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William Steig was born in New York City in 1907. In a family where every member was involved in the arts, it was not surprising that Steig became an artist.

He published his first...
Watch these amazing videos of Lego creations then check out these new Lego Ideas Books.   The Lego Ideas Book             ...
It's time to give thanks for all of the bounty we receive.  Don't just eat your food this holiday---play with it too!Here are a few books we are giving thanks for reading----wonderful!...
There comes a time in a child's life where "a little bit scary" becomes fun!  It must be a rite of passage for all kids to share ghost stories by the campfire or in the dark----...
"Scary fun" is confusing for young children.  Too them, scary is often just plain "scary"!  Here are some books to share with kids that explore Halloween fun and...
A trip to New England is not in my cards this month but oh how I would enjoy it!  Instead I'll watch this video of the leaves changing and revisit some old fashioned books set in the area....
"On a fateful summer afternoon in 1971 James Marshall lay on his hammock drawing pictures. His mother was inside the house watching Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf on TV. The strident voices...
Check out these amazing videos of Lego creations, then check out these new Lego ideas books.           The Lego Ideas Book     ...
On our recent trip to Yellowstone Park, we were surprised to see one small black bear cub, then a second small cub and finally a LARGE mama bear!  She looked us over and then happily went about...
Take a look at Theo Jansen's amazing creations-- contraptions that move all by themselves. And consider how inventors get their ideas in:So You Want to Be an Inventor   The Klutz...