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 […]
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.
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 […]
If animals kissed like we kiss good night . . . . . . they would all have their own unique bedtime rituals, much like human parents and children. This is a beautiful book for parents and little ones to share at bedtime. Sweet (but not sappy), gentle rhyming descriptions of how different animal […]