Category Archives: Children

Teacup Café headed to Maine schools

The wonderful children’s book, The Teacup Café, which I reviewed in January, is headed to 570 Maine Schools, thanks to Central Maine Power Company. That’s great news because every Maine kid should read this book, which emphasizes that it’s what is inside of them that is important. The author, Patricia Farrin, recently wrote me this […]

Great Opportunity for Kids to Write Their Outdoor Stories

The Maine Sportsman is offering a great opportunity for kids to write their outdoor stories and I hope you’ll encourage kids to do this. Here’s the announcement from Will Lund, TMS Editor. “The February issue of The Maine Sportsman will include a notice announcing our first annual youth writing contest. I have narrowed the subject […]

Silkie Sunshine Cannot Fly

Heather Emerson has written a wonderful story and book, Silkie Sunshine Cannot Fly, about an odd chicken, the Silkie. It’s a fluffy, furry chicken that cannot fly. And silkie is shunned by the other chickens, until she saves all their chicks from a weasel. Heather’s illustrations are really good, especially the ones of Silkie. Heather […]