Category: Books

THE FORCE AWAKENS Children’s Books & Box Office Update

Disney announced that STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS has become the highest grossing film of all time in the US market having earned $758.2 million. In doing so, it’s surpassed the staggering $760.5M lifetime gross earned by Avatar. They shattered that record in just 20 days! Also, the film has made more than 800 million internationally.

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GiftLit Makes Reading With Kids Easy: Personalized Book Selection Subscription

It’s common knowledge that reading to your kids is one of the most important things you can do for them, but did you know just how far-reaching those benefits can be? From developing a closer relationship with you, to setting them up for academic excellence, to reinforcing basic speech skills and enforcing concentration and discipline — reading early and often to even the littlest kids provides an impressive foundation.

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A Walk in the Woods Movie – Bryson/Redford Labor Day Weekend #TakeAHike

One of my favorite books has been made into a movie starring Robert Redford whom I’ve adored since the 70s. Somehow the fact that this was happening had gotten by me unnoticed until today! I happened to look up the title for another piece I’m writing about crafting while listening to audiobooks, when there it was an advertisement for “A Walk in the Woods” by Bill Bryson opening Labor Day weekend!

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Disney Pixar INSIDE OUT Movie Books for Kids

This is one movie I’ve been looking forward to for some time! The premise is all about how emotions rule our bodies. It’s a fun way to teach kids about anger, fear, disgust, sadness and joy. These are easy-reader books, books for toddlers, as well as activity books, sticker and coloring books, and more all themed with the new Disney Pixare INSIDE OUT movie theme.

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Amigurumi – My Learn More & #ReadMore Goal for 2015

I’m a firm believer that you’re never too old to learn something new. In fact, it’s thought that by learning new things your brain is “exercised” and you may enjoy better brain function at a time when most people find they suffer from memory loss. To aid in my quest to learn at least one new skill this year, I’m taking the Kobo Reading Challenge have created a collection of books that can help me in my endeavor.

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