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Read Aloud Wish List

A couple weeks ago we spent a rainy day at Barnes and Noble destroying one shelf at a time. Every time we do this outing, I take mental notes on my favorites to look up on Amazon afterwards. 156 more words


Fun and Games: Book-Inspired Activities that Make Reading Come to Life

What’s better than you and your kiddos cozying up to a stack of new books? Using the pages as your blueprints to some awesome real-life adventures! 137 more words

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The end of the April New Books!

It’s the end of the month, and April is ending with a bang!  On this very last day of the month, we have some great additions to our collection.  604 more words


6 New Children's Books by Local Authors & Illustrators

Whether before night-night or for daytime downtime, story time can really make your kid’s day. And thanks to the great authors and illustrators that live right here in Chicago, it can be a delight for you, too. 82 more words

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Back to school - OK?

It will be September next week and nearly time to go back to school – do you hear groans in your house?

Better get those grey cells moving and warmed up for new classes later this month. 642 more words

Reading Inspiration

Using business skills to capture and retain the attention of children during storytelling

In this report, I’m sharing my recent experience of running a literacy, music and art workshop with young children.

My latest storybook, The Golden Gondola, is a wonderfully colourful book, illustrated by the talented British artist, Will Stevens.  1,073 more words

Reading Inspiration