LMNOP and Benjamin’s books

There have been many unique and unlikely animal pairings throughout picture book history. The Owl and the Pussycat, Winnie the Pooh and Piglet, Beatrix Potter’s Dog and Cat storekeepers in The Tale of Ginger and Pickles, and recently, memorably, a fox and a chicken in Beatrice Rodriguez’s The Chicken Thief to name just a few. [Read More]


Picture books, often in cloth and bath-book forms, are the very first type of books people encounter in their lives. We experience them long before we learn how to read, and for most people they have become an instrumental parenting tool used to further develop the bond between parent and child and to lay the [Read More]


The loss of a loved one can be a difficult matter to reconcile with a young child. Whatever you say, however you explain, even at such a distraught time whatever you do will remain in your child’s conscience forevermore. Everyone remembers their first loss, at no matter what age, and they shall remember it as adults [Read More]


Blueberry girl is a poem by Neil Gaiman that he wrote for his friend Tori Amos and her daughter Tash, who she was pregnant with at the time. It is a wonderful, simple piece that implores the powers that be to watch over this newborn girl and shield her from all the bad things that [Read More]


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