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 […]
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):
A dentist’s office in the U.K. has put up a “Where’s Waldo?” poster on the ceiling over the patient’s chair. What a smart dentist! Who doesn’t need a little distraction from the drill sounds and the poking and scraping when they are sitting in THAT chair?
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!
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 […]
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):
This gorgeous image was taken at sunrise on my last day of vacation. I set my alarm for 5:00 am and headed down to the beach by myself with a chair and my writing journal. The breathtaking colors, the sound of the waves and my stillness proved to be the perfect inspiration for a new […]
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, […]
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 […]
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