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The best children’s books, according to my nine year-old daughter

The book reviewer at Green River Overlook in Canyonlands

In addition to books for young and adult readers, my family buys a lot of picture books. We have three shelves packed tight with them and three overflow stacks spread across the rest of the house.

For years I’ve wanted to catalog my favorites but never got around to it. So this spring, I hired my nine year-old daughter to do it for me.

After reviewing well over 100 children’ books, these were her favorites rated 4.5 out of 5 stars or better:  Continue reading…

Further proof Dr. Seuss is terribly underrated

cat-in-the-hatA recent quote my wife found:

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”

Not only is Dr. Seuss a fun read for kids, he’s wonderfully metaphoric when read by an adult.

I’ve been in awe of his work while re-reading it to my kids.