Fun Family Activities for Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Fun Family Activities for Mr. Pop

One of my favorite books as a child was Mr. Popper’s Penguins.  The thought of penguins living in the refrigerator and performing on stage always brought a smile to my face.  I was excited to share this classic story with my own children but I knew that just reading about these silly penguins was not […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Go to Story Time

10 Reasons Why You Should Go to Story Time

I hear it all the time… naps, chews books, can’t sit still, parking, weather, germs, I can barely get a shower…. No more excuses!  Kids should go to Story Time! And here’s why… 10. GET OUT OF THE HOUSE. This is especially important for new parents.  Even infants get bored.  Swap the scenery, try something […]

Free Printable The Library Adventure Bookmarks

Free printable The Library Adventure bookmarks

I recently made a set of bookmarks for The Library Adventure contributors to share with their friends, family, and anyone they wish. These bookmarks feature the cute kids (boys and girls) you see in all of our graphics and some basic information about The Library Adventure. I would like to offer them to you, our […]

A Day With Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking is perhaps my first childhood book friend. Pippi is the ultimate kid’s kid and free spirit. She is able to lift strong policemen, climb tall houses and trees, rescue children from burning buildings and adults from their boring chatter. Pippi lives all alone in a large yellow and pink house, her mother died […]

Review of A Crooked Kind of Perfect by Linda Urban

Cooked kind of perfect

Book: A Crooked Kind of Perfect Author: Linda Urban Published by: Harcourt, 2007 ISBN: 978-0-15-206007-7 Ten year old Zoe has a big dream – to play the piano at Carnegie Hall on a baby grand while wearing a tiara. Her reality is playing the hits of the seventies on the Perfectone D-60. Add in a […]