Sandra Boynton is a talented children's book author and illustrator with a great sense of humor. Last year, I was very excited to see her come out with a big book solely dedicated to cows called Amazing Cows: Udder Absurdity for Children. And yes, the content is quite absurd and very funny. I've even featured some… Continue reading Sandra Boynton wants to know if you’re a cow
I recently borrowed a very funny children's book from the library called Fall Mixed Up by Bob Raczka. From the subject of the book (the Fall season) and the front cover, would you guess there are cows in this book? Well, there are plenty of them and they appear in the very first two spreads, even before… Continue reading Cows fly away in Fall Mixed Up
After not finding the clothes I was looking for at Target the other day, I decided to try Walmart, hoping for better luck. All the winter clearance clothes were gone and I couln't find a single sweatshirt under $15. When I see how rough my kids are on their clothes, I always hesitate spending more than $10 on any… Continue reading The mooing cows of Walmart
I found today's cow in a children's book called Don't Worry, Douglas! by David Melling, which we recently borrowed from our local library. Douglas's dad gives him a woolly hat to keep him warm when he goes and play outside. Unfortunately Douglas's hat gets caught in the branch of a tree and turns into a super… Continue reading Today’s cow is wearing… a wig?
I recently borrowed The Lego Ideas Book from the library for my five-year old, who's a big Lego fan and always looking for new Lego design ideas. This book does contain a lot of ideas (but no instructions) on things you can build with Legos. Unfortunately it also includes a lot of designs with "special"… Continue reading I met a Lego cow and it’s not very friendly