Category Archives: Children

A beautiful book about a beautiful butterfly

          Monarch butterflies are in trouble, which makes Melissa Kim’s new book, A Monarch Butterfly Story, published by Islandport Press in Yarmouth, all the more important. Jada Fitch’s illustrations are beautiful, and Melissa gives us a wonderful story of a grandson in Maine who gets a special message from his grandfather in Texas, telling him […]

Great fishing videos for kids

Got a child or grandchild who loves to fish, or who wants to start fishing? Well, thanks to the Maine Professional Guides Association, we’ve got some great videos for those kids. The MPGA produced these videos with the help of a grant to the Maine Guides Education Fund supported by LL Bean. You can view […]

Baby Bear’s NOT Hibernating

Well, you know children don’t always behave. And that includes baby bears. Lynn Plourde’s new book, Baby Bear’s NOT Hibernating, is sure to become a classic. With wonderful illustrations by Teri Weidner, it’s no surprise that Lynn has given us another great book. After all, she’s written thirty children’s books including my favorite, A Moosey […]