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{Giveaway} Charlie and Lola Set

May 23, 2011
Happy Monday! I absolutely adore spring weekends and this one was great: we met …read more

The Best New Books for Spring

March 30, 2011
These are the best of the best! I reviewed a ton of newly published books for …read more

The *Revised* 25 Best Board Books

March 3, 2011
The first rendition of the 25 Best Board Books was a huge hit, and I asked …read more

The 25 Best Children’s Picture Books!

March 2, 2011
If you’re just joining us (welcome!), we’re celebrating National …read more

10 Tips for Raising Readers

March 1, 2011
We continue our celebration of National Read Across America Day (it’s a …read more

10 Great Books about our Presidents

February 17, 2011
First and foremost, I need to wish a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the Running Man &#…read more

Brilliant Author Series: Amy Krouse Rosenthal

January 20, 2011
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is pure children’s literary magic. We were …read more

Great Christmas Reads…

December 21, 2010
Christmas is upon us and what better way to anticipate and celebrate than with …read more

The 25 Best Toddler Books

November 24, 2010
I’m up to my elbows in the kitchen today, so this is a post I’ve …read more

Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee (Giveaway)

October 27, 2010
Excellent news!  Chris Van Dusen, that brilliant author/illustrator behind …read more

The Best New Books for Fall…

September 29, 2010
These new picture books are sure to please your adorables. And methinks these …read more

Brilliant Author Series: Mo Willems

September 1, 2010
Mo Willems is just pure genius. His style is so fun, relaxed and witty that the …read more

History, Kids-Style

August 24, 2010
Today is for the older adorables who love history (or need to for school). Or …read more

Tickle Me Funny

August 18, 2010
These books are pure comedy AND always a hit at bedtime. What are your …read more

The Best Seven and ½ Summer Books

May 12, 2010
***My friend Melissa over at Imagination Soup wrote this post and I devoured it …read more

Brilliant Author Series: Tod Olson

May 1, 2010
I get all excited when I find books that get the adorables revved up about …read more

Brilliant Author Series: Chris Van Dusen

March 27, 2010
I have only just been introduced to Chris Van Dusen’s work by Dear Reader …read more

Brilliant Author Series: Dr. Seuss

March 2, 2010
Today, March 2nd, is National Read Across America Day! The National Education …read more

The LeapFrog Tag Reading System (Giveaway)

March 1, 2010
Happy Monday! To honor Read Across America Day tomorrow, we’re hosting a …read more

Creating a Reading Center…

February 2, 2010
Just as I realized my adorables weren’t reading throughout the day, it …read more

Celebrating the Great Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2010
We celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday this Monday and these …read more

Lovely Christmas Reads…

December 22, 2009
There’s almost nothing I cherished more as a kid than reading our …read more

Math is FUN!

October 7, 2009
These books really make learning about math interesting and entertaining. I …read more

Wicked: The Pop-Up Book (Giveaway!)

October 5, 2009
The stunning new pop-up book , Wicked: The Musical by Greg Call,  just hit …read more

Warms My Heart…

October 3, 2009
One of the many perks of this website is that I get to try stuff out.  I’…read more


September 17, 2009
If you are looking for ways to inspire your budding scientist, take a good look.…read more


September 10, 2009
The following books are among my very favorites (you’ll see several again …read more

Get on The Magic School Bus

September 2, 2009
I know you’ve seen these books before. Perhaps you’ve even seen the …read more

Brilliant Author Series: Robert McCloskey

August 24, 2009
There are some authors that deserve a prominent place in your home library. …read more

Books That Make Us Better

August 13, 2009
This world would be so much easier to navigate if we all remembered to treat …read more

Brilliant Author Series: Cheryl Harness

August 6, 2009
I need to disclose that I love U.S. History.  Eat it up.  Devour it. And I …read more

The Girls Recommend…

July 30, 2009
These are the books that my girlfriends think are the best. They are the best …read more

Brilliant Author Series: David Small

July 25, 2009
So I called this the “Brilliant Author Series” and David Small is …read more

My Case for Paperback…

July 11, 2009
I encourage you to buy paperback books instead of hardcovers. Here’s why: …read more

The 25 Best Board Books Ever

July 7, 2009
That’s quite a claim isn’t it? I’m up for the challenge. Let …read more

Proud To Be An American…

July 1, 2009
Oh how I love these United States. With the Fourth of July around the corner, …read more

Ahoy there matey! Pirate books rock.

June 24, 2009
On the heels of our raucous good time at the Pirate Festival, we’ve been …read more

The Great Picture Books of Maine

June 14, 2009
Maine is rich with children’s literature.  When we travel, I like to …read more
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