Good news for the immature among us (ahem)

Good news for the immature among us (ahem)

While I submit that no one in their right mind gives a kid a harmonica–even with a how-to book–I got the chance to poke around the Klutz site recently and there are definitely some cool new options from one of my favorite childhood mainstays. My favorite...
BookSwim – Like Netflix for books

BookSwim – Like Netflix for books

I used to collect books the way other people collect whatever it is they collect, but since having kids, my book-buying budget has been re-allocated to board books, and a trip to the library means sitting in a circle for story time. Then I found BookSwim, and I cursed...
To the moon, little adventurers

To the moon, little adventurers

It’s really nice to see a different kind of illustrator lend her talents to childrens clothes–one that seems more suited to a Caldecott winning book than a local flea market with the table between the funnel cakes and the guy with the batteries in the...
Definitely not your grandma’s book club

Definitely not your grandma’s book club

Giving the gift of bibliophilia just became effortless–certainly more effortless than spelling bibliophilia. Left to my own devices, I’d pick an assortment of books for a kid and wrap it up and call it good. GiftLit definitely makes it stupendous with gift...
Read A Book, Set A Record

Read A Book, Set A Record

Do you really need an excuse to read a great book to your kid? Probably not, but here’s a fabulous one, anyway: On October 2nd, in association with Jumpstart’s Read for the Record program, the children’s classic favorite Corduroy will be read aloud...
Help Me Rhonda!

Help Me Rhonda!

At a recent book festival in metro Atlanta, I had the pleasure of discovering Miss Rhonda’s Readers, a local company that creates phonetically-correct books for little bookworms. What’s interesting about them, other than the fact that you won’t find...
Why no, she’s not a boy. Funny you should ask.

Why no, she’s not a boy. Funny you should ask.

The first day of kindergarten is tough enough, but imagine little Yoon’s horror when a bunch of kids try to get her to stand in line with the boys because of her short hair. So starts the tale of Something for School, by Hyun Young Lee, a nice break from the...

Pin It on Pinterest