Purpose of this Blog...

You may have noticed that not all books are equal in capturing children's imaginations and in cultivating those innocent, tender souls. My goal is to help you find the ones that do!
(Painting by Mary Cassatt: "Mrs Cassatt Reading to her Grandchildren" -1888)

Monday, February 6, 2012


Several children's book illustrators have partnered with Save the Children to help raise money for poverty stricken families.
If you donate $25, today, you will receive a set of 30 limited-edition Valentine’s Day Cards (6 cards of each design). It's all part of Save the Children's "VALENTINE'S DAY 2012: READ TO LOVE...LIVE TO READ" program.  Today is the last day to order, if you want the Valentine's by February 14th.

This limited-edition set includes cards designed by your child's favorite children's book authors and illustrators: Ian Falconer (Olivia!), Kevin Henkes (Kitten’s First Full Moon), Leuyen Pham (Freckleface Strawberry), Brian Selznick (Wonderstruck) and Mo Willems (Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!).

You'll find details HERE.  Remember, today, February 6, is the last day to place an order, if you want your Valentines to arrive by February 14th!

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