Sun is Falling, Night is Calling

Dusk’s around us, Night is near. Mama says, “Come snuggle here.” I am not easily impressed by simple bedtime stories. In fact, it seems sometimes that the simplest books are the most difficult to do well, because they require such thoughtfulness when it comes to word and picture in order to avoid trite cliches.  I […]

Bus-a-Saurus Bop

Early in the mornin’ when the sun is done a-snorin’, the boppin’ bus-a-saurus comes a-rippin’ and a-roarin’. Both of my then two- and three-year-old nieces and I loved this book from the moment we opened it.  It’s that simple: Bus-a-saurus Bop is the sort of book that you just can’t help but love. 

Pajama Time! and The Going To Bed Book

Get yourself set to pajama-dee-bop— it’s PAJAMA TIME!   One word.  That’s all it takes to illustrate the incomparable appeal of Pajama Time by Sandra Boynton. Granted, it’s really three words in one, but you get my point: I defy anyone, of any age, to resist falling head-over-heels for a book that includes the word […]