Picture Books Matter

October 25th, 2012 by melissa g
As you can probably tell from the reviews we post on, we are big fans of picture books. Not just for the youngest readers, but for kids of all ages. So, when I came across a recent article in The Guardian, “How Do Picture Books Make Toddlers Laugh?”, I had to click through! According Read More...

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Spooktacular Giveaway Hop 2012

October 23rd, 2012 by melissa y.
It’s that time of year again… The scary, spooky and always sweet giveaway for Halloween is here!  This year Sweet on Books is giving away a SIGNED copy of Creepy Carrots written by Aaron Reynolds and illustrated (and signed) by the great Peter Brown. It’s all part of the Spooktacular Giveaway Hop, a blog hop of Read More...

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National Bullying Prevention Month – October, 2012

October 9th, 2012 by melissa y.
Did you know this month is National Bullying Prevention Month? And tomorrow, October 10th, is Unity Day? Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center started this effort to end bullying in 2006 with a week long event.  This year it has grown into a month long effort with various events in cities across America.  Anyone can be Read More...

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Columbus Day – How Do You Celebrate?

October 8th, 2012 by melissa g
Do you have the day off?  Are you out shopping for Columbus Day bargains? Are your kids home from school? So, who was Christopher Columbus, and why is he celebrated here in the United States? According to a CBS video, Columbus Day originally became a public holiday way back in 1937.  Why?  It was a Read More...

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