Children's book reviews

Charlotte and I spent a huge chunk of yesterday afternoon perusing the children’s section of the library.  We pulled up a bean bag and I just let her bring books to me as they caught her fancy. This is one of →MORE...

It’s been awhile since I featured any books here and my only excuse is that we’ve been busy.  But you know what they say about excuses – THEY ALL STINK – so I guess it’s time to just move on and →MORE...

This week is National Library Week, a celebration hosted by the American Library Association.  As such, Steph asked me a couple weeks ago to contribute to Offbeat Mama by writing a post about libraries.  She left it pretty open-ended.  So I →MORE...

Lately, I’ve been trying to branch out into poetry with Charlotte.  With the notable exceptions of Pablo Neruda and Ezra Pound, I’m not really a huge fan of poetry, so this has been a challenge for me. One of the books →MORE...

Today’s book = The Growing Story, written by Ruth Krauss and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.  (I believe the original illustrations were done by Phyllis Rowand, but I have never seen one of the vintage copies.) An oldie, but a goodie, this →MORE...