The Mermaid Atlas: Merfolk of the World

Got this gem over the long weekend and delightfully skipped it to the very top of my book stack. I tried to think of a new catchphrase but, alas, I don't have one. Mermaids before ______? Anything not mythical for sure. Here is a shot of the contents: If you require an elementary primer on … Continue reading The Mermaid Atlas: Merfolk of the World

Book Review: How Winston Delivered Christmas

Shop your local indie bookstore From the publisher: When a mouse named Winston finds a lost letter addressed to Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, he sets off an unforgettable journey to personally deliver the letter to Santa! How Winston Delivered Christmas is a heart-warming story, organized in twenty-four and a half chapters, to share during the countdown … Continue reading Book Review: How Winston Delivered Christmas

Book Review: Between Worlds Folktales of Britain and Ireland

Shop your local indie bookstore You'll be waiting until October for this gem. I already pre-ordered it for our mythology section at home. It's not on Kindle, but you'll want it as a book anyway. I'd say it's just scary enough (spooky is a better term for most of the short stories) for kids that … Continue reading Book Review: Between Worlds Folktales of Britain and Ireland

September Kid’s Book Round Up

This is so cool! First up we've got a ginormous book/fold out timeline that'll look awesome on your wall all the while making you and your kids a bit smarter. Smithsonian teamed up with Sarah Albee and William Exley to give you the North American historical timeline you never knew you needed. Maybe you did … Continue reading September Kid’s Book Round Up

Mary Wears What She Wants: A Book Review

This picture book biography took me by surprise. I mean that even though the author graciously offered me a review copy, I wasn't expecting to be so blown away by a picture book! I'll admit to being pretty excited about the author offering to inscribe it to my own daughter, also named Mary, who has … Continue reading Mary Wears What She Wants: A Book Review