Category Archives: Childrens Books

Raggedy Ann in Cookie Land

Stacy here! Earlier this year I was out for a run.  I was winded and falling back on my mantra of “eating wind sandwiches.”  Just fill up on air, I can keep going… slice another sandwich… eat it up… Then … Continue reading

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J. Rooker, manatee

Stacy here! Finding a book at a yard sale is such kismet.  There are a lot of books at yard sales.  Mostly, I find a lot of book fair paperbacks that kids have outgrown.  Not that there is anything wrong … Continue reading

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Read your kids hungry

Stacy here! It starts when you get pregnant… worry about nourishing your child.  Eat this, not that.  Am I getting enough iron?  Avoid the caffeine.  Watch your sugar intake.  When your little bundle is an infant you can fret over … Continue reading

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Necks Out for Adventure

Stacy here! Necks Out for Adventure is another book on our shelf from a dear friend.  We’ve had it since JT was a baby.  I first tried reading it to him when he was about 3 years old, well after … Continue reading

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Stick

Stacy here! Friday was JT’s 9th day of school.  It was the second class visit to the school library and the first time they got to select a book to check out.  Now before you shame me for not already … Continue reading

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Bats at the Beach

Stacy here! In keeping with the beach theme as a farewell to summer, today I’m recommending Bats at the Beach.  Bats at the Beach was a gift from JT’s Aunt Jen.  The story is just enchanting.  It turns a family … Continue reading

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Mr. Gator Hits the Beach

Stacy here! You know those places that get into your soul?  A song, a smell, a certain color of nail polish will take you back to that place?  When you close your eyes to imagine serenity, you end up in … Continue reading

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Fortunately

Our copy of the book Fortunately came from a church rummage sale.  It cost about a quarter.  I think JT was just a baby.  But I knew that this was a story that we’d need on our bookshelf. In the … Continue reading

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If

Stacy here!  Together, JT and I read a very simple book titled, If.  There is an “if” phrase on one page, and a picture on the other page throughout the book.  Every image gives you pause and sets your right … Continue reading

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The Important Book

Stacy here! The important thing about a book is that it has pages with words or pictures.  You can read it.  You can share it with a friend.  You can read it again.  But the important thing about a book … Continue reading

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