Author Archives: Susanne Whitehouse

Andrea Alexander and Danny Moore: Interview with the Author and Illustrator of Sports Biographies from Mascot Books

Many book ideas are born when an author sees a hole in the market that needs to be filled. Andrea Alexander saw a need for books about real athletes that were easy enough for reluctant readers.  Alexander and the illustrator Danny Moore, have created a series of sports biographies that are instant hits with young […]

What I’ve Been Reading (Oct. 2017)

My library book bag was full of great books this month! Happy reading! Infant & Toddler (ages 0-3 years) & Preschool (ages 3-5 years): Preschool (ages 3-5 years): Preschool (ages 3-5 years) & Early Elementary (5-8 years): Early Elementary (5-8 years): Middle Grades (8 to 12 years):

What I’ve Been Reading (Sept 2017)

School is in full swing, but I’ve managed to read a few winners this past month. Here are some great books to read. Preschool (ages 3-5 years) & Early Elementary (5-8 years): Early Elementary (5-8 years): Middle Grades (8-12 years): Middle Grades (8-12 years) & Young Adult (12 and up): Happy reading!

Storiarts – Get Wrapped Up in a Book

I found a website that takes getting wrapped up in a book to another level. Storiarts sells scarves with text from some of the classics printed on them. How cool is this? The scarves cost between $45-48. Here are a few examples. (clockwise from top left) Alice in Wonderland, Black Beauty, The Secret Garden and Frankenstein […]

What I’ve Been Reading (August 2017)

This summer has been jam-packed with activities, vacations and lots of reading. Here are my favorites from what I read in August. Preschool (3-5 years): Early Elementary (5-8 years): Early Elementary (5-8 years) & Middle Grade (8-12 years): Middle Grade (8-12 years): Young Adult (12+ years):

What I’ve Been Reading (June 2017)

When we go on vacation to Rehoboth Beach each summer, I love going into Browse About Books and plopping myself in the picture books section to read. I had seen The Boss Baby movie with my kids, but had never read the book. I also didn’t realize there was an equally as adorable book sequel, […]

What I’ve Been Reading (April 2017)

I’m so excited for the new picture book out by Drew Dewalt, author of The Day the Crayons Quit! The concept is brilliant and it is executed to perfection. Go read a copy of The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors as soon as possible. It definitely made it on my recommended list for April. Preschool (3-5 […]