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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 […]

Free Archer and Zowie by Hans Bluedorn on Amazon Kindle January 21-25

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

Hans Bluedorn is offering his new book Archer and Zowie free for 5 days on Amazon Kindle. “I wrote Archer and Zowie to be a book about friendship. Every little nook and cranny of the story is about getting along with people who are different than us. Being with people who are very different than […]

Five In a Row this week — Madeline

Sunday, January 13th, 2019

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans is one of the book selections in the Five In a Row homeschool curriculum and was last week’s choice for Daughter Johannah’s family. Here are a few of the projects they chose to go along with Madeline: Eric reading to Michael Eric and Michael making French flags Eric cooking French toast […]

New edition of Archer and Zowie by Hans Bluedorn just released

Friday, January 11th, 2019

New edition of Archer and Zowie by Hans Bluedorn just released. A sci-fi adventure for kids, written by an author of The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning. Use your imagination to travel into space with an evil microwave and learn the importance of Trash Day. This is a small, but […]

Resource for teaching English history to children

Sunday, November 25th, 2018

Our Island Story by H. E. Marshall — purchased print version Our Island Story by H. E. Marshall — free ebook version A child’s history of England beginning with the stories of Albion and Brutus through the end of the reign of Queen Victoria. published 1905 Ages 9-12 653 pages numerous illustrations The text was […]

More favorite read-alouds with the Grands

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Little Farm by the Sea by Kay Chorao Bats in the Band by Brian Lies The Restless Robin by Marjorie Flack Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-Travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans by Rush Limbaugh Angelo by David Macaulay Roxaboxen Alice McLerran Watching Water Birds by Jim Arnosky The Mountain That Loved a Bird by […]

Contest Time — win one of five signed copies of Archer and Zowie

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

This illustration is on page 22 of the book Archer and Zowie by Hans Bluedorn. Do you see the little arrow pointing at a star? What is the complete name of the star? Email bluedorn @ your answer to this question. Out of all the correct entries, we’ll pick five winners. Each will win […]

Hans Bluedorn — co-author of The Fallacy Detective — just released his new book

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Hello, this is Hans Bluedorn. The last two books I wrote were called The Fallacy Detective and The Thinking Toolbox. They taught critical thinking skills to unsuspecting teenagers. This book is very different. If you read it, you will learn absolutely nothing about logical fallacies or the school subject called “logic.” This is a small […]

More books by William Pene Du Bois

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Do you enjoy reading The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene Du Bois? Then try two of his other books. The Alligator Case The Horse in the Camel Suit

Some new favorite books

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Poodlena by E.B. McHenry The Little Snowplow by Lora Koehler Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement.


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