Monthly Archives: December 2012

My Favorite Books of 2012

It’s that time again! Every year I choose my favorite kids’ books, and this year instead of making my millions of excuses about how it’s hard to choose only one, I decided to pick one book per category. So here … Continue reading






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Picture Book Review: OH NO, Little Dragon! and Except If by Jim Averbeck

“Phooosh! Phooosh!” (My daughter after reading OH NO, Little Dragon! by Jim Averbeck) OH NO, Little Dragon! is an adorable and colorful picture book by Jim Averbeck (see his guest post). The story is about a young dragon who loses his “spark” … Continue reading






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Read it Again, Mommy: Shiver Me Letters by June Sobel

Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC by June Sobel; Illustrated by Henry Cole Let me start out by saying that I (usually) hate alphabet books. They tend to be boring alliterative lists (and I particularly hate it when people make … Continue reading






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