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National Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Animals appear in many fairy tales, and since magic is also a common fairy tale element, many of those animals can talk. Talking animals represent an interesting and entertaining blend of animal and human characteristics that enables the author to effectively communicate his story through metaphor. Imagine what the story of Little Red Riding Hood would be like without the wolf roaring, “The better to eat you with, my dear!” Read More

Happy Valentine’s Day!

By the 18th Century, printed Valentine’s Day cards were available for purchase, but we still love handmade cards the best. The books, below, have clever ideas and fun crafts to help make your Valentine’s Day extra special.  Read More