Tag Archives: children’s books

From “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” to Dr. Seuss – Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: This week began with National Fairy Tale Day and ended with Dr. Seuss’s birthday.  I was in my glory.  So were the children. We voted on our favorite fairy tale.  The Three Billy Goats Gruff … Continue reading

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! E.B. White on How To Write – Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: I love writing.  This summer I read the best book on how to write, the advice of E.B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web and other classics. Oh, I have read a host of posts and articles … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – An Art Museum For Book Lovers by Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: Today Jennie Fitzkee shares a visit to the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art… a treasure trove of images from some of the classic children’s books of the last fifty years. An Art Museum For Book … Continue reading

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Guest author: Victoria Zigler – Kero’s World

Regular readers of Sue’s blog will be familiar with her “Notes From A Small Dog” posts, where Ani has her say.  Personally, I’m a big fan of those posts. As it turns out, I have a similar thing on my … Continue reading

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Hear Ye, Hear Ye! E.B. White on How To Write from Jennie Fitzkee

Reblogged from A Teacher’s Reflections: I love writing.  This summer I read the best book on how to write, the advice of E.B. White, author of Charlotte’s Web and other classics. Oh, I have read a host of posts and articles … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle – Sir Chocolate and the Candy Dragon

On the day before Halloween, Sir Chocolate was really busy, Making candy and chocolate treats, So fast it would make you dizzy. * Edible spiders and caterpillars, A set of shortbread fingers, His gingerbread tombstones with a spicy smell that … Continue reading

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Guest author: Victoria Zigler – Listen to Toby’s Tales

You’d think knowing from early childhood that something is going to happen one day would prepare you for something when it actually happens. It doesn’t. I have Congenital Glaucoma.  Glaucoma is an eye condition that – if caught early enough … Continue reading

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Guest author: Darlene Foster – Interview with Amanda from the Amanda Travels Series

DF Hello Amanda. Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as your readers are eager to learn more about you. AR Thank you, Mrs. Foster. It is so awesome to be interviewed. I’ve never been interviewed before. DF I used to … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle – Table Mountain Cape Town

If I think of wonderful Cape Town, I think first of Table Mountain. This mountain is such a landmark and a most incredible natural phenomenon. Some of you may have picked up the fact that I am slightly prone to … Continue reading

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Guest author: Darlene Foster – Ten Truths About Critique Groups and Why Writers Need Them

Never underestimate the importance of a good critique group.  Without one, a writer may simply flounder in a sea of words and ideas. A critique group can make the difference between a mediocre story and an excellent piece of writing … Continue reading

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