Picture Book

Holiday Gift Guide:  Pandamonia

Holiday Gift Guide: Pandamonia

Continuing our love of books for this holiday season, today we have a book that will have you and the kids laughing out loud. A rollicking, rhyming text filled with action and noise that begs to be read aloud combines with playful, energetic art, to make this one perfect for story time … or anytime! Join(…)

Science Saturday:  Good Night, Little Bot

Science Saturday: Good Night, Little Bot

When we think science in our house, we think robotics – we have robotic arms, robots, drones – you name it, we probably have it.  It’s probably why my daughter wants to be an engineer.  Our love of robots and robotics didn’t start with a kit or a physical robot, it started with characters in(…)

Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams – A Picture Book With No Words

Boat of Dreams How does a fastidious old man with bowler, umbrella, suspenders, and a Salvador Dali mustache come to live on a deserted island? How does a boy come to live alone in an apparently deserted city? Are they separated by distance or by time? Does the man dream the boy? Does the boy(…)

The Secret Subway

The Secret Subway

From an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little-known—and true!—story of New York City’s first subway. New York City in the 1860s was a mess: crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage. You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just cobblestone streets. That is, until Alfred Ely(…)

Captain No Beard Sails Again

Captain No Beard Sails Again

Last week we shared with you three more of the Captain No Beard books and this week we have 3 more.  These fun adventures by Carole P Roman fill our hearts and our treasure chest.  We just simply cannot get enough of this pirate and his crew.  Sail away with us on three more adventures(…)

More Adventures for Captain No Beard

More Adventures for Captain No Beard

We first introduced you to  Captain No Beard back in January.  We loved the first book that we read with this fun pirate that we just had to have more.  Thanks to one of our favorite authors, we now have our treasure chest full of  Captain No Beard with 9 more books to tell you(…)