The 1945 Newbery Honor book by Eleanor Estes holds a place in classic children’s literature.
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar & Six More Seven stories of fantasy and fun by the fantastic Roald Dahl: The Boy Who Talked With Animals – in which a stranded sea turtle and a small boy have more in common than meets the eye. The Hitchhiker – proves that in a pinch a professional pickpocket can… Continue reading Roald Dahl Short Stories
Award winning book by E.B. White tells the tale of an unlikely friendship between a pig and a spider. The classic book has been in many classrooms for years because of its lovable characters, and relationships between animals and humans. The Arable family has a litter of pigs, one of which they deem a runt. … Continue reading Charlotte’s Web
Robert McCloskey’s Make Way for Ducklings is an essential picture book. Written and illustrated by McCloskey, it won the 1942 Caldecott Medal for illustrations. The book is still popular and has been constantly in print since its first publication. In fact, Boston has dedicated small statues to the ducks. The story of Mr. and Mrs. Mallard is… Continue reading Make Way for Ducklings
South by Patrick McDonnell is hands down, a book that should be on every child’s bookshelf. It is a quiet and powerful tale of friendship with beautiful illustrations. McDonnell is well known for his cartoon illustrations of Mutts and The Gift of Nothing. I was unfamiliar with him but picked up this picture book, South, on a… Continue reading South by Patrick McDonnell