Monthly Archives: February 2016

Moe the Dog In Tropical Paradise: The Perfect Winter Read!

Moe the Dog In Tropical Paradise by Diane Stanley was my #1 winter book I adored to read in storytime as a librarian – but today, I took it apart as a kids lit author… And found myself smiling. Librarian’s … Continue reading

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Thank God for Lent: Goodbye Southpaw (For Now!)

People always say: Give up food, TV, etc. for Lent! With Celiac Disease, I already have nothing really exiting to eat in my life, I’m already off TV and  I don’t drink Mountain Dews anymore… So what am I giving … Continue reading

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I Heart You

Susanna Leonard Hill  : thank you for the opportunity to enter the Valentine’s Day contest for children (ages 12 and down) – with the goal of 214 words tops and someone must be grumpy. I took that goal and told a … Continue reading

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It’s Pancake Day: Best book?

It’s Pancake Day! Book review for today… The best children’s book on pancakes is… Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle. A boy, Jack, awakens and he’s hungry. He wants a BIG pancake for breakfast, but there’s a sequence of activities that … Continue reading

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Gail Gibbons Nails It! Happy Groundhog Day!

Learning to do this type of video review with story, but until then: Debra Diegmann rocks. Here is my pick for the week, GOUNDHOG DAY by Gail Gibbons. My comment: Gail Gibbons has been writing for children for years, but … Continue reading

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