Archive for June, 2016

Hat On, Hat Off receives its first review!

June 28th, 2016

Kirkus Reviews has reviewed Hat On, Hat Off by Sarah Ellis. – What parent or caregiver hasn’t played the game of putting on and taking off a piece of clothing with a baby? Heras and Benoit cleverly take that experience and knit it into a story with a cute brown-skinned toddler getting ready to go […]

Posted in Hat On Hat Off

Remembering Laura Secord’s Walk

June 21st, 2016

June 21st marks the anniversary of Laura Ingersoll Secord’s 1813 trek to warn Lieutenant James FitzGibbon of American plans to launch a surprise on British troops at Beaver Dams and seize control of the Niagara Peninsula. Laura is one of Canada’s earliest heroines and today she is near-mythologized in Canadian history; she has two monuments […]

Posted in Acts of Courage

Father’s Day Recommendations

June 17th, 2016

This Sunday is Father’s Day, a day to appreciate and spend time with our fathers. In our opinion, there’s no better way to do that than by sharing some quiet time with a story. This Father’s Day, we’re celebrating one of the most challenging and rewarding parent-child relationships: the love between father and daughter. We’ve […]

Posted in Bad Pirate, Going for a Sea Bath, Good Pirate

Sky Pig highly recommended by Resource Links

June 15th, 2016

“A whimsical story about a pig named Ollie, who wants to fly, and his best friend, Jack, who wants to help him succeed. Of course, pigs can’t fly, but Ollie’s determination to try and try and try sends a clear message to the reading audience—never give up on your dream and keep on trying to […]

Posted in Sky Pig

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