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Picture Book Review: Dangerously Ever After by Dashka Slater

[2013 Update: (see original review below) Now that this book is age-appropriate for my daughter (she’s now almost 4) she loves this book! My minor quibbles about the book are now gone. Clearly, she was just a little bit too … Continue reading

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Duck Sock Hop Giveaway Winner and Another Favorite Duck Book

It’s time to announce the winner of the giveaway! (drum roll please!) The winner is: Brianna! (I’ve emailed her already) Last week, after the NESCBWI conference, I was on a bit of a Jane Yolen kick. I love Jane Yolen’s … Continue reading

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Mommy Read it Again: Two Surprise Hits

This week we took home 5 books, and of these, the toddler had two rather unexpected favorites: Banana! by Ed Vere We have read this book just about a million zillion times. The toddler insists on hearing it over and … Continue reading

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Mommy Read it Again: Fun on the Farm

Last week’s library picks, as always, included multiple animal themed books and a Valentine’s Day selection. However, her favorites were a couple of farm animal themed books. Amazingly, neither of these books feature ducks or geese. Cock-a-doodle-hooooooo! by Mick Manning … Continue reading

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Mommy Read It Again: More Toddler Favorites

A few more library books my daughter loves. We checked out six books last week and these two have been the ones we’ve read over and over and over again: Babyberry Pie by Heather Vogel Frederick (Author), Amy Schwartz (Illustrator) I didn’t realize how much … Continue reading

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Agent News and a Silly Goose

First things first, I have news on the writing front: I have an agent! I’m now being represented by the Sheldon Fogelman Agency. Very exciting! It’s been a while since one of my Friday Library Trip posts, so I thought … Continue reading

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Friday Library Trip: From Boat to Beach and Back Again

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these posts. We’ve read a ton of books in the interim, (and actually we go to the library on Thursdays now, but oh well). Here are a few favorites: Tugga-Tugga Tugboat … Continue reading

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Friday Library Trip: Duck, Duck, Fish!

My one-year-old and I went on another trip to the library today! Today I let her do all the choosing. But before we get to the books from the library, here’s a book we purchased last week: Ducks Go Vroom … Continue reading

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My Favorite New-to-Me Children’s Books for 2010

Here are my favorite new-to-me children’s books this year, in order by author. Last year, I used Indiebound for this list, but for some unknown reason they deleted my account (?). Since then, I’ve been using Amazon Marketplace. Amazon.com Widgets … Continue reading

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Helping Make Doctor Visits Less Scary — Free Online Read-Along Stories for Kids at HANS

What many of you may not know is that I have an MD and used to work as a pediatric resident at the Tufts Floating Hospital for Children (on a side note–check out their video interviews with a few of their … Continue reading

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