Review: The Paper Bag Princess
Robert N. Munsch and Michael Martchenko are a world-renowned children's literature powerhouse team. A glance through their website will show you a list of diverse books spanning a multiple decades long career.
Review: Jillian Jiggs
I'm an INFP living with bipolar. I also have some ADHD tendencies. At any given hour, I boil down to a strange dichotomy of fantastical effervescence and organized chaos before alternating to melancholy so severe it would make Edgar Allen Poe resemble Mr. Rogers.
Review: Angelina and the Princess
No burgeoning ballet career can be considered complete without reading through at least one of the Angelina Ballerina stories. That was true in the '90s when I first read the books, and it's still true today.
Compasses and Collies
Chapter 3: Compasses and Collies Carrie and the caticorn left The Bunny Tree in the thicket behind them and entered the grassy sheep-pasture. A hobby of her grandparents, they raised only a handful of the animals, carefully naming each new lamb that joined the flock every spring.
'It Fit Me Good'
Fancy the Music Video is included at the bottom of the article! Enjoy xo My mother had been a Reba McEntire fan. Maybe it was because she had roots in the south, or maybe it was because she wished her roots were as red as Reba's. I'll never know. It's bizarre which memories stay with you when you lose a parent young and which ones vanish like socks in a dryer. I don't remember her middle name or hometown, and I'm not entirely sure of the colour of her eyes. Still, every time I hear the song Fancy I remember her sitting in front of the mirror, getting ready for work, dressed in red lingerie, brushing her dyed red hair and singing along in her perfectly pitched voice with her perfectly red-lipsticked lips.
Owl in a Towel
Update: Owl and Baby have left the nest! To get your copy of Owl in a Towel, visit the website. It comes in soft, hard, or my personal favourite, e-book! Why is e-book my favourite? Well, like so many of us, I practice the "container method" so that I can live minimally. Review continues below.
215 Seconds of Silence at 7:51 p.m.
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