Miss Jaster’s Garden

Miss Jaster’s Garden by illustrator turned author N. M. Bodecker is one of those picture books that every family library should have. The illustration has a daydream-like quality with soft watercolors, the story line is adorable and the kind that children love to giggle at, and the writing is charming and intelligent. If Anne Shirley-Blythe … Continue reading Miss Jaster’s Garden

The Little Old Man Who Could Not Read

The Little Old Man Who Could Not Read by Irma Simonton Black is a tender tale about an old craftsman who loves his toy-making work so much that he fails to make time for other important things - like learning to read. In this funny but educational little story, children learn, through the toymaker’s experience, why … Continue reading The Little Old Man Who Could Not Read