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One cool evening, deep in the forest, a young snail slurped happily on an overripe berry.

All around her, the falling crisp red and gold leaves were a telltale sign that colder weather would soon be on the way. 592 more words

Childrens Books

Gaston, by Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson

As I sit here trying to come up with something to write about this fantastic book the kids got for International Book Giving Day (it’s a thing, I promise I did not make that up), I have two dogs wrestling (loving) at my feet. 652 more words

Children's Books

Great Children's Books — Or Just Great Books

What was your favourite book as a child? I re-read The Mountain of Adventure and The Valley of Adventure, both by Enid Blyton, till the pages fell out of the spine. 763 more words

Kay Leitch

A Q&A Book...

Q & A a Day for Kids: A Three-Year Journal By Betsy France

I want to tell you about this book. Daisy and I love this book. 179 more words


Funny fare for fresh faces

One of my favorite sounds is the sound of children laughing.  Here are some hilarious hardcovers to get your little ones giggling in no time (my kid loves the first two!) : 7 more words

Family Life

Kids inspired to write by bugs and rocks

Last week I visited my eldest son’s class to read a story I’d recently written, The Bug and the Rock. I wasn’t sure how they would like it as it is a simple story and isn’t yet illustrated (apart from my terrible pencil sketches). 503 more words

Children's Books