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children’s books

Big World

MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME! BY SIGNE TORP

11/09/2020,

I would like to propose to you a special journey around the world with the talented Norwegian illustrator and picture book writer Signe Torp. Her book Make Yourself at Home! (published by Thames & Hudson) will take you from Cambodia to Mongolia, from Great Britain to Canada, through an artistic, creative, and cultural journey through […]

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Inspiration

2 BOOKS TO INSPIRE CHILDREN TO LOVE NATURE

10/21/2020,

2 years ago, I had the privilege of interviewing one of my favorite authors – María Isabel Sánchez Vegara-. My admiration for her works has kept growing since then, and it has been a great joy to see that her “Little People, BIG LIVES” book collection keeps adding new titles every week. Today I would […]

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Education, Inspiration

KINDERGUIDES: INSPIRING A LOVE FOR CLASSIC LITERATURE

08/11/2020,

If you believe that classics are timeless, you are going to love KinderGuides, a series of illustrated children’s books that introduce iconic works of classic literature to young readers.  KinderGuides familiarises children with classic stories from Julius Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days, to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, or Homer’s The Odyssey. KinderGuides is […]

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Inspiration

4 BOOKS FOR CURIOUS KIDS

02/07/2020,

“Curiosity in children is but an appetite for knowledge”– John Locke. Curiosity sparks learning. “Several neurological studies have shown that curiosity makes our brains more receptive for learning, and that as we learn, we enjoy the sensation of learning“. A great way to boost your kids’ curiosity is with books, and these four children’s picture […]

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Inspiration

THE CREATIVE WORLD OF AUTHOR NASTASIA RUGANI

09/26/2018,

Once in a while, you read such an interesting book that you immediately would like to meet the author. This happened to my 7-year-old son this summer. He was fascinated with “El pequeño cuidador de insectos” by Nastasia Rugani, and he suggested  I should contact her. Today we travel to France and meet Nastasia. I […]

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Inspiration

INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR MARÍA ISABEL SÁNCHEZ VERGARA

01/25/2018,

María Isabel Sánchez Vergara is one of my kid’s favorite authors. I have reviewed previously her great book “El Cuadro” and her titles dedicated to Frida Kahlo, Marie Curie, and Amelia Earhart. It was such a great pleasure to interview María Isabel Sánchez Vergara. You are going to love her answers about writing, living in […]

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Education, Inspiration

MAISTORY BOOK: INSPIRING IN CHILDREN A LOVE FOR BOOKS

12/17/2017,

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents” –  Emilie Buchwald. Do you want your child to love to read? Are you looking for resources to inspire your children a love for books?  Look no further! Today we interview Maya, founder of MaiStoryBook. Maya is an artist and elementary teacher-to-be-in training who is […]

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Inspiration

TALES OF MYSTERY AND MAGIC FOR HALLOWEEN

10/23/2016,

Tales of Mystery and Magic (edited by Barefoot Books) is a collection of stories that include tales of singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move of their own accord and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. It also includes a story time CD read by the author, Hugh Lapton, one of Britain’s […]

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