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Pigs Pigs Pigs!: Children’s Books Featuring Pigs

Pigs Pigs Pigs!: Children’s Books Featuring Pigs

Confession: I think pigs are adorable. So today I come to you with a blog post filled cheek to jowl […]

Mar 14, 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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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 Focus: Petr Horacek

Author Focus: Petr Horacek

I discovered Petr Horacek a few years ago, and I instantly fell in love with his art, which is bright, big […]

Aug 31, 2015     No Comments
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Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

Author Spotlight: Angela Dominguez

  To continue an occasional series on Latina children’s book authors, today I want to introduce you to the work […]

May 28, 2015     2 Comments
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“Puss in Boots” at NPL

“Puss in Boots” at NPL

May brings the premiere performance of a new version of the French fairy tale, Puss In Boots, adapted by Mary Tanner […]

May 4, 2015     No Comments
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Creative Play and Literacy

Creative Play and Literacy

Here’s a reprint of a story I shared in 2012…   One recent afternoon, I listened to our three-year-old grandson talk through […]

Mar 26, 2015     No Comments
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The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

The Perfect Book for Your Child is Waiting on a Library Shelf

Sometimes the perfect book for the child in your life is right on the library’s bookshelves, just waiting to be […]

Feb 9, 2015     No Comments
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Hibernating with a good book!

Hibernating with a good book!

Winter is here and it’s a great time to read books about bears and hibernation! Which ones should you check out? […]

Jan 22, 2015     No Comments
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Seasonal Book Picks

Seasonal Book Picks

Blizzard by John Rocco Could Rocco have known that the Northeast would have a huge blizzard this year?  What brilliant marketing!  […]

Dec 1, 2014     No Comments
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