Chovy Ahn

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A Picture Book About All the Places Home Can Be

<i>We’ll be sharing about books that are worth taking a close look at for one reason or another. And we’ll ask you: What do you think about it?</i><p><i>Today: When a children's picture book is actually a work of art, even big kids perk up.</i><p>In the many, always rave reviews of Carson Ellis' splendid kids' book</i> …

Books

12 Inspirational Classics of Literature You Should Let Your Children Read Before They Grow Up

It is important that your kids read many books to educate them and improve literacy standards. What books will you be encouraging your kids to read …

Books

Books That Grow into Trees After They're Read

Book Regrows into Tree After Being Read<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>Before you start filling up your calendars with conferences to spark your …

17 Wonderful Multicultural Picture Books About Food

My favorite way to learn about other cultures is through food. It can be intiminating to cook a new ethnic cuisine for the first time, so consider …

Latkes

Which are the best picture books about farms?

Sharing a farmyard tale with younger children is so much fun – so Julia Eccleshare AKA The Book Doctor puts on her dungarees and sniffs out the best in show!<p>My children love animals and would love to live on a farm! Which are the best books about farm animals or farmyards?<p>Farmyards are great places …

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Conversation with Certified Medical Illustrator Michele Graham

<i>Cancer of the Brain, Glioblastoma / Client: Clinical Advisor / © Michele Graham, CMI</i><p><b>Why did you choose to pursue medical illustration as a career?</b><br>I …

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Add leaves to baking soda and water, boil, and then use the skeleton for your crafting needs!<p>See more<p>DIY Colorful Skeleton Leaves - not sure this …

The Real Stories Behind 7 Everyday Expressions

Many of our everyday phrases come from Shakespeare, while others have more gruesome beginnings.<p>But some widely repeated phrase "origins" are folk etymologies that have been passed on by word of mouth and AOL spam emails.<p>Keep reading to see seven everyday phrase origins that are complete myths …

When Penguins Attack

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Jamaican Photographer Captures the Beauty and Innocence of Childhood

Adrian McDonald is a wedding photographer by trade who is used to capturing important moments in a couple's life. Recently, however, he's gotten new-found fame for his beautifully innocent photos of his neighborhood children. While in one photo a young boy looks completely caught in the moment …

Photography

Everyday Grammar: Put Prepositions in Their Place

English learners know that prepositions can be difficult to master. There are 94 one-word prepositions in English, and about 56 prepositions with two …

Grammar

Essential business grammar lesson 12: the passive voice (and zombies)

The passive voice is indirect and hard to read. The active voice is better. Read on to find out why, and learn to keep your writing active.

Grammar

3 Creative Language Learning Methods: Improve Fluency with Translation

So, you think you’ve tried every language learning strategy?<p><b>Think there are no stones left unturned?</b><p>Let’s go to the checklist:<p>Flashcards? …

100 Great Children's Picture Books – highlights from 1922-2011

Spanning a century and featuring foreign gems as well as British cult classics, Martin Salisbury’s stunning collection of the greatest picture books is a revelation for all ages<p>Martin Salisbury talks to Kate Kellaway about his 100 greatest picture books Buy 100 Great Children’s Picture Books

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Not just for children: 100 great picture books

It is almost impossible to leaf through Martin Salisbury’s <i>100 Great Children’s Picture Books</i> without becoming acquisitive. It is a book to make the eye greedy, to make collectors of us all. Indeed, Salisbury, professor of illustration at Cambridge School of Art, says more and more people today are …

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Picture Books Parents Will Actually Want to Read Over And Over

<i>Originally published on Kirkus</i><p>You know what it's like. It's bedtime, and your tot reaches for a book you'd rather drink lye than read again. Here is a baker's dozen of antidotes, for babies up through early-elementary children. There are urban idylls and country adventures, wordless wonders and …

Grammar videos

Oliver and Alfie decide to enter a bike race.<p>Sophie is working closer to home this week. She’s in London and she has a surprise for Oliver and …

6 Spanish Grammar Games Guaranteed to Get Your Students Going

<b>The infamous G word: Grammar.</b><p>You either love it and obsess over it, or you hate it with a fiery passion.<p>But it doesn’t have to be the latter!<p>As a …

Different Solutions

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DIY Sewing Cards from Recycled Plastic Lids

I recently had the crazy idea that I could make a set of <b>reusable sewing cards from recycled takeaway lids</b>. My crazy ideas don’t always turn out in …

5 Simple Grammar Mistakes That Even Smart Students Make

My late mother had a pet peeve about the proper use of “me” and “I.” She measured your mental acuity, not to mention your socioeconomic standing, by whether you implicitly understood when to say either.<p>Incorrect: <i>Mark Williams and me are going to see Southside Johnny at the Music Box</i><p>Correct: <i>Mark</i> …

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Atlantic for Kids Brings Lisa Loeb's Musical and More to NYC

I spend a lot of time writing about how much more producers and non-profits could be doing to encourage a new theater audience. That begins at the youngest of ages. As arts education continues to get cut across the country, someone needs to pick up the slack. There need to be more affordable shows …

Semicolons: How To Use Them, And Why You Should

Does the semicolon really need a defense? The punctuation mark has seemingly won more earnest supporters than snide detractors over the years, even as its use has plummeted. In 2012, Ben Dolnick wrote eloquently of his “love story” with semicolons in The New York Times' Draft blog. In 2008, the …

7 bogus grammar 'errors' you don't need to worry about

When it comes to the English language, I'm not an anything-goes kind of guy. If I were, I wouldn't have written a book called <i>How to Not Write Bad:</i> …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

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The 9 Most Controversial Grammatical Rules

While educated people agree on most grammatical rules, there are fierce debates on a few key points. We're going to lay down the most controversial rules and explain when to follow them and when to break free.<p>Can you split infinitives?<p>People have tried to argue for centuries that the two words of …

The Art Of Using Correct Verb Tenses In Your Writing

<i>By Writer's Relief Staff:</i><p>Enforcing consistent verb tense in your writing is crucial. Nothing makes an editor’s brain hurt more than trying to read through distracting or confusing verb tenses. If one sentence has so many varying tenses that readers don’t know if you’re coming or going, you can be …

10 Words People Who Lack Confidence Always Use | Inc.com

Nine-hundred and seventy-two.<p>That's the total number of e-mails I received just in May, and it's about my average. That's not counting the hundreds and hundreds of messages Gmail dumped into categories for promotional mail, forum posts, and social networking updates. I've become proficient at …

Mark Zuckerberg

Dear whoever is reading this, smile! Life is too short to be unhappy. Yesterday I missed the national puppy day so I thought I gotta post that image of Norm flying with balloons today. Such a fun image I did for @jermzlee.