Pages to Projects: Mix It Up!

I’m over at Library as Incubator Project for my latest Pages to Projects post, Mix It Up! Herve Tullet’s latest interactive picture book, Mix It Up!,  is a slam dunk for teaching children of all ages about color theory. Prompt kids to play Pantone by playing will a little color mixing of their very own! Read the […]




Flashlight Review + Activity

Ahh… Lizi Boyd. You’re a wordless picture book illustrating wizard. You’ve done it again. I fell hard for Lizi Boyd’s Inside Outside, and the love affair continues with her latest, Flashlight. A child spends an evening exploring the yard shining a flashlight and revealing surprises the nighttime darkness hides. In the same style as Inside Outside, little peek-a-book cutouts […]



No Such Thing

Halloween is my *favorite* holiday of the year, which means of all the holidays I have soft spot in my heart for Halloween picture books. This year, I fell hard for No Such Thing, by first time picture book author, Ella Bailey.  As Halloween nears, young Georgia notices bizarre happenings around her house. A vase falls out […]



First Month: Here We Go

Less than a week after moving to Chattanooga (with a rendezvous family wedding in Michigan miraculously pulled off in between) I started my first day of work. It was a Monday. My husband drove me to work with both kids in the back. It was my first time going back to work since having Mira, […]