Once Upon a Time Holy Bible and Storybook Bible

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Last week, I received this beautiful set of books from Zonderkidz, the Once Upon A Time Storybook Bible and the Once Upon a Time Holy Bible. These are brilliantly illustrated books that let you share the Bible with children at two very different levels of reading readiness. The Once Upon A Time Storybook Bible is … Read more

Ripley’s BOARD BOOKS…? Believe it or Not!

As I’ve posted previously, books from Ripley’s Believe it or Not and Eye-Popping Oddities are very popular in this household. It’s extremely common for me to look up from my coffee in the morning to see the op of someone’s head, bent low over a book, toast in hand. When I ask, “What are you … Read more

Same Kind of Different as Me For Kids

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Same Kind of Different as Me for Kids was written by the same authors who wrote the original best seller, Same Kind of Different as Me. Denver grew up a child of poor sharecroppers. One day, he decided to see the world, and jumped on a train. When the train stopped, he was in Fort Worth. … Read more

I’M GOING TO GIVE YOU A BEAR HUG

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This post contains affiliate links. I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug is a wonderful, warm, cozy, fuzzy-wuzzy fun book for little kids and the adults who love them. It’s full of wonderful illustrations of a young child spending time with his mother with the furry family members… and with more than a few … Read more

Love’s Complete: A Russian Adoption Journey

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Love’s Complete: A Russian Adoption Journey is the story of a family formed when the parents adopted their daughter from Russia. It’s a visually and emotionally beautiful book. The story is told about the future parents, sad because they feel their lives are incomplete without a child. When they learn of children in Russia awaiting … Read more

The Beginner’s Bible: Timeless Children’s Stories

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Reading aloud – particularly before bedtime – is a treasured family practice in our home. I’ve written about this before – my husband began reading to our youngest as soon as he could hear (while still in the womb!). While we miss an evening here or there, overall, it’s a practice we’ve continued to this … Read more

Charlie The Tramp

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Charlie the Tramp is one of those stories that simply stays fresh and true, decades later. In fact, I’ll bet if you transported back 100, 150, even 200 years, the story would still ring true. To refresh your memory, Charlie is a youngster in a family of badgers. However, he’s not so enamored of the idea … Read more