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The Childrens' Shelf - 13 Months Old

Since I review books as I read them, you all already know what I’ve been reading. Reading to my son has rekindled my love of children’s books, and he’s at an age now where he has definitely started to express preferences.  419 more words

Children's Bible

Goodnight Moon

In the great green room, there was a telephone and a red balloon…

Sorry, I could just recite the whole book – including by Margaret Wise Brown and Pictures by Clement Hurd, without having to open it.   16 more words


In the game of hearts, “shoot the moon” means that you win by losing.

In music, it’s a song by Norah Jones. 

In books, the moon’s featured in many childhood favorites. 82 more words


The Little Island by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard

Once there was a little island in the ocean. That little island changes as the seasons come and go. The storm and the day and night change it.

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Picture Book Blog

Story Time: Our Top 15 Children's Books

Story time is a huge part if our day here at home. Between character voices, and inflection… It’s something both exciting and magical! We have 5 “kids” shelves that are overflowing with many different  titles. 717 more words


What Do Margaret Wise Brown & Georges Perec Have In Common?

Title:  An Attempt At Exhausting A Place In Paris

Author:  Georges Perec

Translator:  Marc Lowenthal

Publisher:  Wakefield Press, Cambridge (2010)

ISBN:  978 0 9841155 2 5… 1,026 more words


Goodnight, Moon…

Goodnight, Moon is a wonderful children’s book, written by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd, and published in 1947. Practically every child since at least 1950 grew up with it as a bedtime story. 172 more words