Old Book for New Year: Discover Poetry

To ring in the new year I wanted to celebrate an older book with even older content: “A Poem for Every Day! An Anthology of 180 Poems…” By Susan Moger.¬†There are many similar types of books, but this particular one is for kids in grades 3-5, so it’s perfect for me, a self-proclaimed poetry simpleton….

Picture Book Review: Ferdinand is Still Fiercely Good

Some spoilers ahead. One of my top 10 favorite picture books of all time is celebrating its 75th birthday! The Story of Ferdinand was written¬†by Munro Leaf, beautifully and comically illustrated by Robert Lawson. There is something endearing and timeless about this well-told story with a universally common theme. I know this, not because it…