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New discovery in Newbery week

October 17, 2020

In February, in the week that the Caldecott and Newbery books were announced and Valentine’s Day was a smidge away, I discovered this love of a book, In a Jar by Deborah Marcero. Llewellyn collects buttercups, heart-shaped stones and sky read more »


Pandemic Reading Relief

October 11, 2020

Any one who knows me, knows I’m a slow reader who avoids long books. But I’ve recently discovered a new author who can engage me, even in the midst of the reading-challenging pandemic! Proof? I leapt right from completing Alix read more »


A Miracle Book

September 13, 2020

Last week I fell in love with Sophie Blackall’s new book. Watch my raves below, see some of the amazing illustrations and the awe it can inspire.         You, too, can own Sophie Blackall’s new book by read more »


Lucy Knisley’s Perfect Book for New Families

December 22, 2019

  This is a perfect book to give new families. Order your copy by clicking on the IndieBound link below:   Gotta minute? That’s only my “longer” take on this book lasts!