Tag Archives: summer

10 Children’s Books About Gardening

Here are ten excellent books about gardening. This list includes some lovely stories (e.g. Two Old Potatoes and Me, Vera’s Bean Tent, The Curious Garden) and oodles of gardening inspiration. “I bet you didn’t realize I’d enjoy planting my garden … Continue reading

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Read Around the World This Summer!

This past spring my kids and I took an imaginary trip around the world. Every couple of weeks, we chose a new continent and read books set in that continent. We had fun. I compiled booklists of the very best … Continue reading

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3 Books for Your Budding Rock Collector

It is not too late to go rock collecting! Just this morning I went on a lovely walk along the beach. The weather was gorgeous, and the beach was nearly deserted. Here are three books to inspire you and your … Continue reading

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9 Children’s Books About Farms

Here are my favorite children’s books about farms. The traditional storybook farm (e.g. Old MacDonald’s farm) is radically different from modern farms. The books below are all wonderful children’s books that together give children a slightly more realistic introduction to … Continue reading

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