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A Vintage Find: Discovering Illustrator, Janet LaSalle

There is an antique market just a ten-minute-around-the-corner walk from where I live. The Antiques of Winfield is a 6000 sq. ft, three-story building with over 55 booths of rare vintage toys, refurbished antique furniture, real and divine characteristic genre clothing,... Continue Reading →

Last Stop On Market Street

This 2016 Newbery Award, written by Matt de la Pena and illustrated by Christian Robinson offers a look at diversity, inequity, and happiness through the inquisitive eyes of CJ. When taking a ritual Sunday walk with his Nana, CJ questions the... Continue Reading →


One of my favorite books as a child was the Jumbo Coloring Book. The giant, undemanding illustrations were inviting allowing a child to easily interact. The simplicity of Words written and illustrated by the wonderful Christoph Niemann . If you're not familiar with... Continue Reading →

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