Libraries and story times

Sep 02, 2010
About two months ago, Charlotte came to me with a book in her hand.  She handed it to me, then held open her arms for me to pluck her up on my lap.  And then she began to flip the pages →MORE...

Donald loves numbers, which is probably how we wound up with no fewer than six counting books in our midst.  I do not love numbers, but of all the counting books we read to Charlotte, I have to admit that I →MORE...

Book! Book! Book!, written by Deborah Bruss and illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke, is one of a kind.  The book tells the story of a group of farm animals who find themselves bored when the children return to school.  Together, they march →MORE...

A couple weeks ago, a cricket found its way into my living room.  And before I tell the rest of this story, can I just pause and insert an IN MY DEFENSE right here?  Because when my husband tells this story →MORE...

Charlotte turns one today and in celebration, the books you see this week feature my very favorite picture book characters of all time.  World?  Please meet Stella and Sam, a pair of realistic, creative, dynamic, and fanciful siblings that no child’s →MORE...