Category: Children’s Literature

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 kids for Reading Month, but A...

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 banned book. It was...

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 king and queen. She appears to be...

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 and...

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 was first...

Peter Pan – Psychologist’s Legend

It’s likely that you either love Peter Pan or you hate the idea of the narcissistic character, who refuses to grow up.  The stories first came to us via JM Barrie...

What does a groundhog bring?

Everyone knows what it means when a groundhog peeps out of his burrow, on February 2nd, and sees his shadow. When it’s a sunny day, and the (by now) infamous...

Christmas Stories

Christmas Stories I Love to Remember

Christmas lends itself to the giving and sharing of gifts and stories. For me, the days around Christmas were always a time to snatch up as many precious reading hours...

Top Thanksgiving Books for Kids

Thanksgiving is such a fun time for family and friends to get together, share food and memories, and also enjoy fun and storytelling. Of course, some of the best (most...

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