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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 […]

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 […]

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