May Garwin

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Book of the Week: You’re a Rude Pig, Bertie

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p><i>[Note from Gabrielle: This is the last book review that Carter prepped for us last month. It’s another good one! Future</i> …

By: Horse Racing

You must not lay a horse unless you are sure there<br>reaches least one horse which includes the shape to<br>get over your selection, ideally there must<br>be …

Book of the Week: Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>It’s about that time of year, when our littles may be donning fancy clothes and perfect manners and expected to be …

Book of the Week: The Big Wet Balloon

<i>By Carter.</i><p>Did you enjoy getting to know Françoise Mouly as much as I did? I’m still stuck on the assertion (and reminder!) that <i>“a book can be read</i> …

DIY: Balsa Wood Gift Tags

<i>By Jordan of Polkadot Press Edited by Amy Christie</i><p>These balsa wood gift tags are a quick way to jazz up your Christmas gifts. An added bonus is …

Papier Maché Holiday Ornaments

<i>Images and text by Amy Christie for Design Mom.</i><p>Remember the Man in the Moon garland from a few months back? We loved their simplicity and cheeriness …

Book of the Week: No Fits, Nilson

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>Meet Nilson and Amelia, stars of <i>No Fits Nelson!</i> They are inseparable. Ukelele-playing, block-stacking, and scooter-ing …

Book of the Week: The Day the Crayons Quit

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>This book’s title alone is enough to send any kid into a duo of shock and understanding belief. Try it. Show them the …

Book of the Week: Want to Be in a Band?

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>Giselle Potter is one of my favorite illustrators, so when I spied this new-to-me book of hers, I jumped on it. And then I …

Book of the Week: Rico the Brave Sock Monkey

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>I have a feeling that Little Golden Books are a part of our collective reading history. Am I right? <i>The Poky Little Puppy</i> …

Book of the Week: Along a Long Road

<i>By Carter.</i><p>I must confess, when I saw this book’s cover, it was love at first sight. It’s just so beautiful! And <i>Along a Long Road</i> is one of those …

Book of the Week: Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>This wacky and whimsical collection of poems by T.S. Eliot, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, was originally published …

Book of the Week: Inside Outside

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>I dive into some books like a crazed kid on Christmas morning. And then I accidentally rip a jacket or tear a page and I …

Book of the Week: Warning: Do Not Open This Book

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>Go ahead. Judge this book by its cover. And you’ll probably ignore the signs, and the chains, and the warning tape. That’s …

10 Great Picture Books from 2012

<i>By Carter.</i><p>I know it’s not quite the end of the year yet, but I’m already eager to share some of my 2012 favorites. This bunch runs the gamut from …

Book of the Week: The Story of Fish and Snail

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>Koseli’s post last week on creating captivated me. The timing was a real love note, too, and it’s this line she wrote that …

Best Fall Books for Kids | Everywhere

Taking a page from Herve Tullet’s <i>Press Here,</i> this story is powered by your child’s fingers and imagination. The tree starts bare, but with taps, …

Kids

Book of the Week: Silence

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>This book, <i>Silence</i>, was created by artists from the Barcelona-based illustration studio Lemniscates and published by the …

Picture Books Archives ⋆ Design Mom

Book of the Week: The Crows of Pearblossom

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>The legacy of story is something I ponder over quite a bit. It’s a reminder of connectedness to our roots and one another. …

Book of the Week: The Mighty Lalouche

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>Maybe Gabrielle can chime in and tell me how to say, <i>“Holy cow, this is the most exquisite and weirdly charming story I have</i> …

Book of the Week: The Umbrella

<i>Images and text by Carter, The Blue Umbrella poster by Pixar.</i><p>Some of my favorite reads this year have been wordless picture books. There’s something …

Flora and the Flamingo

<b>A 2014 Caldecott Honor Book</b><p>In this innovative wordless picture book with interactive flaps, Flora and her graceful flamingo friend explore the trials …

The Boy and the Airplane

<b>Kindness needs no words in this soaring tale that is ideal for gift-giving.</b><p>When a little boy’s prized toy airplane lands on a rooftop, he makes …

Journey

A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in …

Book of the Week: Bluebird

<i>Images and text by Carter.</i><p>There’s something extraordinarily engaging about a book with no words. And there’s just something plain old extraordinary …