Category Archives: Fall

New, Fabulous Halloween Book and Activity!


Charlotte Gunnufson sent us a copy of her new book Halloween Hustle and the kids and I have been enjoying it immensely. I have actually had to get my kids a bit about them dragging the book all over the house (and out to the car on errand trips) before I got a chance to post a review while the book still looked nice and new!

I planned to sit down and read and play with the book today with My Little Reader since it’s aimed at kids around his age (he’s in kindergarten). But my older son (9) couldn’t resist the fun and wanted to join us too!

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New Child’s Play Books!

I love seeing Child’s Play’s big brown box of books show up on my porch every few months. The kids and I get to test drive new titles and see what we think. Child’s Play is an independent publisher, specializing in whole child development, learning through play, life skills, and values. Their stuff is so pretty and fun. The latest additions to their collections got a thumbs up from us! Check it out.

The What’s That board book series encourages guessing prediction, and memory skills. Four titles in the series include CHOO! CHOO!, SNAP! SNAP!, TAP! TAP!, and TOOT! TOOT!. What’s that noise? Lift the flap and find out! Lift the flap books are my go-to’s with little ones. Always a hit! Familiar themes and vibrant illustrations will mean much, repeated, and fun-filled readings.

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