Learning with Usborne Lift-the-Flap Question and Answers

I am in the midst of getting ready for a book fair so I have been going through all of my books for Usborne Books and More (disclaimer - I am an Independent Consultant with UBAM). Because I've been making piles and packing up all of my baby and toddler books, E has been able … Continue reading Learning with Usborne Lift-the-Flap Question and Answers

You Can Do Anything – an inspirational tale with a Hip-Hop beat

One of the neat things about being an Independent Consultant with Usborne Books & More is coming across titles that I would never normally pick up, but that hold some pretty amazing messages. The newest in that category is Hip and Hop, You Can Do Anything, by Akala. Akala is an award winning UK Hip-Hop … Continue reading You Can Do Anything – an inspirational tale with a Hip-Hop beat

Usborne Book of the Week – Flags of the World to Color

So in addition to writing this blog because I have a general obsession with children's books, last year I became an Independent Consultant with Usborne Books & More. I did this because I wanted every book I saw and needed to figure out a way to pay for that, but also, because the company is … Continue reading Usborne Book of the Week – Flags of the World to Color

The Power of Words – a lesson from Desmond Tutu

Adults are familiar with the work of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, but in our efforts to heal our wounded world, our children need to hear his message. Fortunately, Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams have come together to write "Desmond and the Very Mean Word" about the hurt that words can cause and the power of forgiveness.The … Continue reading The Power of Words – a lesson from Desmond Tutu

Taking a Learning Adventure with National Geographic Kids

National Geographic knows that one of the best ways to capture anyone's attention is through stunning photography. We recently received two of their newest titles and they are visually outstanding and super fun. Awesome 8 is an outrageous collection of the "absolutely coolest, weirdest, and craziest things we could think of," explains the title page. … Continue reading Taking a Learning Adventure with National Geographic Kids