Way Back Wednesday Essential Classic

Miss Rumphius Story and Pictures by Barbara Cooney As December 6th nears and with it the Feast of St. Nicholas, I am reminded of the simple dedication found in the pages of a picture book by Barbara Cooney which was winner of the American Book Award in 1982 and a New York Times Book of…

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Way Back Wednesday

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel Story and Pictures by Virginia Lee Burton In this age of technology, which functions and changes at breathtaking speed, I love to look back over the picture books of Virginia Lee Burton. It’s a grounding experience and reminds me of the quote,  “The more things change, the more they…

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