The New York Public Library’s most checked-out books since its beginning in 1895. Is it surprising that several are picture books? Click here. Did you know that the New York Public Library has 92 branches?
Don’t you hate it when your little ones are sick? And don’t you hate it when they feel much better and want to be up & busy, but can’t? What do you do—read to them all day? Or let them have perpetual screen time?… Continue Reading “Sick Days Fun Box”
Today’s title isn’t for your kids–it’s for YOU, parents. I am ashamed to admit I was a yelling parent. I hated myself for it each time I lost control and yelled at my kids. My mother was a yeller. Her mother was a yeller.… Continue Reading “STOP THAT YELLING!”
Another picture book (almost) review by Jean Matthew Hall Seashells, Crabs and Sea Stars is a nonfiction picture book plus more. It was written by Christiane Kump Tibbits and illustrated by Linda Garrow. It was published by Northwords Press in 1996. Sadly Northwords Press… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review-Seashells, Crabs and Sea Stars”
Another picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall. The picture book Hot City by Barbara Joosse was published in 2004 by Philomel. It was illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. In the summer many of us turn our thoughts toward beaches, pools, parks and lakeside… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review–Hot City”
Another Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall Time for another picture book about having fun in the summer. Around Our Way on Neighbors’ Day was written by my friend, Tameka Fryer Brown. It was illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb, and published by Abrams in… Continue Reading “Picture Book Review–Around Our Way On Neighbor’s Day”
Another Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall It is summer in my area. So, I’ve decided to review picture books about summer fun. I’ve tried to choose books about a variety of places and fun activities. Let’s dive in! The View at the… Continue Reading “Summer Picture Books–The View at the Zoo”