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snowflask bentley
bookschristmas

We have three more books for you to add to your 24 Days of Christmas Books list!  This series is all about Christmas traditions and bringing more books into the home, which is always a good idea.  Speaking of traditions, this first book, The Christmas Tugboat, is all about tradition

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Tree of Cranes
bookschristmasholiday

I’m kicking off our 24 Days of Christmas Books with my favorite Christmas book, Tree of Cranes.  Had you asked me before being introduced to Tree of Cranes, I would not have been able to tell you my favorite as there are so many wonderful ones for the holidays.  But,

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dallas clayton make magic do good
bookskids

Creator of beloved, The Awesome Book, Dallas Clayton is back again spreading his infectious joy and positive messages.  Whimsical and original, Clayton’s new book delivers much more than meets the eye.  Make Magic! Do Good! is a collection of poems that will captivate your children and steal their little hearts.

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Bears Says Thanks
booksthanksgiving

Take advantage of this time to reflect and give thanks for all we have with Bear Says Thanks.  Thanksgiving is not a holiday known for its commercialization, and that is a good thing.  This also makes it a more abstract holiday for kids to grasp.  There are no wrapped presents,

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songs in the shade of the oliver tree lullabies
booksmusic

Lullabies and nursery rhymes are comforting no matter the language or cultural instruments.  The beauty of these typically ancient rhymes is less about the story and more about lulling baby to sleep or entertaining a rather cantankerous one.  Add a little culture to your nursery with Songs in the Shade

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Boo, Bunny! board book
bookshalloween

These two Halloween books I have paired together as they not only have the same target audience (2-5 year olds), but are also awesome trick-or-treating books.  Both will get the kids excited for the year’s festive costumed stroll (not that they need much encouragement) and become a favorite Halloween tale.

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Bone Soup book review
bookshalloweenholiday

Halloween is creeping closer and closer and with it, pure anticipation.  These two books are perfect for the Halloween season, less spook and more fun.  Both will have you and your kids smiling, getting excited for Halloween and fall in general.  I didn’t set out for these two books to

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artworkbookskids

One of the beautiful things about maternity leave is having power over the television. Living in a house with a five year old and a husband meant that first came Sponge Bob and second came sporting events. Alas, with the birth of our newest daughter, this means that the husband

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Frankenstein kids book
autumnbookshalloweenkids

I know Halloween is still a couple months away, but the excitement has already begun in my house.  I am fueling that anticipation with a couple new books featuring one of the most beloved creatures, Frankenstein.  Author Adam Rex has made Frankenstein alive again in a series of original books,

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booksrecipe book

Even though summer’s end is nipping at our heels, it doesn’t mean that eating ice cream has to come to a screeching halt. Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream recipe book provides delectable flavors for every season. If you are an ice cream lover or even want to have a stand

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