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animal read aloud books

Favourite Animal Read Alouds to Gift and Enjoy

When I buy presents for children, I always include a book. It is also my absolute favourite thing for my children to receive. There is something so special about seeing a little one get excited about a new book, and nothing lights up the eyes of my three year old like a book about an […]


Author Spotlight: Lisa McCourt

We were given the book, I Love You, Stinky Face by Lisa McCourt, as a gift at our baby shower. I had never heard of it, but after reading it I fell in love immediately. It’s adorable, it’s funny, and it’s one that we read over and over (and over and over). A few months afterwards, I […]


Chapter Books To Read With Your Children

Picture books will always have my heart and I treasure reading them to Lil’ CB and to my students. But there’s also something to be said for beautifully written chapter books that also beg to be read aloud. Plus, chapter books are great for building children’s comprehension as they hold on to the story from day […]


Books on Art

Drake is a prolific artist, whether it’s drawing on his MagnaDoodle, chalk outside, painting, or just plain ole paper and crayons, our home is filled with his art. I love that he enjoys drawing so much and puts so much of himself into it, and  love watching him experiment and try drawing many of the same […]


What’s in Our Library Bag: July

I hope you’ve been enjoying our library posts as much as I’ve enjoyed putting them together… each time we visit, it’s like uncovering new treasures or visiting old friends as we select our books and I’m always bursting with excitement to share them with others! Here are our favorites from our recent haul: 1) Lego Super Heroes: […]


Author Spotlight: Robert Munsch

by: Mrs. Schoolbus When I used to teach first grade, one of my favorite authors was Robert Munsch. We all know and love his classic Love You Forever. Who hasn’t shed a few tears after reading that one?! That book tugs at your heart strings, but I love all his books that tickle your funny […]

books i want to read

Books I Want to Read

In a past life, the one where I had free time, enough energy to stay up past 8 PM, and the mental comprehension for reading books written other than Seuss and Boynton, I used to love reading. It’s been a long time since I got to read for pleasure again, but recently I had to take […]

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