrator?  In this house, it’s Leo and Diane Dillon, hands down.  The married duo illustrated over fifty children’s books together, won back-to-back Caldecotts, and were the recipients of many other illustrating honors and accolades.   706 more words


The Runaway Bunny/ Margaret Wise Brown

Protective mothers do anything to protect their children and fight to stay in their lives. In this classic book by Margaret Wise Brown, the bunny mother does everything to be with her baby bunny when he tries to run away. 403 more words

PMA International

All the Little Fathers by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Marilyn Faucher

What a perfect bedtime story for a father to read to his preschooler. Even moms can join in the fun with the picture book, All the Little Fathers by Margaret Wise Brown. 167 more words

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Toddler Storytime, Thursday, May 21

Thursday, May 21 seems so long ago – after a weekend of camping in the great outdoors – that I hardly remember it now. There were a lot of my familiar faces, and all went smoothly. 629 more words