Born on this day
(Image source: Gale, Cengage Learning.)
Maurice Bernard Sendak
10 June 1928–8 May 2012
Artist and creator of children‘s books
The list above is not complete the works mention are works that he is both the writer and illustrated. If you are interested in more of his woks please visit your local library.
Here is a recently published picture book that reminds me of Where The Wild Things Are. Please check it out at your local library.
Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull
Happy Birthday to Norton Juster!!!
Thank you for your contributions to literature.
Born June 02, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Image Source: Gale Biography in Context, 2010
Here are some children’s books featuring dads.
Check out these titles at your local library.
Jim Arnosky is an Artist, Naturalist and Author. He writes amazing non-fiction books on the natural world for children and his illustrations are breath taking. Here are some titles please check them out at your local library. All these non-fiction titles are good for grades 1-5. Happy Reading!!!
I am currently reading The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas. Stay tune to see my updates and thoughts as I read. Also let me know what you think in the comment section below.
The earth contains many things. The Collections below are poems about the different nuances of the earth. Happy Reading!!!
Here are some picture books featuring whales. Please check out these titles and others at your local library.
Check out these titles and others at your local library!!!
The Last Trivia quote:
“What doesn’t Tanya want to do?
Sometimes she doesn’t want to go shopping.
Or she doesn’t want to go home.
Or she doesn’t want to wear her warm winter boots
because her sandals are much prettier”
came from I Won’t Comb My Hair! by Annette Langen and illustrated by Frauke Bahr. This is a great book to share with a youngster that does not like combing their hair. Stop! Wait! That is my little 9 month old at home. If I even look at her hair funny she starts crying. The main character Tanya refuses to comb her hair and as a result strange things begin to inhabit in her hair and make her life a bit complicated. Please check it out at your nearest library!.
Here is the next Literary quote:
” This Little chick from over the way went to play with the pigs one day.
And what do you think they heard him say?”
Please share you thoughts!