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Children’s books in words of one syllable

Monday, November 25th, 2019

We have listed here books for young readers — books which consist of words of one syllable. These books would be ideal for the beginning reader. Nursery Lessons in Words of One Syllable Alice in Wonderland Retold in Words of One Syllable by J.C. Gorgam History of England in Words of One Syllable by Helen […]

Peter Spier and People

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

You’re probably familiar with children’s writer/illustrator Peter Spier from his book Noah’s Ark. In fact, if you’re like me and look up Spier on Amazon, you’ll find several books you feel compelled to buy! The Star-Spangled Banner We the People: The Constitution of the United States The Erie Canal But the book I’m most impressed […]

Resource for your new school year — list of historical fiction by time period

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Ancient History (4000 B.C. – 400 A.D.) Luke’s Quest by Caroline Dale Snedeker The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw God King: A Story in the Days of King Hezekiah by Joanne Williamson and Daria M. Sockey The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt by G.A. […]

Alphaboat by Michael Chesworth

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Alphaboat by Michael Chesworth — you will LOVE this book!

Hans Bluedorn to give away 7 copies of the audiobook version of Archer and Zowie

Monday, May 13th, 2019

Hans Bluedorn is looking to give away seven copies of the audiobook version of Archer and Zowie to families in the US and UK. In exchange, he would like you to review the book on Audible. If you have kids in the 9-13 age range who like science fiction adventures, and audiobooks, send Hans Bluedorn […]

Favorite audio books in our family

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

My grands spend a good amount of time listening to audio books. Here are their favorites. Eric (9yo), Michael (6yo), and Ian (3yo) like: Winnie-the-Pooh: A.A. Milne’s Pooh Classics My Father’s Dragon The Trumpet of the Swan Mr. Popper’s Penguins Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book The Story of Doctor Dolittle Thornton W. Burgess stories about […]

Snowflake Bentley — Grammy helping with this week’s Five In a Row book

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Helping with this week’s Five in a Row book — Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian. This is the story of a young boy who long ago figures out how to photograph snowflakes using a microscope. E figures out how to photograph using the microscope. Books to read along with […]

Reduced prices on my collection of illustrated classics

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

More photos can be provided if needed. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley or; the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burroughs, in the County of Devon, In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth illustrated by N. C. Wyeth hardcover published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1920 413 pages 14 […]

Am selling my illustrated classics

Friday, January 25th, 2019

More photos can be provided if needed. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley or; the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight of Burroughs, in the County of Devon, In the reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty Queen Elizabeth illustrated by N. C. Wyeth hardcover published by Charles Scribner’s Sons in 1920 413 pages 14 […]

Sometimes we need to see ourselves from the outside looking in — free copy of Archer and Zowie

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

A theme that keeps coming up in Archer and Zowie is metamorphosis — something changing from one thing to something different. There are many things in Archer and Zowie that undergo a metamorphosis — from the microwave, to the penguin aliens, to Zowie herself. When I was writing Archer and Zowie, an idea that I […]

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