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Happy Easter!

I hope the Easter Bunny tucked some books into your Easter basket!

The Easter Egg – Jan Brett

Hoppi the Bunny wants desperately to be selected to assist the official Easter Bunny, but when he looks at all of the eggs that are being decorated by his friends as a means of earning the opportunity, he questions his chances. He finally decides he will simply make an egg that he is proud of […]

Llama Llama Time to Share – Anna Dewdney

The Llama Llama books always provide an entertaining story. Llama Llama Time to Share is a sweet story that reinforces the importance of sharing. This charming tale would make a perfect read-aloud for preschool aged children.


The Museum – Susan Verde

I don’t think I can adequately express how much I love this book!!! The Museum is a terrific story that is masterfully illustrated. In the book a little girl goes on a visit to a museum and makes all sorts of wonderful discoveries. She quickly finds that different feelings are evoked by every piece of […]

Sky Color – Peter H. Reynolds

Sky Color is Peter H. Reynold’s latest work and is the third book in his “Creatrilogy” which includes The Dot and Ish. It is a wonderful conclusion to the series and focuses on the creative spirit in each of us. I always appreciate that Reynold’s encourages “out of the box thinking” in his books, and […]

Blogging Vacation

I will be on a “blogging vacation” this week in order to enjoy some extra special time with our daughter during spring break.

Meeting Peter H. Reynolds…

My all time favorite author/illustrator is Peter H. Reynolds. I love how he writes children’s books that can drive home powerful messages for children as well as adults. Our family had the delightful experience of meeting Peter H. Reynolds and hearing him speak about his work. For me, it was like meeting a “rock star”. […]

Humble Heart ~ A Book of Virtues – Amy Meyer Allen

Humble Heart ~ A Book of Virtues is a wonderful collection of short stories. Each story focuses on a specific value and features an animal as the main character of the story. Whether we were reading about Felicity Frog demonstrating joy, Lancelot Lion displaying courage, or any of the other animal friends, all of the […]