Books for Aspiring Pirates and Fairies

Books for Aspiring Pirates and Fairies

I love to make book lists and I thought it would be fun to compile some of our favorite picture books and read alouds about pirates and fairies! Ye Ol' Pirate Books My oldest kids, Benjamin and Lucy, love to play pirates in the backyard. Usually there's a sizable altercation about who gets to be Captain Hook. Swords are wielded. Epic battles fought. These are some of our favorite library finds … [Read more...]

A Downton Abbey Children’s Book List

Since I'm bursting at the seams to start watching the new season of Downton Abbey, I thought I'd repost a wonderful guest post today from my dear friend (and new mama!) Katherine Grimm Bowers, children's literature expert extraordinaire. It combines two of my very favorite things: Edwardian Children's Lit and Dame Maggie Smith. Enjoy! - Haley I’ve been watching a lot of Downton Abbey, lately, … [Read more...]