(almost) Wordless Wednesday: Canelo picks his favorite book

(Photo: Shala Howell)

(Photo: Shala Howell)

When my daughter’s babysitter cleaned out her bookshelf, she very kindly offered The Nine-Year-Old the pick of her collection — including an astounding number of Warriors books by Erin Hunter. (Best babysitter ever!)

Faced with such riches, The Nine-Year-Old is having trouble deciding which book to read first. Canelo, on the other hand, knows exactly where The Nine-Year-Old should start. He’s had his paw, chin, tail, or ears casually resting on Secrets of the Clan all day.

Yes, Canelo, I did notice that that cat looks exactly like you.

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About Shala Howell

I spent two decades helping companies like Bell Labs, Juniper Networks, and a genetic testing company that was later acquired by CVS translate some of the world’s most complicated concepts into actionable, understandable English. Now I'm working on a much harder problem -- fostering children’s curiosity and engagement in the scientific, artistic, and linguistic world that surrounds them. The first book in my Caterpickles Parenting Series, What’s That, Mom?, focuses on how to use public art to nurture children’s curiosity in the world around them. My next book, Did Dinosaurs Have Belly Buttons?, is currently planned for release in 2018. In the meantime, you can find me blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at Caterpickles.com, chatting about books and the writing life at BostonWriters.blog, and tweeting about books, writing, science, & things that make me smile at @shalahowell.
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One Response to (almost) Wordless Wednesday: Canelo picks his favorite book

  1. Pingback: What’s The Nine-Year-Old reading this week? | CATERPICKLES

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