“October was a beautiful month at Green Gables, when the birches in the hollow turned as golden as sunshine and the maples behind the orchard were royal crimson and the wild cherry trees along the lane put on the loveliest shades of dark
Vancouver’s Uptown Village just got a lot cooler. Especially if you consider children’s literature cool, which the very cool Kari Ferguson, published author and owner of the new Dickens Children's Books and Publishing Lab, most certainly does. “I always wanted to write children’s
As I write, a well-worn copy of “Little Women” sits on my nightstand. A bookmark is tucked within its familiar pages, many of which are marked with light pencil checks or brief notes (I’ve found it helpful to translate a
Stories are an important portal through which children learn about the world around them, and a love of reading prepares kids for school and for life. As a pediatrician at Vancouver Clinic, I encourage all of my families to read
It was the stack of cheese that first caught my eye. I was delivering a meal to a friend who had just had a baby. Her cherub was sleeping soundly, and my friend was catching up on her latest read.
Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The words drummed in my brain as I worked on committing Marc Antony’s speech to memory. Notecards placed around our home prompted me: “Friends, Romans, countrymen…”