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EXTRA YARN REVIEW + ACTIVITIES

May 10, 2017
EXTRA YARN + CROCHET TOY FLATLAY

This post may contain Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. Read full disclosure here. EXTRA YARN BY MAC BARNETT Extra Yarn is written by Mac Barnett and illustrated by one of my favorite illustrators, Jon Klassen. A little girl named Anabelle finds a magical box of colorful yarn. She knits herself a sweater but she has leftover yarn. She knits more and more and more and eventually transforms her dull gray town with her colorful knitting. BEYOND THE BOOK ACTIVITIES…

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BUNNY BOOKS FOR EASTER

May 9, 2017

I love holiday books, but it makes me sad putting them away at the end of the holiday. Why not get creative with this year’s Easter basket books and choose books that can stay on the shelf all year round! Here are ten of our favorite bunny themed books.   Bunny Roo, I Love You by Melissa Marr I usually discover my newest adorable children’s books in museum gift shops or on illustrator’s websites, but this one I actually found in…

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BABYLIT SERIES: CLASSIC NOVELS FOR BABIES

May 9, 2017
Teddy with rainbow grasper, starmilk kids fox socks and babylit books

TITLE: BabyLit® Classic-Lit book series AUTHOR: Jennifer Adams ILLUSTRATOR: Adison Oliver PUBLISHER: Gibbs Smith BEST FOR: Age 0- 5 BUY ON: Amazon    Your “Little Master” or “Little Miss” will love these colorful simplified adaptations of your favorite classic novels. Babylit adapts Moby Dick, Pride and Prejudice, The Odyssey, Les Miserables, Wuthering Heights, A Christmas Carol and other classics. These adorably illustrated board books teach different vocabulary words based on the theme of the book such as types of flowers, french words,…

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