This week, The Eight-Year-Old reads Mr. Pants: It’s Go Time! by Scott McCormick, I Survived the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 by Lauren Tarshis, Rescue Princesses #5: The Snow Jewel by Paula Harrison, and National Geographic’s Rocks and Minerals by Kathleen Wiedner Zoehfeld.
Our occasional round-up of the news tidbits that cross The Seven-Year-Old’s desk as well as a sampling of some of the books she’s been reading lately. This week, The Seven-Year-Old has been reading about tigers, elephants, bison, dragons, bullies, and girl detectives.
Our semi-regular survey of the tidbits that cross The Seven-Year-Old’s desk. This week, my daughter’s been captivated by a weasel riding on a woodpecker’s back as well as Tom Watson’s Stick Dog, Berniece Freschet’s Furlie Cat, and David Passes’ Dragons: Truth, Myth, and Legends.
Our semi-regular round-up of the news and books that have crossed The Seven-Year-Old’s desk. This week, she’s reading the news about the baby woolly rhino discovered in Siberia, as well as books by Patricia C. Wrede, John Himmelman, Jeff Kinney, and the top-notch storytellers at Marvel.
This week, The Five-Year-Old reads Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kelly Briggs’ Lighthouse Lullaby, and Natasha Wing’s The Night Before Kindergarten.
This week, The Five-Year-Old is reading Jack Prelusky’s The Dragons Are Singing Tonight, Mary Pope Osborne’s The Knights at Dawn, and John D. Fitzgerald’s The Great Brain.
This week, The Five-Year-Old read Jack Prelusky’s The Frogs Wore Red Suspenders, Mary Pope Osborne’s Dinosaurs before Dark, and Mary Norton’s The Borrowers Afloat.
This week, Daddyo read The Five-Year-Old John D. Fitzgerald’s The Great Brain.
This week, my daughter reads The Borrowers by Mary Norton.
My favorite book as a child was without a doubt the Burgess Bird Book for Children. I read my copy of it so many times I wore out the spine. Reading the book to my daughter has reminded me of how much fun this book is to read.