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Kids Book of the Week: The Dead Bird - Margaret Wise Brown, Illus. Christian Robinson

Kudos to Harper for reissuing this profound little classic by Margaret Wise Brown. I remember this this book from my own childhood–bumping across it in the library and bringing it home. 426 more words


Snow What's Up?

Hello from a snowy East coast. I don’t have a huge amount to say, but I do have a huge amount of links, so that’s where this post will go. 814 more words

Goodnight Moon

Author: Margaret Wise Brown

Illustrator: Clement Hurd

My rating: 3.5 of 5

A little bunny goes through his nighttime ritual, naming the objects he sees and saying “goodnight” to each individually. 236 more words

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Recommended Books

So my little girl loves books. She got several for Christmas. She may not be able to read yet but she loves pretending.

Three of these books became my instant favorites. 438 more words


Where Exactly is the Great Green Room?

Goodnight Moon, in print more or less continuously since 1947, was a staple, not of my childhood but of my childrearing years. The child in question simply wouldn’t sleep without it. 112 more words

Holes, Moons, and Tea Parties

“A Hole Is To Dig: A First Book of Definitions” was the first book I recall reading. It spoke to me so comfortingly, both in its words and pictures, the sensation remains all these decades later. 688 more words

Margaret Wise Brown

Mini Review: All the Little Fathers

I rarely see children’s books that focus on the father, so I was excited to get my hands on this lovely book by Margaret Wise Brown.  116 more words