The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows is an enormous mug of comforting tea while sitting by a fire. It is a comfort read; it is a classic story; it is a tale for all ages. There is delightful humor with hilarious characters. The illustrations make the characters and world come alive. We chose the Ingpen version… Continue reading The Wind in the Willows

2021 MG Chapter Books for Middle Grade readers

Chapter books, or Middle Grade lit, is churning out great reads for 5-7th grade. Of course, recommendations are based on the author’s aimed audience, so some topics may be too heavy for certain readers. Be sure to check out the blurbs: In the meantime, I’ve been enjoying these 2021 publications: The Ambassador of Nowhere Texas:… Continue reading 2021 MG Chapter Books for Middle Grade readers

Classic Adventure Books for Fall

Railway Children “In this much-loved children’s classic first published in 1906, the comfortable lives of three well-mannered siblings are greatly altered when, one evening, two men arrive at the house and take their father away. With the family’s fortunes considerably reduced in his absence, the children and their mother are forced to live in a… Continue reading Classic Adventure Books for Fall

Brambly Hedge

This set of beautifully illustrated books by Jill Barklem are a classic for any bookshelf. They have been enjoyed by children and adults alike for the detailed, lush illustrations of life in Brambly Hedge. The story of the mouse community and their lives is delightful as they life, share, eat, and work together. The stories… Continue reading Brambly Hedge

Books Lists & more: Pinterest

Pinterest is still one of my favorite places to peruse and find great book suggestions & lists. I have been pinning for so long which makes my TBR list extra long! It’s also useful for finding activities for children, especially literary type of activities. One of my favorite boards is pinning great illustrations from vintage… Continue reading Books Lists & more: Pinterest