Night-Night Sleep Night

Say “nighty-night”—it's animal bedtime all over the world! From the moose in Maine to a Bahama iguana, from the kangaroos in Australia to the pandas in China, sleepy creatures everywhere are ready to rest under blankets of stars. But before they drift into dreams, they send a special kiss to an adorable child—“YOU”—curling up in bed, too. Written in lyrical, … [Read more...]

Emma's American Chinese New Year

Emma was adopted from China, and every year she eagerly awaits the celebration of the Chinese New Year. She and her family observe the special holiday by participating in traditional customs and activities that honor Emma's Chinese heritage-all with an American twist. It's time to decorate the house, bake moon cakes, make Chinese lanterns, and ring in the … [Read more...]

It's A Small World

It's a Small World is a book created on the song of the very same name. It even comes with an It's a Small World CD. That being said, this is one of the few It's a Small World books I've seen that didn't make me feel the need to sing along with the story.  The illustrations in this book give the words a life of their own.  Each page perfectly shows the line … [Read more...]

True Life Funnies

I actually got this in an email and have to pass it on. My brain still hasn't recovered from Izeafest yet, so I'll be updating you on that awesome conference later. I wish Google Maps had an "Avoid Ghetto" routing option. More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can … [Read more...]