- Maggy @ Red Ted Art’s Blog reviews the classic I Am a Bunny by Richard Scarry and details a wonderful seasonal craft. Check it out!
- Janet @ Across the Page writes about herons this week. In her post, she highlights both a nonfiction title that she and her girls devoured, as well as an old stand-by by Thornton W. Burgess. This post includes both a photograph of a landing heron and drawings inspired by the photo, so don’t miss it!
- Susan @ learning ALL the time writes about some current favorite audiobooks. If you haven’t enjoyed Alexander McCall Smith’s children’s stories yet, you definitely need to read this post!
- Carrie @ Reading to Know
gusheswrites about reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe for the first to her young son. Click over to share your own teary-eyed read-aloud experience!
- Stephanie @ Simple Things writes about a vintage Caldecott winner–The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship. I’m keeping this one in mind for when we visit Russia in our trip around the world.
- Rebecca @ The Joy of Literacy writes about how Good Night, Gorilla has become a favorite of her twenty month old daughter. This is a sweet, sweet post.
- New to RAT this week is Farrar @ I Capture the Rowhouse. She writes about the four latest chapter books she has shared with her twin sons, all of which were published at least fifty years ago. If you’re looking for a good novel to share with your family, check out this post.
- Catherine @ A Spirited Mind reviews Understood Betsy, a story that was enjoyed by both her little girls and her little boy.
- Amanda @ Nursery Rhymes and Fun Times highlights a couple of books by a new-to-me author, Kate Banks. I’m adding The Cat Who Walked Across France to our list to read when we visit Europe!
This week I’ve also reviewed an upcoming middle-grade novel that will make a great read-aloud and some geography resources, with more of those to come in the following weeks. Also, don’t miss this post by Leila @ Like Mother, Like Daugher about the appropriateness of fairy tales for young children. It’s a good one!
Have a great weekend, everyone!