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Children’s Stories: Print to Screen

file0001496984376Watching a movie with your grands is another way to enhance and extend a good reading experience—and just plain fun. Of course, many film adaptations don’t quite live up to their literary sources, but movies have their own charms. Continue reading


A Picture is Worth…

IB488_Kids_largeIB455_HarryPotter_largemyidealbookshelf1_grandeBook love can take many forms. Last year, I came across a lovely way to pay tribute to the books that are meaningful to you or to those you care about. Since 2007, artist Jane Mount has been creating detailed and colorful paintings and prints of book spines. I fell in love (I’m not alone) with both the concept and her wonderful execution. Continue reading