Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury (A Review)

Summertime is a time of nostalgia for me. When I see my kids playing in the backyard, drinking from the water hose, eating ice cream on the porch, and creating backyard adventures, I can easily remember these same times from my own childhood. Do you remember racing down the sidewalk in a new pair of […]

Press Here by Herve Tullet (A Review)

Do you have have a time when you pick up a book that looks pretty cool and it becomes a family favorite? We experienced that with the book Press Here by Herve Tullet. What makes Press Here so special is it’s simplicity. The book is full of dots. Red, yellow, and blue. Each page you […]

The Train of States (a Review)

“The train of states is rolling by — rush to the window and watch it go! — The very first car? The very first state: — Delaware, of course, — followed by Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia … — fifty in all. — The caboose? Washington, D.C.! Look closely! What do you see? — State birds, […]

Tuesdays at the Castle (a Review)

  Long live Castle Glower! I loved everything about this story – the magical castle that grows new rooms, moves corridors and looks after its royal family; the trio of royal sibling who are kind, clever, and brave; the adventure they have trying to save their kingdom from a nasty usurper…it all works together to […]

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie (a Review)

I’m always on the prowl for a good mystery series. To be honest, I’m usually disappointed because the novels start to get formulaic or the premise just doesn’t hold up. However, I can usually look past the weaknesses in a series if, ultimately, I’m in love with the main character. Enter Flavia de Luce. The […]