If You Like Peter Rabbit… Booklist: Bunny Books for Shared Reading with Children When I first heard of the 2018 live action movie of Peter Rabbit, I must admit to being worried, because I adore Beatrix Potter’s detailed and delightful watercolor illustrations. Peter Rabbit, himself is also an irrepressible trickster with that balance of naughty and […]
Quote: Never trust anyone who has not brought a book. Lemony Snicket Quote: Never trust anyone who has not brought a book. Lemony Snicket Also see Booklist: LOL Books to Laugh Out Loud with Your Children Booklist about Books for Shared Reading with Children Share your favorite book or reading quote here.
Quote: Sleep is good, he said, and books are better. George R. R. Martin Quote: Sleep is good, he said, and books are better. George R. R. Martin For more on George R. R. Martin see http://www.georgerrmartin.com/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_R._R._Martin Share your favorite book or reading quote here.
Quote: You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. C.S. Lewis Quote C. S. Lewis, You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. For more on C. S. Lewis see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._S._Lewis http://www.cslewis.org/ Share your favorite […]
Quote: “Classic” – a book people praise and don’t read. Mark Twain “Classic” – a book people praise and don’t read. Mark Twain Share your favorite book or reading quote here.
Quote: Sometimes, you read a book…John Green, The Fault in Our Stars Quote: Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. John Green, The Fault in […]
Quote: Neil Gaiman on Books and Reading “The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is…to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity. And that means finding books that they enjoy, giving them access to those books, and letting them read them.” — Neil Gaiman Also see Booklist about Books for […]
Author Spotlight: Sandra Boynton April 3, Happy Birthday, Sandra Boynton! Sandra Boynton’s board books were some of the first books my boys looked at, teethed on, played with, and listened to during shared reading times as babies and toddlers; and my granddaughters are carrying on the tradition. Her books are engaging, whimsical, and clever […]
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Booklist: Worms on the Sidewalk, Books for Shared Reading Ground Hog Day’s Punxsutawney Phil may get the notoriety for heralding the onset of spring, but to me the surest sign of spring is worms on the sidewalk. My mother is a gardener, so I grew up respecting worms and using gardening gloves to move them […]