Easter Read with a Wolf

Ok– I was feeling very “Easter” in Barnes & Nobles during my last visit and decided that I wanted to get the kids a book that was themed. You know how B&N gets you each holiday season with a colorful table of books for that special day? I’ve been successful in not falling “victim” to those tables because, let’s be honest, my kids have enough books to open up a small library but just LOOK at this book:FullSizeRender 5.jpg

I mean, how could you pass up a wolf in a bunny onsie?! I die.

Anyways, the story is super cute and the illustrations are awesome.FullSizeRender 4.jpg

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The plot is a twisty one, folks. Wolfie is left on a bunny family’s door and they raise him as their own but Dot, his older sister knows that, one day, he will get big and eat them!

It’s a pretty good read and RJ is pro-anything involving a wolf so he absolutely loved it. Check it out at the Easter-themed kids table at a Barnes & Nobles near you.

Oh, Frida|A Kahlo Collection

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is a famous painter from Mexico City most famous for her honest self-portraits. Her home, named “The Blue House” because, well….its really really blue, has been turned into a museum and Frida’s self-portraits have become the muse of many present day artists.


images-1 imagesI distinctly remember going to see the move ‘Frida’ starring Selma Hayek and being absolutely entranced by the story of this artist. Imagine my delight when, over a decade later, I found some goodies for children inspired by the late, great, Frida Kahlo.

Frida Kahlo bags by Sekilola Shop

Frida Kahlo bags by Sekilola Shop

Frida Drawing Tee by Minimalista

Frida Drawing Tee by Minimalista

Counting With|Contando Con...Frida by Lil Libros

Counting With|Contando Con…Frida by Lil Libros

Meatballs For Story Time

I love this book! Unfortunately, if you have a 2 year old that has an attention span remotely similar to my boy’s, you may have to split this story into 3 or 4 sessions and let me tell you: totally worth it.

Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetI love how the drawings are reminiscent of vintage comics and the grid placement was very intriguing to me. I have to admit, that it was a nice change of pace from the typical stylings of a children’s book.

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I also liked how one page’s illustration began on the previous page…
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…and how some illustrations gave a panoramic view.
Processed with VSCOcam with a6 presetThis is a great addition to any children’s library–give it a try. You and your kiddo will enjoy it, for sure…..even if it takes you a few story sessions to finish it.