Yesterday one of our picture books fell apart. We’ve read George Shrinks by William Joyce (Author’s website) so many times that it just couldn’t take it anymore. I sat there with the fallen book in my hands and thought what a waste to lose this book — the images are so beautiful. This inspired me to put some of the pages around the house. I’m rather happy with how it turned out. It’s […]
WhatDoWeDoAllDay.com & NoTwiddleTwaddle.com are hosting The Great Summer Library Challenge. We’re all signed up and looking forward to seeing what challenges they have for us. I hope you join, too. To read more about The Great Summer Library Challenge: Click here to read the post from WhatDoWeDoAllDay.com Click here to read the post from NoTwiddleTwaddle.com Cheers and Happy Summer Reading!
This past Thursday (4/25/13) was World Penguin Day. So I went to the library and checked out as many picture books I could find with penguins in them. Here are our favorite fiction penguin picture books (so far!). Baby Penguins Everywhere! by Melissa Guion Cute and active baby penguins + having a moment to yourself = enjoying baby penguins even more! Such a good book! My full review is here. ___________________________
Categories: Children's Books, Kidlit, Picture Books, Recommended Picture Books, Two year old loved, Uncategorized • Tags: A Penguin Story, All by Myself!, Antoinette Portis, Audrey Wood, Émile Jadoul, Baby Penguins Everywhere, David Small, Dieter Wiesmuller, Don't Be Afraid, Edel Rodriguez, Flight of the Dodo, Helen Lester, Jane Chapman, Judith Rossell, Karma Wilson, Little Penguin's Tale, Little Pip, Liz Pichon, Lost and Found, Lynn Munsinger, Melissa Guion, Oliver, Oliver Jeffers, One Cool Friend, Penguin, Penguin and Pinecone, Penguins, Peter Brown, Picture Book, Salina Yoon, Sergio Saves the Game, Tacky in Trouble, The Adventures of Marco and Polo, Toni Buzzeo, turtle's Penguin Day, Valeri Gorbachev
I’m new to blogging, but have quickly discovered some amazing resources and events online. One of them is the monthly Carnival of Children’s Literature. This month it is being hosted over at Brimful Curiosities. Check it out here: http://www.brimfulcuriosities.com/2012/10/october-carnival-of-childrens.html Janelle has done an amazing job of sorting and synthesizing all of the book reviews sent to her this month. It is very impressive. I read her blog often. She talks about a lot of great things and does wonderful reviews for […]