Bookshops

Bookshops

This year has been a big year for books! When the world shut down, we turned to books for comfort and the power of stories. This season when you are looking to buy books you can help our indie bookshops by buying from them directly or by using Bookshop. Bookshop...
Scary Stories to Share Together

Scary Stories to Share Together

Telling scary stories is something people have done for thousands of years, for most of us like being scared in that way. Since there isn’t any danger, we think it is fun.”― Alvin Schwartz, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Reading on your own in the warmth of...
Vote in Kid Lit 2020

Vote in Kid Lit 2020

“There’s no such thing as a vote that doesn’t matter.”  Barack Obama These newly published picture books are a great way to start the conversation on the reasons we vote and why it’s so important. The election is just around the corner,...
Banned Books

Banned Books

It’s banned book week! Today looks different from the days when The Paper Bag Princess was challenged for being “anti-family”. The banned books in our home arrived because we love reading. Most are considered classics, and as I placed them together...
Literary Moms to Inspire Your Mother’s Day

Literary Moms to Inspire Your Mother’s Day

Mothers come in all forms and while these inspirational ladies are from pages in books their unconditional love and imperfections remind us what motherhood is all about. I have included classic books with characters like Marmee, the gentle listener who isn’t...
Read & Eat- The Food Edition

Read & Eat- The Food Edition

Presenting the Food Edition. Truthfully I don’t have editions but I’ve always wanted to say that. Switching it from Read & Make to inspire you with Read & Eat through these delicious picture books.  image from Apple Cake A lot, but not all these...