Category Archives: books

Meeting An Author At the Red Balloon Bookshop

image credit The Red Balloon Bookshop was hosting an author this past weekend.  Knowing that I love the Red Balloon  (you can read how much I love it) and personally knowing the author–well, alright, I didn’t know the author so … Continue reading

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Llamas in Red Pajamas in Person

image credit (and yes, I think that is in Japanese or Chinese or something!) Anna Dewdney of Llama Llama Red Pajama will be live and in person.Wild RumpusTuesday, September 25, 201211:00 am She will be reading her newest book, Llama Llama … Continue reading

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Summer Reading for Kids

This year, the Twin Cities area libraries are proud, once again, to encourage your children to read through their summer reading program called BookawockY  This was the theme last year, too.  I remember it well because my family could not … Continue reading

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Birchbark Books

Drive around the Lake of the Isles (because it’s a lake with an island in it–maybe two.  I only saw one, but I was more worried about avoiding a car accident than counting the islands) and through a beautiful neighborhood … Continue reading

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Travel Twin Cities: Wild Rumpus

There’s this little bookstore hidden in Minneapolis. It’s a quaint little place where the books are numerous as are the animals!  Today our cousin Melody with her baby and I with my sweet peas and buddies explored my ideal of a bookstore. Let me … Continue reading

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