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your inner child
Which Classic Children’s Book Character Are You?
Adults often return to classic children’s books for comfort and guidance in the midst of life’s grown-up problems. But what if you’re so lost...
Fun Reads for the
Ivy and Bean
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...
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...
children's books revisited
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...
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...
characters we love
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...
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...