Opportunity! What can we do to help our children acquire the tools they will need for learning?
How did you get started writing children’s books? And, Why did you decide to write about pelicans? My answer to the first question most people seem to understand right away…
You can tell from looking at our book covers that we love color. Along with giving books this time of year (or any time for that matter), art supplies are always a winner, and this website seemed to have all kinds of great ideas.
“Children are made readers in the laps of their parents,” said Emilie Buchwald and I definitely believe it. My mother read to me, my mother loved reading, and loved words, and loved the excitement of new ideas that were opened up to us in books.
As a teacher, parents would ask me, “How do I help my child learn to read, or learn to read better?” I had a simple, yet important answer, and it didn’t involve some expensive material or tutoring.
I loved the video I have been seeing on TV by First Five California so much I wanted to share it with you.
“The more you read, the more you know.
The more you know, the smarter you grow.
The smarter you grow, the stronger your voice,
In speaking your mind and making your choice.”