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YOUNG READERS

Fun Reads for the Ivy and Bean Set

Fun Reads for the Ivy and Bean Set

If your young readers love to get lost in a hilarious adventure, they’ve probably already discovered the Ivy and Bean series, by Annie Barrows. Ivy and Bean are the queens of silly neighborhood capers (and don’t think those girls are just for kids. […]

by × September 22, 2014 ×

AMELIA BEDELIA

The 18 Most Wack Things Amelia Bedelia Ever Did

The 18 Most Wack Things Amelia Bedelia Ever Did

We’ve all had a good laugh or two over the crazy antics of everyone’s favorite housemaid, Amelia Bedelia. But have you ever actually considered the ramifications of her actions? Some of the things she does aren’t cute and hilarious, they’re […]

by × May 22, 2014 ×

CHILDREN'S BOOKS REVISITED

Our Reactions to Classic Children’s Books, Then and Now

Our Reactions to Classic Children’s Books, Then and Now

The House on East 88th Street, by Bernard Waber Then: Wow! A pet crocodile who lives in the bathtub! Fun! I wish I had one! Now: That’s what I call a tragedy waiting to happen. Isn’t this already a show […]

by × May 6, 2014 ×

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Murderers, Kidnappers & Teachers: 10 Children’s Book Characters Who are Legit Insane

Murderers, Kidnappers & Teachers: 10 Children’s Book Characters Who are Legit Insane

Remember how our parents used to tuck us in at night and send us off to dreamland with stories of a woman the size of a mastadon punishing kids by placing them inside a tiny cupboard studded with nails and […]

by × March 7, 2014 ×

CHARACTERS WE LOVE

Our Favorite Literary Oddballs

Our Favorite Literary Oddballs

Being normal is simply for the unimaginative. In literature, as in life, it’s the weirdos that shake things up and make you love them. (Insert your favorite Jennifer Lawrence GIF here.) Whether they’re bobbing along on their own dreamlike ocean […]

by × November 11, 2013 ×

BEDTIME STORIES

Our Favorite Bedtime Stories

Our Favorite Bedtime Stories

Lord knows that reading before bed never grows old—it’s just that as we mature, we’re left to our own devices to get the reading done. Gone are the days when our mother or father would read to us aloud, tuck […]

by × September 18, 2013 ×