The 12 Days of Christmas by Robert Sabuda (a Review)

The 12 Days of Christmas

The holiday season is now upon us and I wanted to share one of my family’s favorite Christmas storybooks that we first uncovered at our local library, The 12 Days of Christmas by Robert Sabuda. This storybook literally brings to life, in 4-dimensional pop up images worthy of any art gallery, the retelling of the […]

Books for Young Disney Fans (a Gift Guide)

Books for Young Disney Fans

Do you have a Disney fan in your family?  Our family loves to visit Walt Disney World every chance we get.  The very site of Cinderella’s Castle makes us feel as if we have been transported into the pages of a fairy tale. Over the years we have read many of the original stories Disney […]

The Night Before Thanksgiving by Natasha Wing (a Review)


What a great book to read with your children during this busy Thanksgiving week! This book is in the collection of “Night before…” books that Natasha Wing has written. The reason I chose this book to review is because of how it’s written. It takes the familiar syntax and flow of the traditional “Night Before […]

Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham (a Review)

Recently, I read Lauren Graham’s debut novel Someday, Someday, Maybe about a twenty-something aspiring actress living in New York City. Frannie Banks wants to make it big in New York City, but she also doesn’t want to end up waitressing for years on end with no chances of an acting career in sight. She’s set […]

Books for Young Dancers {A Gift Guide}


Do you have a tutu-wearing girly-girl in your midst? If so, she will love the books in this gift guide. My little dancer has enjoyed many of these books herself. The Random House Book of Stories from the Ballet by Geraldine McCaughrean I read this book to my ballerina during a recent unit study of […]