We’re all about fun stuff here. So, to honor that, we’re celebrating Tell a Fairy Tale Day— with modern fairy tale retellings from our own Moms Who Write community! Tell a Fairy Tale Day is an unofficial U.S. holiday that falls on February 26th. It’s a day to read, share, and listen to fairy tales from around the world.
One of the first poetry books I purchased was the award-winning debut collection Tainted Lionheart by Christine Weimer. This book…this book…changed the way I saw myself as a writer, a woman, and a mother, indefinitely.
There are a wealth of black history books for children on the market and books are a wonderful resource for learning about prominent figures, culture, and societal changes in an age-appropriate manner.
January may be almost over, but it’s not too late to celebrate everything that makes the month– and the season– special. From snow days to holidays, these cozy children’s books explore cultures, history, and everything that makes winter wonderful.
In our last Moms Who Write book list, we highlighted some of the most exciting children’s picture books. In this edition, we’re moving on up and sharing our favorite children’s chapter books for ages 7 to 10 and middle grade readers.
I can still remember the holiday books I read with my family as a child. They were some of my most treasured traditions. We’d curl up near the tree, or spread out amid decorations and wrappings on the carpet. My dad would do his silliest Santa impressions and narrate in deep, nostalgic tones. Holiday books…
There’s something magical about settling into a good holiday-themed book. Staking ground in front of a roaring fire or beside a decorated tree. Curling up in a blanket with a fancy mug of hot cocoa. Sure, I love to read cheery and silly tales to my kids. But holiday books for adults are where I…