Celebrate the Joys of Reading with The Big Book Adventure and Canterbury Illustrated Classics + Reader Giveaway

I am so thrilled that my kids are avid readers. They love to play outside with their friends, swim in the pool, and yes, get lost in the occasional video game, but they also really enjoy working their way through a huge stack of books. As an English major (read: book nerd), I've been itching … [Read more...]

The Misadventures of Max Crumbly: Masters of Mischief Now Available + Reader Giveaway

As a former English teacher and now mom of five kids, I'm always on the lookout for new books for my kiddos! All of my kids who can read are avid readers, and while we make regular trips to the library, it's fun to have our own books at home to keep, too. That's why I was excited when book #3 in … [Read more...]

National Geographic Kids NEW Almanac 2020 – Fun for Summer + Reader Giveaway

I don't know what it is about summer, but it seems like my family is just as busy in the summer months as we are during the school year! (OK, maybe not quite as busy, but pretty close.) Between baseball practices and games, trips to the pool and swim pond, parks and picnic excursions, and the … [Read more...]

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants (Book #2 of The Questioneers Series) Out Now + Reader Giveaway

We can't get enough good books in our house! Not only do we regularly bring home stacks of books from the library, but we also have our own collection of favorites. My kids love to read books over and over and pass them down to younger siblings. They make a great birthday presents too! My … [Read more...]

Keep Kids Occupied This Summer with Quarto’s New Activity Books + Reader Giveaway

We're inching closer and closer to summer (yay!) and as I'm making my plans for my kids' summer break from school, I'm looking to come up with some screen-free activities to keep them occupied. I was recently sent a selection of activity books from Quarto Books that look perfect for busting … [Read more...]

Zoobooks Ultimate Dino & Reptile Set – 5 Books, 2 Posters, and 12 Dino Action Figures!

Got a dinosaur fan to shop for? Your dinosaur enthusiast will LOVE this awesome Ultimate Dino & Reptile 5-Book Set for only $25 right now at Zoobooks.com! This is $20 off the regular price of $45. This fun set includes five books, two posters, and twelve hand-painted dinosaur action … [Read more...]

February Kids Books Roundup

Get your page-turning fingers ready, because we've got a great roundup of new kids' books to add to your home library! There's a book by bestselling author Rory Feek, two new BabyLit books for poetry fans (I love these), and lots more. Enjoy! #1 – Tuntun by Anya Damirón There is a big … [Read more...]

Madeline Hat Craft for Kids

When my daughter was three, she went to a preschool in our neighborhood. I was so fortunate to have a teaching position in her class. It was more fun than I could have imagined! One of our favorite times of the day was going outside to play. As the kids got ready to play, I would tell them to … [Read more...]

LOVE, BRAVE, and BEAUTIFUL Books Giveaway + Printable Valentine Cards to Show You Care

Valentine's Day isn't just for grownups; kids love it, too! Besides all of the candy and treats, it's always wonderful to express your love and receive love in return. Critically acclaimed children's author Stacy McAnulty has a new book out that is perfect for Valentine's Day – LOVE – that … [Read more...]

December Kids Books Roundup

Add to your kids' or grandkids' home library with these new kids' books! This roundup has everything from new holiday books (Christmas, Valentine's Day) to an atlas with a nifty viewing device and books from an engineer at Google as well as the Builder Brothers. Enjoy! #1 – L Is for Love: A … [Read more...]