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

This is M. Sasek

This is…. One of our favorite authors/illustrators! M. Sasek Miroslav Sasek was a Czech immigrant who traveled the world in the 1960s, and captured through illustration the sights, sounds, and smells of what he saw.  Full of bits of information, including history, famous landmarks, cultural activities and more! Delightful vintage illustrations Landmarks and Buildings Would… Continue reading This is M. Sasek

Recent Reads: Summer Fiction

I love a good Beach Read! I’ve been catching up on my Fiction reading lately, and here a few quick reviews! I’ve read Foley’s other thriller type books. Here’s why I like her writing: it’s fast pace, filled with great description, and not too gory! I don’t enjoy books that have a ton of gore… Continue reading Recent Reads: Summer Fiction