• Picture Books for Spring

    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…

  • Pages & Co. Book 2 | Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales

    Book Review |Pages & Co. Book 2|Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales

    “Books aren’t interested in who is reading them… A book will welcome any reader; any age, any background, any point of view. Books don’t care if you can’t understand every word in them, or if you want to skip bits or reread bits. Books welcome everyone who wants to explore them, and thankfully no one has ever worked out a way to stop that.” – Anna James, Tilly and the Lost Fairytales Pages & Co. 2 | Tilly and the Lost Fairy Tales Today I want to show you a fairly recently published book, and quickly give you some of my thoughts about it. The…

  • Bookwanderers Feature Image

    Book Review |Pages & Co. 1| Tilly and the Book Wanderers

    “Are the things in your imagination less real than the things in front of you? Is this rose more real than you? Do the books you’ve read mean less to you because they haven’t really happened to you? Do daydreams at midday or nightdreams at midnight mean nothing?” – Anna James, Tilly and the Bookwanderers Pages & Co. 1 | Tilly and the Bookwanderers Eleven-year-old Matilda Pages or Tilly has lived with her grandparents in their bookshop, Pages & Co. ever since her mother’s mysterious disappearance shortly after Tilly was born. Just merely living in a bookshop with access to almost any book you want to read…

  • Kids Books Being Adapted into Movies

    Who Doesn’t Love a Good Book Turned into a Movie? I am really excited to share with you a list of children’s books that are being made into movies this year. There are one or two in particular that I am pumped up about. I would love to hear from you, which one you are the most excited about. Let me know in the comment section below. Now for the list! The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate If you haven’t read The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, then I strongly suggest you do. It is a wonderful book. You can read…

  • Beautiful Editions of Jane Austen Novels

    Beautiful Editions of Jane Austen’s Novels

    Beautiful Editions of Jane Austen Novels In this next post of our Jane Austen January, I am going to share with you some of the most beautiful editions of Jane Austen novels.  As you may have guessed, there are lots of different editions out there. Some are paperback, while others are hardcover, and so many of them are just gorgeous, I had to write a post about them. 1. Barnes and Noble Collectors Edition Isn’t it just gorgeous? All seven novels are bound into one beautiful book with a stunning cover. The pages are gold-edged and it has a built-in bookmark.  2. Pride and Prejudice…

  • 2020 Reading Challenge (1)

    2020 Reading Challenge | Free Printable Included

    Want to Join a Reading Challenge? It is now the year, which means it’s time to start planning a reading year that you can be proud of. If you didn’t read my post yet about setting reading goals for a productive reading year, then you can find that post here. If you need something to motivate you to read more books in this new year, then why not try a reading challenge? If you have never done one before, don’t fret. They are relatively easy to do. Benefits of a Reading Challenge You might be wondering why it is such a good idea to join…

  • 3 Simple Steps to a Successful Reading Year

    3 Steps to a Successful Reading Year

    Creating Reading Goals for a More Productive Reading Year 3 Simple Steps for Helping You and Your Child Create and Achieve Reading Goals. What Are Reading Goals? There are many types of reading goals. It all depends on who you talk to, but generally speaking, reading goals by definition are simply little challenges you give yourself to not only get better at reading but also help improve consistency in reading at the same time. This makes them not only great for adults but children as well, especially reluctant readers. Creating feasible reading goals doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming, even when creating them with…