Picture Books

Is Your Daughter “God’s Little Princess”?

I know I'm in murky water here.  Early in my daughter's infancy, my husband and I began the argument: is our daughter a princess? Now ...
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Music of ‘The Little House’

Saturday happy: Just found out that folksinger/songwriter Caroline Herring just put a CD out called The Little House.  It's a retelling of Virginia Lee Burton's ...
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Brave Little Digital World

In Surprised By Joy, C. S. Lewis wrote about the flowering of his imagination at an early age--especially through books, which were piled up everywhere ...
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Easter Gifts 101: Last Minute Warning!

Easter is almost here, and while you could just pick a board book up at Walmart while you're getting the Paas dye, you've still got ...
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What Ginger Plowman Taught Me About Kids’ Books

Roughly three years ago, I read Ginger Plowman's book, Don't Make Me Count to Three.  It's a fantastic resource with lots of practical advice for ...
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*Dust Devil by Anne Isaacs

Dust Devil, by Anne Isaacs, Illustrated by Paul Zelinsky, Schwartz & Wade, 2011. Reading Level: Picture Books, ages 4-8 Maturity Level: 2 (ages 4-8) and ...
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Indestructables: Give your baby a taste for books!

You'd think a mother of triplets would have enough to do, but a few years Amy Pixton took the time to dream up and create ...
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Easter Gifts 101: Bible stories and The Story of the Bible

“I just ordered Happy and Honey, Bob Books set 1, and the Starfall readers—books you recommended—for Lois's and my African-American great-grandson. Could you recommend an ...
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