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Toddler Book Talk: An Interview

I’ve tried my best to pass on my love of reading to my daughter. We have books all over the house, we make frequent trips to the library, and we read lots of books at bedtime because this kid doesn’t need sleep like the rest of us do! 586 more words


1942: The Man Who Lost his Head

Claire Huchet Bishop: The Man Who Lost His Head (1942); illustration by Robert McCloskey.

Book Review: Homer Price

I must have been writing this review in my head while reading this book, because I feel like I already wrote it. I looked on the blog, I looked in the blog drafts, and I even searched through my Word file. 418 more words


La Passeggiata

A passeggiata is the Italian tradition of a gentle stroll taken around the neighbourhood after dinner.   It’s also a vital part of the “Always Hungry?” 918 more words


Good Books for... Catholic 4 and 5 Year Olds

At age 4 to 5, starting preschool, children still love picture books, so most of my choices are in this category. But I also include some chapter books with few pictures to introduce children to the idea of simply listening to a story without visual stimulation. 1,543 more words

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Good books for.... Catholic 2 to 3 year olds

At two to three years old, children have a longer attention span and a greater appreciation for detailed illustrations. There are so many wonderful books for this age! 612 more words

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Make way!

It’s the 75th anniversary of the wonderful children’s book, Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey.

In honour of the anniversary of this classic story set in Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston is exhibiting… 127 more words

Boston Garden