Category Archives: Children’s Books

I have spent a lot of time in the Childrens section of Barnes n Noble. I am happy around children’s literature and some of my happiest memories involve the books that were my favorites as a small kid, and the books that were my own kids’ favorites. I don’t like the preachy stories with a little agenda about sharing or being brave or, worst of all, saving the environment. Picture books should tell a story, and encourage a day dream.

A Doll Named Jesse Rose

I wrote this–mainly in the carpool line–for Molly, who is eight at the time of this writing. She has been in love with both clothes and dolls since she was a toddler. She doesn’t care much what is in fashion … Continue reading

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Victoria and Jane

Victoria and Jane lived in the same neighborhood on the very same street, just three houses apart. They were very best friends. Victoria’s room was purple and red, her two favorite colors, but she called them violet and crimson. Victoria … Continue reading

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