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Author Spotlight: Catherine Rayner

By: Mrs. Pen I first discovered Catherine Rayner when I was looking for books on sharing and good behavior when we were having some social issues with Jacobi. He ended up falling in love with the book The Bear Who Shared and we seem to have it on a perpetual loan from the library. Rayner […]


A Book for Every Season

Since Drake is in school right now, he loves coming home to tell me all about the things he has learned. We had such a cold and snowy winter this year, one of the snowiest since Drake’s birth, and he was very keen on the idea that it was winter and that it snows in […]


Girly Picture Books for Preschoolers

I’ve blogged in the past about Olive being a reluctant reader. When she was a baby, we stuck mostly to lift the flap and texture books because they were the only ones that were able to maintain her attention for any extended period of time. We had a breakthrough when she was about 2 years […]


Spring Books!

This year, February was the worst weather month EVER recorded in Syracuse, NY, sadly earning us a place on the Weather Channel’s list of top 5 worst winters in the U.S. I was cooped up for the month with a toddler and a newborn, so it was especially excruciating in this household. Even though April is finally […]


Books for Truck Lovers

Little Lion’s first obsession was (and still is!) trucks of all kinds. It should come as no surprise, then, that we have read every truck book that we can get our hands on! Below are some of his favorites, all of which come in board book form for the littlest readers to enjoy! 1. Tip […]


New Sibling Books

Before Juliet was born, I tried to find a few new sibling books to read to Drakey to help him prepare for Juliet’s arrival. I ended up purchasing My New Baby and I’m a Big Brother (there is also an I’m a Big Sister version) after hearing several recommendations about them. Now that we are expecting again, I […]


Author Spotlight: Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie Books

by: Mrs. Cowgirl Aside from the Babysitters Club, never has a series captured my heart so much as the Elephant & Piggie books do! I’ve raved about them many times here at Hellobee, but Mrs. Bee and I thought that they deserved their own full post since they really are just the best! Mo Willems’ Elephant & […]

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