I love when reality and fantasy collide in a picture book. Today’s picture book is set in France in the era of Louis XIV, but it’s told from a completely unique point of view with an interesting plot twist.
Today a previous guest author is revisiting my blog with her latest book and it’s another fresh take on a fairy tale.
It’s time to announce another winner!
If you know me, this next revelation will come as NO surprise: I am a foodie! I love to experience cultures through new foods as I travel (even in the US!), and I LOVE to travel. Imagine my delight then about today’s picture book which is about food all around the world!
If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you know that I LOVE fairy tales and I especially LOVE fresh adaptations. Today’s story, “Moldilocks and the 3 Scares,” is a brand new favorite that I get to share with you!
It’s not quite Christmas time yet, but as we near the holidays I’m always on the lookout for a new Christmas book that captures my attention (and isn’t just trying to be commercial). Today’s Simply 7 is about a VERY cute Christmas book that I just had to share.
I was doing perfectly fine until this morning. And by fine, I mean I was so busy scrambling to cancel/rearrange/work/survive, that I didn’t have time to be afraid. And that’s not to say I wasn’t worried, because BOY have I been worried about so many other people (my mom, my TA, my friends, etc.). But … Continue reading Fear, Dragons, and Resources
The 100th day of school is a pretty big deal for Kindergartners and 1st graders. For that matter I’ve even seen 3rd graders celebrating the day in my elementary school. Yet for some reason there isn’t a great supply of picture books dealing with this topic. Inevitably you get a counting book (and counting to … Continue reading Simply 7 interview with Lynne Marie–“Hedgehog’s 100th Day of School”