Articles by " Emily"

What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups

A recent book reached out and grabbed me at the bookstore.  I don’t read every education book that comes across the […]

May 2, 2016     No Comments
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Spring is here, so get outside!

Spring is here, so get outside!

Children need more exposure to mud, livestock, and relatives.      –  Allison Gopnik Warm weather has come to Tennessee (so sorry […]

Apr 11, 2016     No Comments
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Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Circle of Support for Pre-K Teachers

Do you have a child who will be going to pre-k or kindergarten next fall? Do you teach preschool or […]

Mar 7, 2016     No Comments
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It’s Leap Day!  Leap Into A Great Book

It’s Leap Day! Leap Into A Great Book

Leap Day only comes every four years, so let’s celebrate with books that feature marvelous leaps and jumps! Ready…set… Leap! […]

Feb 29, 2016     No Comments
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February Brings Legomania!

February Brings Legomania!

  It’s time to get those creative juices flowing. February brings Nashville Public Library’s annual LEGO® contest! This competition invites children and adults (in […]

Feb 1, 2016     No Comments
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2015: A Few Favorites

2015: A Few Favorites

It’s always difficult to choose the best children’s books of any year, for, I must confess, I love them all!  I have […]

Jan 27, 2016     No Comments
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Happy Holidays from BBTL!

Happy Holidays from BBTL!

We love using books for holiday decorations.  Enjoy.           May the peace of the season be […]

Dec 28, 2015     No Comments
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Masterpieces in Black and White

Masterpieces in Black and White

Simple black and white illustrations, in the hands of a true artist, can provide the most charming characters or deep emotions with just a […]

Dec 14, 2015     No Comments
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Gobble, Gobble!

Gobble, Gobble!

Turkeys are goofy creatures that make a wonderfully odd sound.  Play with your little gobbler on Thanksgiving with some of these […]

Nov 23, 2015     No Comments
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Author and Illustrator Focus: Elly MacKay

Author and Illustrator Focus: Elly MacKay

I have been making little paper worlds since I was a child. I used ink to make small drawings that […]

Nov 16, 2015     No Comments
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