knock for yourself…

Day Fifteen: Knock! Knock!: My Dad’s Dream for Me By Daniel Beaty, illus. Bryan Collier Little, Brown for Young Readers 2013. Every morning, I play a game with my father. He goes knock knock on my door and I pretend to be asleeptill he gets right next to the bed.And my papa, he tells me, “I love you.”Continue reading “knock for yourself…”

an ideal picture book library

A short time ago, Natalya and I had to opportunity to attend a baby shower for a young couple in our community. As a way of exciting a thirteen-year-old only-child who has zero interest in most pre-fifth-grade children, let alone babies, I told her we would be gifting books. We love and make extensive use ofContinue reading “an ideal picture book library”