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Christmas Picture Books


I love Christmas picture books.  It is nearly impossible to choose which books to read for the library Holiday Storytime.  Each year I pull about 15-25 favorites are read about 5.   192 more words


CREATORS | Charlotte Diamond Workshop

I was very fortunate to have attended a workshop on November 14, 2013 hosted by the the amazingly talented, charming, and hypercreative Charlotte Diamond.

On sale were some amazing felts, including the “made-in-Canada” Slippery Fish, above. 54 more words


PICTURE BOOKS | Oliver Jeffers :: Lost and Found

Another fantastic tale for children and adults from the talented Mr. Jeffers!

Animals - Farm

Picture Books I Read in 2010

Many of these books I read aloud multiple times for the children in my story times.  I put in bold the ones I loved. I underlined ones that kids seemed to especially like.  2,042 more words


Books I read in April 2010

Bargain Bride was a surprisingly entertaining novel about a very young woman struggling to survive in Oregon.  Babymouse: Queen of the World was cute story about a mouse gaining integrity but not as remarkable as I had been lead to believe.  439 more words


Prince Rabbit by A. A. Milne

Also “The Princess Who Could Not Laugh.”

I loved this book as a kid but couldn’t remember the name.  I searched lists of books by… 332 more words


Miss Potter (2006)

The life story of the creator of the Tale of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter.

This is a perfect biopic.  It gives you a sense of why she was important and how she approached her work and still included the human element.  207 more words