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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

Happy birthday Margaret Wise Brown!

We read Goodnight Moon almost every night when my son was small. To this day, it is fresh in my memory. I can recite every word and recall the feeling of my toddler nestled in my lap as he fell asleep. 181 more words


Slice of Life: The Art of Leonard Weisgard

In Minders of Make: Idealists, Entrepreneurs, and the Shaping of American Children’s Literature (Houghton Mifflin, 2008), Leonard Marcus writes, “To those who worked in the children’s book industry of the early 1940’s, New York could seem as small as a fairy-tale village.” By the 1950’s and early 1960’s, many writers, illustrators, and editors of the children’s book world had moved to my corner of Connecticut, trading one fairy-tale setting for another. 318 more words

Slice Of Life

The Runaway Bunny—I Mean, Sheep

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Runaway Bunny—I Mean, Sheep

This week’s daily lectionary readings have a great deal to do with shepherds and sheep. 315 more words

The Good Little, Bad Little Pig! ~ Children's Book Review

The Good Little, Bad Little Pig by Margaret Wise Brown

Illustrated by: Loretta Schauer

Series: N/A

Published: Parragon Books, 2014

Edition: Paperback

Print Length: 32 pages… 385 more words


Rhythm and Margaret Wise Brown

Marcy Erb, a poet/illustrator turned me on to a poem this morning:

In Memoriam John Coltrane

by Michael Stillman

“Listen to the coal
rolling, rolling through the cold, 283 more words


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

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