View Post

The Color Tamer Game

In Crafts by Katey HowesLeave a Comment

Share this Post This week we feature all the wonders of author/illustrator Julia Denos’ new book, Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color. You may have read books about color before, …

View Post

Something Extraordinary Tissue Paper Dandelion

In All, Crafts by Danielle Davis2 Comments

The cover of Something Extraordinary contains a wish. A boy blowing on a dandelion, as you do. The first page tells us what the wish is: to fly. In fact, everything the boy wishes for is extraordinary like that. But as the book goes on, the boy learns that extraordinary stuff is in the every day too. Wish granted!

View Post

Leo: A Ghost Story Popsicle Stick Puppets

In Crafts by Danielle DavisLeave a Comment

Leo: A Ghost Story is a book that reflects a child’s imagination with its pretend-play, the way a ghost feels commonplace, and the fact that Christian Robinson’s illustrations are created out of imperfect cut-paper. Also, knights of the round table and sidewalk chalk drawings!