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A Sneak Peek of the Fancy Nancy Ballet

We’re taking the girls to New York City in early May to see the Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet perform Fancy Nancy. That’s right, Jane O’Connor’s monolith creation of elegance in the form of a precocious (that’s a fancy word for mature) little girl now comes in ballet form. The Ohio-based […]

A Very WorryWoo Valentine
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A Very WorryWoo Valentine

OWTK loves the WorryWoo Monsters. Save 10% on every stitch of WorryWoo merchandise, now through the end of February.  Simply use the coupon code: iheartwoo when it’s time to checkout at the WorryWoo Monster store. Happy Valentine’s Day Nola, Squeek and Rue!

Two Great Books for a One Big Snow Storm
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Two Great Books for a One Big Snow Storm

Like much of the Eastern seaboard, my hometown is getting pounded today.  With nearly 2 feet of snow on the ground already, the Bear, the Mrs. and I (the Mouse is having a snowy sleepover with Mom mom and Pop pop) are spending pretty much the whole day indoors. By […]

Catching up with Angel Cat Sugar
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Catching up with Angel Cat Sugar

Okay, so I didn’t actually “catch up” with Angel Cat Sugar.  But, she has landed here in the States and that’s worthy of a post, albeit a short one.  Months ago, I previewed the new character on iVillage.com and lo and behold, just this past weekend I ran into one […]

2010 Newberry Medal Winner Announced
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2010 Newberry Medal Winner Announced

Congrats to When You Reach Me!  Rebecca Stead’s chapter book has won the 2010 Newberry Medal. I haven’t read the book yet, but it sounds fantastic.  New York City, Time Travel – sign me up.  I’m ordering my copy right now.

2010 Caldecott Award Winner Announced
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2010 Caldecott Award Winner Announced

Congrats to The Lion & the Mouse! The retelling of an Aesop’s fable with words and gorgeous illustrations by Jerry Pinkney is the 2010 winner of the prestigious Caldecott Award. Check out past Caldecott Award winners here.

WorryWoos are so TODAY
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WorryWoos are so TODAY

OWTK has been covering the WorryWoos from the start (hi Nola!).   You remember, those adorable, beautifully illustrated books and snuggly plush monsters of emotion? Today the world, or at least those who watch morning TV, discovered ’em too. The WorryWoo Monsters were featured on NBC’s The Today Show (holy cow!) […]

They Might Be Giants – Kids Go! Book Review and Giveaway
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They Might Be Giants – Kids Go! Book Review and Giveaway

Not content with simply dominating the kiddie music world, They Might Be Giants have recently released their 2nd sing-along book (Nov 3rd, from Simon & Schuster).   Titled “Kids Go!”, it’s a book designed for action – jumping, shaking and, well, go, go, going!  The simple text isn’t going to blow […]

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