READING Robo-Sauce written by Adam Rubin and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri. And thrilled for a funny book that can compete with the usual nightly request for “superhero book” chapters. I’m quite happy to read anything to my son, but this adorable story feels like a much better way to end the day rather than yet another battle between Thor and Loki. #SiblingDrama
EXCITED about our new backyard hammock. I can’t say that I’ve actually had the chance to relax in it with a book, but just knowing it’s there waiting for me makes me happy. Reading this article by Dale Hrabi also makes me happy. Just knowing there’s a person in the world, creative enough to come up with this…
OBSESSED with indulging my son’s new interest in mazes. It all comes down to the fact that working on a maze keeps him focused and out of my hair for a few minutes. Why would I not go maze crazy in an attempt to make it out to the backyard for a few minutes of actual hammock time? If your kiddo has the same interest, your first stop should be the Internet. There are plenty of great mazes you can print out at home. Your second stop (if you can find a copy) should be to Marvelous Mazes written by Charles Snape and illustrated by Juliet Snape.
IMPRESSED with Bookopolis, the safe and fun online place for 7 -12 year olds to connect with other young readers about books and reading. Kids can earn badges and points as rewards for adding books, writing reviews and reports, and inviting friends.