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A Dad and Lad Mix-up

Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo By Kevin Waldron Templar Books, $15.99, ages 2-7 Observant kids will note there are two green jackets hanging from the pegs in Mr. Peek’s front hall as he’s getting ready to go to his job at the zoo. The one he puts on is waytootight, fouling his […]

Perfectly Silly Fare for Father’s Day

Oh, Daddy! by Bob Shea HarperCollins, $16.99, (infants and toddlers) This clever lesson in reverse psychology (disguised as a picture book) empowers a little hippo to think he’s helping his daffy daddy learn how to do very simple tasks like getting dressed (Dad is shown with his underwear on his head and his foot in […]

Writing Books Boys Will Read

Thanks to all who attended my presentation at the Virginia State Reading Association conference this morning and, more importantly, thanks for all you do to connect books with readers, especially our reluctant-to-read sons. It is really important work! Here is a link to the slide show.  Feel free to contact me if you have more […]