The Day Snuffy Had the Sniffles

The Day Snuffy Had the Sniffles
By Linda Lee Maifair
Illustrated by Tom Brannon
Hey, Kiddos! Cold season is upon us and The BOOG and I are NOT immune. This is our third day of sniffles so far and it is very taxing to say the least. On the upside, we are both in cuddle-mode, which is always nice. So while we break out the crayons and keep warm under our covers, I thought I would share a little Sesame Street Cheer.


Happy National Grouch Day!

In honor of National Grouch Day, here are all my Oscar the Grouch Posts. Now Scram!

A Day in the Life of Oscar the Grouch
Oscar's Book

As always, thanks for reading along with me. Join us at Etsy, FaceBook and Tumblr

Madeline Turns 75!

Madeline has stolen our hearts for the past 75 years! 75 years of solid readership! Not bad for a picture book written in 1939.


Pick of the Week: It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown

Hey Kiddos! We have a nice little post in store for you today featuring BFFs Woodstock and Snoopy. I don’t know about you guys, but The BOOG and I think Woodstock steals the show! The duo is a force to be reckoned with in The BOOG’s Pick of the Week- It’s a Mystery Charlie Brown.


Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree celebrates 50 years in publication today, October 7th, 2014. It is among Silverstein's best known classics and has been interpreted a number of ways. Here is my interpretation of The Giving Tree originally posted in 2011.


Mommy? by Maurice Sendak

Art by Maurice Sendak
Scenario by Arthur Yorinks
Engineering by Matthew Reinhart
The theme prevalent in all of Sendak’s work is “how children survive their parents.” Mommy? Is no exception.  


Connecting Children's Art Projects with Literature

Image Source:
Monster Paintings
Schoolarts Magazine
This morning I was inspired by an article in SchoolArts Magazine that connected children’s art projects with literature. No doubt it was its reference to Maurice Sendak that caught my eye.


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