Top 10 Children’s Books for Summer Reading by Dr. Shawna Della Cerra

This is a great season for reading. Your summer will be super fun with this Top 10 Children’s Books for Summer Reading. Whether you are on the beach, in the mountains, resting at home, or on the road, these books will make any day an adventure. n n n 1. Biscuits First Beach Day, Alyssa Satin Capucilli n You’ll enjoy reading about Biscuit’s first time …

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Animals are Everywhere in Children’s Books By Stephanie Morris

Why are there so many animals in children’s literature? nn Since the very beginning, animals have been part of the stories we tell—take Aesop’s Fables, Mother Goose’s Nursery Rhymes, and The Brother’s Grimm. In the 6th Century BC, a term was even developed to describe this human-like animal portrayal. Renee Runge at Kidpressroom explained Anthropomorphism as “the projection of human qualities onto non-humans.” nn So …

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Pets, Portraits, and Many Mediums by Lindsey Furr

Our pets play an enormous role in our lives. What better way to pay tribute to your furry best friend than with a unique piece of art? nn Whether you attempt to create something on your own or reach out to a professional, many factors come into play when deciding which medium to choose. After considering these points, everyone can find the right fit. Whether …

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A Western Wilderness of Words Turns into a Terrific Tall Tale

A Western Wilderness of Words Turns into a Terrific Tall Tale By Stephanie Morris What does the flim-flam man, Dr. Ducknoise’s Dumb Drops, Smart Syrup, and the folks of Flapjack have to do with Gus? For one, they are all fun words that Maxine Rose Schur, the author of Gullible Gus, played with to develop the tongue-twisting, knee-slapping story of the most gullible man in …

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Pssssst! Want to Know The Inside Scoop About The Cutest Fairy Book Around?

Pssssst! Want to Know The Inside Scoop About The Cutest Fairy Book Around? By Amy Despain Want to know where the Hair Fairies came from? Well, we did too. So, we went straight to the source and discovered some interesting details, rooted out some fascinating secrets, and even uncovered some exciting news. The original Hair Fairies children’s book came out earlier this year, but its …

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How many yawns does it take to write a bedtime story?

How many yawns does it take to write a bedtime story? By Lawley Publishing According to both author, Jennifer de Azevedo, and illustrator, Lindsey Furr, they did a lot of yawning while they created The Biggest Yawn Ever, the newest release of Lawley Publishing. Jennifer explained that while she spent time at a friend’s house, the hour got late and bedtime approached. She—being the expert storyteller …

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