My family has taken a lot of vacations over the years, and discovered a lot of places to love. And one of the most fun-filled trips we ever took was to beautiful California. When people think of California, places like Hollywood, Silicon Valley and the Napa Valley wine region tend to spring to mind. But […]
One of my favourite things about public school is Scholastic book orders. I used to love looking through the flyers when I was a child and now every month Zackary brings home a book order that the two of us can peruse together. I have to admit, I sometimes will even buy a book for myself after choosing books for him!
This fall, Scholastic Canada has some great fun book choices for younger children and I was so excited when we received three of the new fall pictures books from Scholastic to review.
As soon as I saw The Very Hungry Bear, the newest picture book from Nick Bland, I knew we would be reading that one first. My boys love his previous books and so we sat down together to check out the new story. The tale of a hungry bear that went fishing and found a lost polar bear was so much fun and both the boys enjoyed it. And I appreciated the theme the story had of helping those in need, even if it means going without something yourself! [Read more…]