Grandma’s Attic Series

Several years ago this book started popping up in my Amazon recommendations because I was buying Caddie Woodlawn, Understood Betsy, What Katy Did, and Betsy-Tacy for my little girl. The cover art, however, was so off-putting to me that I resisted any inclination to even consider the book. I thought, for sure, that this book was … Continue reading Grandma’s Attic Series

Audible Spring Cleaning Sale

Audible Member's Only Spring Cleaning Sale - through April 24th Old Fashioned Children's' Books: Fairchild Family: Happy Little Family - $3.47 - our review here Fairchild Family: Schoolhouse in the Woods - $3.47 Fairchild Family: Up and Down the River - $3.47 Fairchild Family: Schoolroom in the Parlor - $3.47 Children of the Noisy Village (*Santa … Continue reading Audible Spring Cleaning Sale

Easy to Read Wonder Tales

Easy to Read Wonder Tales, and Easy to Read Spooky Tales Veronika Martenova Charles’ “About the Author” page says that she, “creates stories for children that are inspired by her own travels around the world as well as her fascination with the stories and folklore of many lands.”  She has published ten “Easy to Read … Continue reading Easy to Read Wonder Tales

Signature: The Story of Clara Barton

Published by Grosset and Dunlap, the Signature “Story of” books are a biography series very similar to the famous Landmark and North Star children's biography series. Like those series, the publishers at Grosset and Dunlap commissioned excellent authors to write biographies that would be appropriate for children. After having read several books in each series, … Continue reading Signature: The Story of Clara Barton