Fun Education

Monster Be Gone

DIY Monster Repellent to help your little one have a quiet night’s sleep! Hello there!  Today I am happy to bring to you Monster Be Gone! A magical monster repellent that your child can spray in their room before they go to bed to keep those pesky monsters away!  Children have wondrous minds. Their imagination […]

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Book Review: A Valentine’s Day Pick for the Kids

A Sweet Children’s Book Sure to Fill this Valentine’s Day with Love You’re Lovable to Me By: Kat Weh Illustrations by: Sue Anderson I was thrilled to run across this inspiring children’s book by Kat Weh. You’re Lovable to Me tells the story of a group of little bunnies who are getting ready for bed […]

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A St. Patrick’s Day Book Review: The Leprechaun Trap

If your little ones enjoy the Elf on a Shelf tradition, then they will love this imaginative book about a cute leprechaun and his mischievous tricks! An imaginative and charming tale, The Leprechaun Trap is sure to be enjoyed long after the lucky holiday has come and gone. What better way to spark imagination and […]

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Book Review: “The Kissing Hand”

A childhood classic that will warm your heart Some children’s books never go out of style and The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is one book that has developed into a classic. I had heard the title going around lately and after hearing it mentioned the fifth or sixth time, I knew I had to […]

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Rhyme Time: Why Rhyming Books are Necessary for Children to Learn

by: Bethany Morton-Gannaway Co-owner/Art director Rhyming books. The two little words that have caused fierce-fought battles among literary peers. “Rhyming is good. Rhyming is bad. Rhyming is dumbing down children’s reading experiences. Rhyming enhances children’s reading experiences.” Finally, the “To rhyme, or not to rhyme” debate comes to an end. Being an author who writes […]

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Author Review-Vickie Taylor: The Impatient Jordan Series

It never ceases to amaze me how you can meet a person and feel like instant friends. It’s like a small piece of your soul leaps when you meet someone that you just know is meant to be in your life. At the O.C. show I had the honor to meet Vickie Taylor, the author […]

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Author Feature: Sal Barbera & “Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow” & “Ernie, The Dysfunctional Frog”

Have you ever met someone that you have an instant connection with? That’s how we felt when we met Sal and Sheri Barbera of Hartman-Barbera at the OC Book Festival. We want to introduce them to you and share about their amazing company and children’s books. Today we are featuring Salvatore Barbera’s book: “Mary Elizabeth […]

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Author Review: Jim Richard-“Blue Bink Likes to Think-Colors”

We have another author review we wanted to focus on from our OC Book Festival visit. Again, we met so many great people and such great books they have written. Today’s Author is Jim Richard!! Jim wrote the book “Blue Bink Likes to Think Colors” This is “Blue Bink”, the character in the book. You […]

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Kid’s Summer Reading List

Summer Reading Ideas to Keep Kids Inspired Looking for a way to keep the kids engaged AND learning on a lazy summer afternoon? Choose from any of our recommended books to create a summer reading program that sends them around the world on the wings of imagination. From toddler-age pre-readers to independent readers up to […]

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Book Review: Bats at the Library

I stumbled across Bats at the Library by accident. I was haunting the aisles of my own local library and wasn’t finding anything good in the grownups’ section. So I headed over to the children’s book section (because children’s books are better anyway). And there, nestled between two other books whose names I have forgotten, […]

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