Tag Archives: Harper Collins Publishers

Presidents’ Day, “RUSH to MORE than sales today!”

  As we enjoy our day off school to celebrate Washington and Lincoln’s birthday, what better way to start the day than to read a short book sharing basic facts about Presidents’ Day in memorable ways. Before you rush to the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cat, “Growing Pumpkins While Growing Friendship”

Pumpkin Cat This summer, to our delight, we found a treasure in our backyard. The treasure did not come in a golden box or buried bag. No, it came in the form of a small, green sprout. Our son discovered the … Continue reading

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Fletcher and the Falling Leaves, “A Family Favorite for Fall”

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Fall means pumpkins, hayrides, Indian corn, candy corn, crisp autumn air, the changing colors of leaves and . . . Fletcher! We fell in love with Fletcher a few years ago when my son was five … Continue reading

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From Head to Toe, Clap Your Hands; “Wiggle While You Read”

From Head to Toe by Eric Carle Clap Your Hands by Lorinda Bryan Cauley Recently I had the opportunity to guest blog on Porridge. I wrote a post titled 7 Tips to Read Successfully with Toddlers. Here’s Tip #5- Select active books: Books that … Continue reading

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Plant a Kiss, “Endless Bliss”

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, a children’s book can have less than 100 and still be incredible. Hence the case with Plant a Kiss, an 85 word picture book that captivates kids. Our favorite part of the … Continue reading

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Fancy Nancy, “Favorite Females”

Fancy Nancy Tea Parties Our “Favorite Female” theme  for Kidsbook Friends this week would not be complete without featuring the Fancy Nancy books. My 6-year-old daughter and I love this girl and her friend Bree. Today’s particular book, Fancy Nancy Tea Parties, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, America! “Family Reunion, Fireworks, Fourth of July”

I’ve always wanted to watch the fireworks with family and friends while floating in a boat on a lake. I think that’s one reason why this book appeals to me since that’s how it ends. I also grew up away from … Continue reading

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