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Three Classic Picture Books to Celebrate Mother's Day

Mothers and books go together like milk and cookies. Some of my own favorite childhood memories include getting wrapped up in a blanket on the couch and listening as my mother read to me. 212 more words


Reading with Board Books

Reading with your child is one of the best activities you can do together. Reading can benefit a child’s development as each story you read together will introduce them to new sounds, words and letters. 451 more words

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Our Top 10 Favorite Children's Books

Today is Read Across America Day!  And if you are a busy momma like me, the only books you have time to read on a regular basis are children’s books!  720 more words


Is there some unwritten law in publishing that all nonfiction books have to have subtitles, as if the ordinary title isn’t enough? It certainly seems to be a trend, and while sometimes the subtitle gives you a better clue about the contents of the book than you would have had from the title itself, sometimes the subtitle can be a little misleading.   579 more words


Grey Sunday mornings

Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon taught my daughter the importance of being grateful every night by acknowledging the little things in life like “a little toyhouse and a young mouse” and the big things like the “Goodnight stars and Goodnight air”.  519 more words


What's in a Name?

Did you know Margaret Wise Brown also wrote under three psuedonyms? Timothy Hay, Golden MacDonald, and Juniper Sage.


The Dead Bird

When you hear the name Margaret Wise Brown, it probably brings to mind Goodnight, Moon, The Runaway Bunny or Big Red Barn. Some of her titles are a bit different though. 251 more words

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