Bookish in the Mitten

Book reviews, book recommendations, book talk, and a little knitting

To continue the theme of the Sunday Classic review posted yesterday, today’s Michigan author, the prolific and gifted Patricia Polacco, also writes – and illustrates – books for children. I met her in the mid 1990’s when she signed copies of her book Thunder Cake at the big box bookseller for whom I worked at …

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Again I poked around online and found this FREE resource: http://mrsp.com/ . Once you’re there, choose from a list of classic titles and watch/listen as Mrs. P, portrayed by Kathy Kinney (Mimi from the Drew Carey Show), reads your choice aloud. Stories can be streamed or downloaded for offline use. The site also features crafts …

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Here’s another resource for you and your kids in the absence of story hour at your local library – stories are read by celebrities. You can choose your video platform (I chose YouTube). If you enjoy it, share it with your friends! https://www.storylineonline.net/ Start with The Rainbow Fish, which is just over six minutes long …

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