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Happy Birthday, Margaret Wise Brown!

Children’s author Margaret Wise Brown was born on 23 May 1910. She is best known for the books Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny.


Of Scuppers, Grace, and Making Do

A little allegory of the soul. Wherever it hides, God will find it.
~ Professor E.M. Ashford

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Of Scuppers, Grace, and Making Do

Dear Father, hear and bless thy beasts and singing birds,
and guard with tenderness small things that have no words.
~ Margaret Wise Brown

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The Children's Bookshelf: A 2 Year Old's Top 10 "Reads"

Time is flying!! I can’t believe my little man is 2 years old already(and we’re expecting a new baby in October so there’s even more excitement here!)  He’s reached a stage where his love of words and books is really starting to show, and I find it quite exciting. 825 more words

The Childrens' Shelf

Book Review: The Grasshopper and the Ants

This is one of my favorite Silly Symphonies (1934) and I have a few items of memorabilia featuring it in my collection. It’s a classic tale of industriousness versus laziness with the lead character, the Grasshopper, learning a sobering lesson… the hard way! 311 more words


ursula nordstrom

So we’re clear (and sorry, Mom), I’ve made up my mind to just cover my arms in children book’s characters. And apparently, I have  71 more words


An Ode to Spring

Spring makes my heart so happy. I thought I would share the season’s preliminary gifts from my garden. But first..

When my children were teeny tiny, they had a sweet little book that I loved to read to them every spring, “Home for a Bunny” by Margaret Wise Brown. 148 more words