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    7 Picture Books About Gardening That Kids Will Love

    Finding lovely picture books about gardening is not hard Today is the first official day of spring! When I think of spring, my mind automatically turns to gardening. I have gardened with my mother for pretty much as long as I can remember. It has always been part of our late winter/early spring routine to plan the garden, start seeds indoors, waiting for the soil to thaw so that we can prepare the garden beds and transplant the little seedlings. Gardening is really great thing to do if you have the space and resources to do so. Getting the kids involved is even better.  Gardening…

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    5 Wonderful Spring Picture Books

    Springtime is almost here! Springtime is right around the corner – maybe. If you live in Western Canada like I do, then it doesn’t ‘look’ like spring until May or June. Fresh snow is still falling every other day here, and we haven’t seen the grass in months, but that’s why spring books are so great, right? Does it look like spring where you live? It may not look like spring here yet, and it might not for a while, but spring themed picture books can get you in the mood for spring. They all look so fresh and bright and make you think of…

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    The Perfect Books for Introducing Young Children to Anne of Green Gables

    Perfect Books for Introducing Anne Shirley to Young Children Welcome back to another post in the Month of Anne Blog Post Series! If you missed the last post in this series called Anne Around the World: Copies of Anne From Around the Globe, you can find it here. In this post we will be looking at some books for young children that will make them almost instantly fall in love with Anne Shirley.  Books for a very first introduction to Anne These first few books are perfect for a very first introduction to Anne Shirley. Why not start them young, right? Here are a few…

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    100 Books for 100 Years Challenge – Books 1 Through 30

    This post may contain affiliate links “On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month 1918, the guns of World War One fell silent.” This year’s Remembrance Day, coming up in just over a week is very significant. It will mark 100 years since the Great War ended. To commemorate that, I will attempt to present to you in the days leading up to Remembrance Day with 100 children’s books that take place during either World War One, or World War Two. For the full list without pictures or description, scroll right down to the bottom of the post.   To begin…

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    Celebrate Saint Pope John Paul II With These 2 Wonderful Books

    Saint Pope John Paul II Books for Kids “Be not afraid.” These are the wise words spoken by one of the most beloved Popes of all time. Saint Pope John Paul II. A man held in high regard by Catholics, and non-Catholics alike. Today on October 22 we celebrate his feast day. Saint Pope John Paul II was born Karol Josef Wojtyla ( voy-ti-wah) in Wadowice (vah-doe-vee-chay) Poland on May 18, 1920. His parents were Karol Sr. and Emilia Wojtyla. Karol Jr. had two older siblings, Edmund who died when Karol was 16 years old, and Olga who died in infancy. Karol also had a…

  • 9 Great Picture Books to Set the Fall Mood

    9 Great Books To Set The Fall Mood

    List of Great Books That Are Fall Themed It is October, and we are well into fall by now. The pretty coloured leaves are littering the ground all around, the air smells of chai lattes and pumpkin spice everything. There is no doubting that fall is here. The weather outside currently begs you to sit inside with a warm drink, a cozy blanket, and plenty of good books to read that set the fall mood. Below is a list of wonderful, fall themed picture books to enjoy with your children this time of year. 1. Christopher’s Harvest Time by Elsa Beskow Christopher’s Harvest Time by…

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    20 Sumptuous Picture Books About Apples

    20 Picture Books About Apples Can you believe it’s September already? It feels like the year is going by so fast. When I think about September, I can’t help think about big, bright red juicy apples! In light of that, I am going to share with you 20 pictures about apples. There are so many books that I can think of, however I am just going to include the 20 best books I have read. If you can think of any picture books about apples that I didn’t include in this post, please feel free to mention them in the comment section below. At the…