Celebrate at a 1920’s themed book release party, The Ivy League Chronicles: 9 Squares by E.K. Prescott {Surprise, Arizona event}

I love the opportunity to get to meet local book authors.  It's even more fun when it's at a 1920's themed book release party! The very talented E.K. Prescott will be celebrating the release of her mystery novel, The Ivy League Chronicles: 9 Squares, with a fun 20's theme party at a local bookstore in Surprise, Arizona March 28, 2013. "This will be an exciting evening for everyone," promises Dr. Prescott. "There will be a Roaring Twenties costume contest, a local trio, The Barry Read More... {Read More...}

Celebrating World Book Day with All Fancy Dress

Yesterday was World Book Day.  It's a day to celebrate authors, illustrators, and the magic of reading.  Teaching in a preschool classroom I believe in the importance of getting children excited about books.  We spend a good portion of our day with activities centered around books - a story during circle time, looking at books on your own and with friends after snack time, and having books everywhere around the room for little hands to reach.  My daughter is only four years Read More... {Read More...}