Posts Tagged by HarperCollins

Two for Tuesday: Changing directions and colorful emotions

Today we embrace spring in a different way – as the seasons change so does nature, moods and interests. Our two story carpet  picks for today include a little bird and a pair of bears. First up, we have a never-before-published story by Margaret Wise Brown titled North, South, East, West. In this cute little […]

Fresh spring reads are blooming all around

Yes the spring has sprung, Easter is on the way and bright spring picture books are ready to be shared. Author Kevin Henkes, has a big surprise in his new title Egg. This charming little guessing tale will surely bring a bright smile to young faces as they count each egg and wait for each […]

Embracing Spring: Flutter Away with these breezy reads

Depending on where you’ve been the weather has been a little wonky. However, once the warm weather finally arrived it was full swing embracing spring. Getting little youngsters in the mood to enjoy the changes outdoors isn’t hard but sharing some fresh new picture books will inspire and motivate growing minds. First on the list […]

Sister fun in the sun: A new book by Lennon and Maisy Stella

It’s at the height and heat of summer time. The beaches are packed with vacationers. For little kids the beach is a great experience – the sights, the sounds, the sand, the waves and the water. This summer take time to pack this cute little read, In the Waves by Nashville stars Lennon and Maisy […]

The Story Carpet’s “Top Ten”: The Past Year’s Favorites

For this list of the “top ten” 3-5 year old children were consulted – when reading stories repeatedly is requested by young children, you know that the story has had an impact and sparked interest. At the story carpet in real life (Ha ha SCRL), we read scads and scads of books a day. “Can […]

Charlie the Ranch Dog by Ree Drummond

HarperCollins Publishers

‘Move Over, Rover’…Charlie the Ranch Dog is in charge at Ree Drummond‘s working cattle ranch in Pawhuska,Oklahoma. Ree, also known as The Pioneer Woman, has written this picture book with the help of illustrator Diane deGroat. Dog stories are a delight. I know already my little friends and ‘tots’ at work will love this picture book. […]

There is a ‘silver lining’

It seemed that last week spring was finally coming around. Sure, March can be a tricky month and the possibility of snow is always on the horizon, but this is just too much. This snow is definitely putting a damper on things. Winter was great and the snow was fun – WAS fun. Now enough already. […]

Early nights by the light of the moon…

This week was long, difficult and dark…yes surly the time change had us dragging a little and little ones were apprehensive as the dark sky set in earlier than normal. It is amazing how an hour of our time really gets us out of our groove and young children are the first to really have a hard […]

Bats, Hats and Scaredy Cats

 For some true fun this Halloween, an old fuzzy, friend is back – Splat the Cat is gearing up for Halloween in Scaredy – Cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton. Read the full article review here. Splat is just an adorable fuzzy black cat but he wants to win the prize for the scariest cat this year. He has […]

It’s time for a GIVEAWAY: We LOVE school!

The RESULTS ARE IN and they were CLOSE!!! Between the tweets and comments listed, the list of winners is: #1 Maisy Goes to Preschool winner is Katie K.- Congratulations #2 I is for Idea winner is @Sumrthyme – Yay!! Thx for the RTs #3 A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning winner is @113Elle Congratulations […]