I Left the House Today! [Cassandra Calin]

I really love these slice of life relatable comic novel collections. Cassandra Calin's I Left the House Today! is one such book that is just so easy to relate to that you can't help but love it. And, wonderfully enough, the piece I identify with the most is the title itself. As an introvert, that phrase truly…

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[There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly] [Rose Bonne & Alan Mills]

There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly (this particular edition illustrated by Bari Weissman with music arranged by Michael Kohn) is one of those stories from my childhood that now, looking on it as an adult, I am completely baffled by. It's a childhood staple, for sure. But just like the author doesn't…

Nana Says I Will be Famous One Day [Ann Stott]

Ah! Puppies are such a wonderful way to tell a story and I genuinely couldn't help falling in love with this adorable little tale. Nana Says I Will be Famous One Day by Ann Stott and illustrated by Andrew Joyner is one of the most emotion-provoking children's books I've ever come across. It is the easiest…