I recently took some time out to go and enjoy looking through the Readings Kids Store in Carlton. If you live in Melbourne or are visiting and love kids and Teen books then head in and have a look. It is the Disneyland of books.
You can be certain that when a creative person such as Jane Foster creates books for babies and toddlers that you are in for something special. When a couple of her books were purchased for the library they caught my eye and I was instantly engaged
Oh lila, from the outset my heart felt so sad that you were not accepted because of your dark hair, eyes and skin. The sadness in your eyes and the rejection you felt in the school grounds is where many children have been. I am glad I got to read your story but I am sad that it happened in the first place…
“In a land of long grasses, where small insects crawl, lived a strange little bug, with no name at all. What creature are you ? the other bugs asked, but the bug didn’t know, and the others walked past.”
Rest in Peace Dick Bruna…Miffy will continue to live on in all through many more generations to come.
I decided to share this today because it is one that mattered to me. There are books that come and go, there are books that stay with you and this is one of them.
“Grover’s tummy had been rumbling all day. He couldn’t remember when he’d last had a meal. He wished the Man with Big Boots fed him more often. Doesn’t he know that dogs need to eat everyday? Grover thought, as he scrunched his wet body small and tight to try to stay warm. It didn’t work. He was still cold.”
“The cat from Norway gets stuck in the doorway…but my cat likes to hide in boxes”