The Lorax

A Sense of Place – ‘The Lorax’

The Lorax is a children's book, by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel). The book has been a curiosity, and has continued to increase in...

What About ‘The Lorax’? – Controversial Banned Book

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) first published The Lorax in 1971. And, it was destined to join the ranks of his most popular (and...

Tessie Tames Her Tongue #ReadYourWorld

Multicultural Children's Books Day is here for 2018 (1/27/2018), and we were thrilled to review Tessie Tames Her Tongue, by Melissa Martin, Ph.D., with illustrations...

Multicultural Children’s Books Day 2018

Multicultural Children’s Book Day 2017 (1/27/18) is in its 5th year and was founded by Valarie Budayr from Jump Into A Book and Mia...
Santa's Husband

Again Controversy: ‘Santa’s Husband’

Santa's Husband, by Daniel Kibblesmith, hasn't even been published yet, but it's already causing a stir. Kibblesmith is a staff writer for The Late...
A Pirate's Quest

‘A Pirate’s Quest – Celebrating Reading Month

You don't usually expect a Senator to select a story about a pirate losing his leg, when he's reading to a bunch of first-grade...
Jacob's Dress

Banned Book: ‘Jacob’s New Dress’

Jacob's New Dress, by Ian and Sarah Hoffman, is suddenly at the very center of a whirlwind of controversy and debate, as the very latest...
Girl Dancing

‘Princess Lemonella’ – The Grump Story

It starts out like any other fairy tale, but (of course) offers the expected twist. A young child, named Ella, is born to a dotting...
Curious George

Curious George Turns 75 + Reasons We Love The Monkey

That mischievous little monkey who continually gets himself into trouble is turning 75 this years. It's Curious George, first created by Hans Augusto Rey...
Harry Potter

Bloomsbury + British Library = Harry Potter Exhibit 2017

In the maelstrom of the Harry Potter mania, 20 years have nearly passed us by... Yep, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone...

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