Tumble Leaf

What is it Tumble Leaf is a very charming stop-motion animation series about a blue fox living on a shipwreck and his adventures with other animals. The animation quality is impressively good. The tone is gentle and sweet. If you have any interest in animation or storytelling, the Tumble Leaf page is a fascinating look… Continue reading Tumble Leaf

Wacky Wednesday

[amazon_link asins=’0394829123′ template=’ProductAd’ store=’matchstickkidboo’ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’7137c9c2-68aa-11e7-a498-71c063d61886′] This was a favorite of mine as a kid, and has been a huge hit with our kids as well when I rediscovered it. It was written by Dr. Seuss and illustrated by George Booth. The book does not get as much attention as other Seuss books, perhaps because… Continue reading Wacky Wednesday

Peek-A Who?

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Pop-Up Book

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The Deep Blue Sea – A Book of Colors

[amazon_link asins=’0439753821′ template=’ProductAd’ store=’matchstickkidboo’ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’7dff6053-470b-11e7-a710-954fd95c5db2′] This unique, somewhat minimalist book is about colors, but also encourages discovery and anticipation. The pictures begin right at the start of the book, on the inside of the cover, and continue all the way through to the inside of the back cover. Each page introduces a new color… Continue reading The Deep Blue Sea – A Book of Colors