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Archive for ‘November, 2013’

Ox-Cart Man, And Much More to be Thankful For

I’m stuffed. We are wrapping up a weekend of incredible food and family fun and kicking off Christmas with a super-sized tree and thousands of twinkle…


Celebrate Picture Book Month with The Breakfast Book

Picture Book House, the blog, will turn one in February. In the beginning, I blogged about whatever book (and my kids’ interactions with it) had inspired…


A Perfect Picture Book on a Not So Perfect Morning: Baby Bear Counts One by Ashley Wolff

Occasionally there is a bit of bickering over breakfast, when my son’s in the mood for cereal to be shared with The Very Hungry Caterpillar but…


Come on, Fish! A Picture Book by Bubba, for his Grandkids

A trip to my parents’ house is not complete without my kids begging my Dad to read Dooly and the Snortsnoot. “Again?” he guffaws, popping open…