October 12, 2014

“A cow says MOO…A sheep says BAA…Three singing pigs say LA LA LA!”  You know it by heart.  Your child knows it by heart.  That’s part of the fun.  They can finish the sentences, know when to laugh, and there’s always that one page that’s their very favorite....

September 17, 2014

We all know the importance of reading to our children, but there are times when the idea of sitting through If You Give a Mouse a Cookie for the twelfth time in one day can be mind numbing.  Reading should be fun for you and your child, it’s a way to connect and bond,...

July 3, 2014

There's no need for an excuse to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine together this long weekend, but these fun activties can help keep the little ones active! There are LOTS of great ideas out there to get the kids in the spirit (and stay enaged) while you grill and pa...

June 4, 2014

Looking for new bedtime stories? Here are our top choices for bedtime themed board and picture books! In no particular order, with my favorite versions indicated.


  1. Little Owl's Night (Hardcover)

  2. The Going to Bed Book (Board)

  3. Kitten's First Full Moon (Hardc...

May 20, 2014


Come, come now...did somebody say, BOOK MOBILE? YES. Some guy in a bowler hat in 1916 said it, and we're saying it again now!


There are hundreds of food trucks in LA county. You can get hand pies, street tacos, even fresh pasta out of a truck now. Clothing boutiques h...

April 11, 2014

It's no secret that reading and singing aloud to your baby helps them learn and grow. Story Time interactions now mean indispensable language and social skills for your baby later. Plus, Story Time fosters a close emotional relationship between you and your baby.


But i...

March 31, 2014

Many people were surprised at the idea of me starting a children’s bookstore with the rise of the kindle and the ipad, but I believe this is exactly the right time to re-create a love of books and reading in today’s youth!


Early literacy is so important and it sets the...

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