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Mercer Mayer

Most of you will recognize Mercer Mayer from his prolific critter books (a childhood staple), but he has many gorgeously lavish, touching illustrations in his portfolio. 6 more words


John Bellairs' Gothic Mysteries for Kids

One of the perks of working at a bookstore is that one usually finds like-minded souls to share one’s literary interests with. One such person for me, is my friend Denise. 761 more words

Children's Books

5 Books That Changed My Life

I just got back from a little summer vacation in the tiny, sleepy, hot-as-hell, artistic town of Marfa, TX. The trip afforded me lots of free time, especially because the WiFi in the casita where my beau and I were staying was not the best (which was decidedly for the best). 1,765 more words


March 6 - Dentist's Day

About the Holiday

Most of us visit our dentist twice a year, but amid all the whirring and brushing and spitting do we thank them for keeping our teeth healthy?  352 more words

Picture Book Review

Going to the Firehouse by Mercer Mayer

1. Great Stimuli for Fire Fighter Pretend Play

This book contains a basic information about fire fighters’ attire, equipment to fight the fire, and safety tips. 453 more words

Me & My Flying Machine

Written by Marianna Mayer, Illustrated by Mercer Mayer Parents Magazine Press, 1971

Last summer I discovered an old barn. It was full of great things.

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Other Books

Best Picture Books of 2015

I can’t help but jump on the Best Books bandwagon (every time I use a cliche I can feel my former MFA writing teacher cringing, but sometimes I just can’t help myself!) and this list is for my favorite picture books of the year. 607 more words