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. […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]