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Family-Friendly Friday: Spring Animals Edition

My children are super excited about Spring coming. My daughter (2.5) loves rabbits and lambs and all things fluffy. For my son (5), it’s about having time off school in the Easter holidays and getting to run around outside after a long winter inside! They both love looking at books, with my son learning to… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Spring Animals Edition

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Family-Friendly Friday: Snowpeople Edition

Have a snow day any day with these books and short films featuring snowpeople! Books The Fox & the Snowman by Angela Muse (Author),‎ Helen Wu (Illustrator) This is a story of a lone fox and his journey through a year of changing seasons. He discovers friendship and family in this colorful winter tale. Available… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Snowpeople Edition

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A Guide to Indie Bookstores in London

by Olivia Gacka As a book blogger and Londoner, I spend many an hour hiking around the city visiting bookstores, admiring their shelves and forgetting real life even exists. When picking the store of choice for endless browsing, the ability to get lost in thought is essential and this often comes down to the interior… Continue reading A Guide to Indie Bookstores in London

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Attention Span: Playing Dead by S. E. Casey

Harry makes a momentary stop at the decrepit circus that has materialized in a field overnight. A labyrinth of circus tents like Dante's nine circles descends into madness. Sprinkled with commerce and corruption. A room of indecision, perpetually incomplete. Verbiage, exquisite and visceral; more eerie than terrifying. Starting out, it appeared needlessly wordy and rife… Continue reading Attention Span: Playing Dead by S. E. Casey

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Review: Argyle Fox by Marie Letourneau

In this picture book from Tanglewood Books, written and illustrated by Marie Letourneau, Argyle Fox just wants to play but the wind keeps ruining his fun. He's about to give up when Mama Fox tells him that if he thinks long enough, he'll come up with something. Argyle learns that sometimes you have to fail… Continue reading Review: Argyle Fox by Marie Letourneau

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Family-Friendly Friday: Thanksgiving Edition

Turkeys, Pilgrims, Family, and pie. All the best for little guys (and gals). Next Thursday will be Thanksgiving in the U.S., a time to spend with friends and family celebrating what we are thankful for this year and eating lots of yummy food. Here are some books to read, songs to sing and even a… Continue reading Family-Friendly Friday: Thanksgiving Edition