It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! Review and Giveaway

Back to school time is right around the corner for many families. My girls have actually already started. There are tons of great books about starting school and about kindergarten in general, so I'm not going to tackle that topic. But there is a part about preschool and kindergarten that kids really love - show … Continue reading It’s Show and Tell, Dexter! Review and Giveaway

Q&A with Ted Enik – Sticks ‘n’ Stones Blog Tour

Back this summer, my kids and I had a fun time reading Sticks 'N Stone 'N Dinosaur Bones. I saw this book as a must for the dinosaur lover and a great read-aloud. I could definitely see how this would get a classroom of kids talking about fact and fiction, competition, and the importance of … Continue reading Q&A with Ted Enik – Sticks ‘n’ Stones Blog Tour

Sticks ‘N’ Stone ‘N’ Dinosaur Bones

So starts the comical book "Sticks 'N' Stone 'N' Dinosaur Bones" written by Ted Enik and illustrated by G.F. Newland. This unusual book looks at the actual Bone Wars that took place in the late 1800s between O. Charles Marsh and Edward D. Cope. I had no idea that there was such a competitive nature … Continue reading Sticks ‘N’ Stone ‘N’ Dinosaur Bones

Inspiring Young Paleontologists

It's Wednesday and that means non-fiction picture book day. When I manage to get myself organized, I try to participate in this great link-up of resources organized by Alyson Beecher of Kid Lit Freenzy. This week, I'm sharing the book How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum. In this book, acclaimed author/illustrator Jessie Hartland presents … Continue reading Inspiring Young Paleontologists

Goldilocks – a tale of a chocolate-filled-little-girl-bonbon

What happens when you take Mo Willems and give him free reign on Goldilocks? The awesome book Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs. "Once upon a time there were three hungry Dinosaurs. One day - for no particular reason, the three Dinosaurs made up their beds, positioned their chairs just so, and cooked up three bowls … Continue reading Goldilocks – a tale of a chocolate-filled-little-girl-bonbon

for the love of grandma and a good museum

As I mentioned in my last post, there was recently a blog sharing event about picture books that I completely enjoyed. I'm still trying to make my way through all of the outstanding entries. Carrie Gelson of There is a Book for That posted a great list of books that showed connections across generations. I really enjoyed that … Continue reading for the love of grandma and a good museum