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Thursday, September 27, 2012

Awesome Picture Books

 These are two of my very favorite picture books. Say Hello to Zorro by Carter Goodrich and Our Tree Named Steve by Alan Zweibel.

Say Hello To Zorro is an adorable tale of two dogs much like my two dogs. The relationship between the dogs is so realistic--anyone with dogs will enjoy the humour and of course my daughter Pippi (who loves dogs) loves this book too.

Our Tree Named Steve is a touching tale about family and nature. I am not a weepy person. I never have a good boo-hoo. But this little book blew me away. It is light and humorous and then, so unexpectedly, my heart was breaking. I actually had to cry when we finished reading it.

Parents, treat yourself to these two
picture books next bedtime. After reading
countless dreadful stories about your kid's favorite screen heroes, these are a couple of good books that you'll actually enjoy and your kids will too.

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2 Comments:

Blogger Miranda said...

yeah, i read a tree named steve and loved it, too!

October 12, 2012 at 7:56 PM  
Blogger M.M. said...

It's funny, I thought about it tonight at the retreat as Ajahn Sona was telling the story of how Buddha enjoyed the company of trees.

October 12, 2012 at 9:38 PM  

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