Thank You for Being a Friend: Abby Reviews Two Picture Books for Kids and Adults

Abby looks at two titles today: a new picture book for grown-ups set to the lyrics of Andrew Gold’s theme song for The Golden Girls, and Castle of Books, Alessandro Sanna’s  joyous introduction to the worlds waiting to be unlocked by the gift of reading. Both are uplifting celebrations of friendships and a reminder thatContinue reading “Thank You for Being a Friend: Abby Reviews Two Picture Books for Kids and Adults”

Major Used Book Sale Happening in Newtown, CT, This Weekend

A major used book sale is happening this weekend in Newtown, CT, at the 43rd annual C.H Booth Book Sale taking place at the Reed Intermediate School on 3 Trades Lane from July 7-11. Organized and hosted by the Friends of the C.H. Booth Library, all proceeds from the sale go towards enhancing the library’s current collections, support library services, andContinue reading “Major Used Book Sale Happening in Newtown, CT, This Weekend”

Musical Bears The Bear and The Piano, by David Litchfield; Clarion Books, 32 pages, $16.99, ages 4-7. If a bear plays a piano in the woods, does he make music? In David Litchfield’s debut picture book, the answer is a roaring ‘yes.’ In it, a precocious bear stumbles upon a bramble-covered piano that has somehowContinue reading