First word books and The Big Book of Words and Pictures (Gecko Press)

Every child's library should have a picture dictionary of sorts. Ergo, so should every good children's bookstore (or children's section in a bookstore). When I was growing up, I thrived on reading and comics was an important part of the diet. I don't remember if we had a picture dictionary, but when I was in … Continue reading First word books and The Big Book of Words and Pictures (Gecko Press)

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Gone bear hunting

There's no rhyme and reason to which book I should write about first. So, I thought I'd choose a book that was there at the very beginning, and suddenly popped up right now. perhaps in the nick of time. We're Going On A Bear Hunt (words by Michael Rosen, pictures by Helen Oxenbury) was one … Continue reading Gone bear hunting