Tag Archives: fear

The Dark

A collaboration of Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen should be enough to pick up The Dark, an enticing picture book about a boy’s relationship with the dark. We all know in order to overcome our fears we need to face them; … Continue reading

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Big Chickens

Yes, I like chickens.  I used to feed them and gather the eggs when I was a child.  So when these three sister chickens overcome their chicken-y nature by giving the wolf what he deserves, I cheered.  You see, I … Continue reading

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