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Holiday Books: The King of Christmas

Today I’d like to introduce you to one of the books in the fantasy Unicorn Daze series called The King of Christmas, by author Laura Hesse. When a visit by the three little pigs the day before lift-off leaves the Reindeer with the Swine Flu, it is up to Jessie and Gus to convince Gus’… Continue reading Holiday Books: The King of Christmas

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Holiday Books: Princess the Cat Defeats the Emporer

Welcome back to my holiday books roundup. The next title I’m taking a look at is a chapter book by author John Heaton, who hails from the great state of Illinois. John pens a series for children in grades 3-6, currently in it’s fourth installment, which features a snooty house cat called Princess the Cat.… Continue reading Holiday Books: Princess the Cat Defeats the Emporer

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10 Ways to Instill the Love of Reading in Your Child

From the time my children were toddlers, every other week or more we’d go to the library and max out our cards. I’d carry a large mesh bag in and load it up with a huge stack of board books and picture books (and later chapter books and early readers and so on). We’d read… Continue reading 10 Ways to Instill the Love of Reading in Your Child