A September Poem

September The breezes taste Of apple peel. The air is full Of smells to feel- Ripe fruit, old footballs, Drying grass, New books and blackboard Chalk in class. The bee, his hive Well-honeyed, hums While Mother cuts Chrysanthemums. Like plates washed clean With … Read More.


Look! A Book!

I think Bob Staake hit a home run with Look! A Book! It's wild, it's zany, it's colorful, the pages have circles cut out of them to peek through, stick your finger through, whatever, and if you are a toddler...what could be better, right?! … Read More.


Mitchell’s License

I'm back, with another book that perhaps you might find helpful to add to your arsenal of bedtime reading. Mitchell's License written by Hallie Durand and illustrated by Tony Fucile offers slapstick fun for toddlers and parents alike. … Read More.


A Butterfly IS Patient

WOW!! Have I got a great book for you today. Do you have a little one who loves to be outside? Someone who is fascinated by bugs, lizards, toads, birds,and yes butterflies! Keep reading! … Read More.


I’m six now, and I am off to slay a dragon…well, maybe

Oh to be 6! and after a large breakfast, set out on the mother of all adventures...on your trusty donkey ... to slay a fire breathing dragon! So it goes for Henry, the very great grandson of King Arthur, that's right, you heard me, KING ARTHUR. … Read More.


When is Less…MORE????

Each time I open this book by I. C. Springman , illustrated by the talented Brian Lies, I find I like it MORE  than the last. And the scary thing is that I haven't even read it with my grandson yet. CAN NOT WAIT!! We are going to have so much fun talking about all of the stuff … Read More.


WHO Came To Tea???

I was so surprised when our little squirt came for a visit to find out that one of his most favorite books to read was one of his mama's most beloved books, The Tiger Who Came To Tea, by the well known author and illustrator Judith Kerr. First published in 1968, this book has … Read More.