That Book Woman brought to life by Heather Henson & David Small Ever heard of the Pack Horse Librarians in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky? These travelling ladies dubbed “Book Women” braved rough terrain on horseback in good weather and bad to bring books to remote areas. How inspiring! That’s the scene we enter.
Curls brought to life by Ruth Forman and Geneva Bowers How very important it is for girls and boys alike to see themselves in the books they see at a young age. Additionally, when they are celebrated for who they are, it packs a heavy punch toward their positive self-image!
Tell The Time brought to life by Igloo Books No better way to learn counting and reading time than by touch and feel! This book is fitted with a colorful clock with moveable hands to play and learn with.
Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes brought to life by Ying Chang Compestine and David Roberts Here’s a clever retelling of the classic story! Author Ying Chang Compestine adds her own twist to Hans Christian Anderson’s The Emperor’s New Clothes. David Roberts’ watercolor, pen, and ink illustrations
No! The pages haven’t gone missing – it’s the entire chapter! And the narrator needs help to find it. Luckily, he has you – the reader – to help him on the case!
Puma Dreams brought to life by Tony Johnston and Jim LaMarche Right from the cover itself, it’s difficult to look away from Jim LaMarche’s panoramic, almost ethereal paintings for this book. It brings our heroine, the landscape, and her dream within arms reach using a combination of acrylics, pencils, and ink.
This is an unusual and worrisome time for a lot of parents, including us at Little Fun Club. As parents, we have moments of getting to escape the realities of the world by magically disappearing into the story of a good book with our kids. And though we have plenty to choose from, it doesn’t Continue reading
The stories we need most in our day and age are ones of compassion and sustainability. Kate, Who Tamed the Wind is one of those stories. It raises great talking points about resourcefulness, friendship, and the gift of the environment. Young Kate hears the cry for help from the old man at the top of Continue reading
Publishers have set out suggested reading categories that are set up more towards marketing than an individual reading experience. Based on our experience we have adjusted the age ranges to better represent what works for the children we have served over the years! Here is a quick look at our categories.
If you have a quiet, introspective child, this book is perfect! The story follows a solitary man who lives on a high spot by the ocean. His job is to uncork bottles that wash up on shore and retrieve the message inside. Most importantly, he figures out who the message is for and sets off Continue reading