Summer’s can be filled with a lot of “I’m bored” and “there’s nothing to do”. Always having amazing books around is a great response to these comments and to avoid the summer slide. We’ve put together our Summer Reading Ideas for Kids sheet to help you and your kids discover new books, log the ones […]
I have a hard time passing by a bookstore, especially a used one with a children’s section, without going in to see what they have and the other weekend was no exception. Sterling and I went to our local farmers market and there is a great little used bookstore on the same street so in […]
Saturday mornings mean different things to different people. To some people it means the chance to sleep in. To others it’s the time to lounge around in your PJs and watch cartoons. Around here it means it’s time for pancakes. We take our pancakes pretty seriously around here. We cook them together. We eat them […]
Congratulations to our National Read a Book Day winners! Yes winners. We love sharing the joy of winning so much we are sending books to two lucky moms. Congratulations Jessica L and Sherri C! Your books will be arriving shortly.
It’s National Read a Book Day! To celebrate I am giving away one of the three books in the picture below (winner’s choice). Here’s how to enter: – Fill out my reader’s form about your reader (if you already have skip this step): Reader’s Form – Head over to The Bookakery’s FB page and click like: The […]
“Cows that type. Hens on strike. Whoever heard of such a thing?” And so goes the antics of the animals on Farmer Brown’s farm. Never have there been farm animals so smart, witty and conniving as Duck and his friends. Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type and Giggle, Giggle, Quack were instant favorites in […]
This post does include links to purchase these books. Please read our Disclaimer for more information. Having a toddler who loves learning his letters has made me grateful for so many great alphabet books. These are a few of our favorites: B is for Bedtime B is for Bedtime by Margaret Hamilton and illustrated by […]
There are a lot of places that I go to find great books: bookstores, libraries, book clubs, the Minneapolis-Saint Paul airport. Minneapolis-Saint Paul airport? Yes, you read that right. Sometimes you can find amazing books in the least likely of places and that is exactly what happened on my last business trip. I had a […]