Category - Children’s Library Corner

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Children’s Library Corner: Spring Books for Kids
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Children’s Library Corner: The Lancelot Closes at Five
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Children’s Library Corner: Hickory by Palmer Brown

Children’s Library Corner: Spring Books for Kids

annwahlstromFamily Fun Twin Cities’ Local Children’s Librarian, Ann, is back to bring a bit of hope during this season with spring books.

We may be just days away from the official start to spring, but it sure doesn’t feel like it here in Minnesota!

I was at a local home improvement store the other day and sat in the garden section for longer than I’d like to admit, taking in the lovely scents of fertilizer and weed killer, and thinking thoughts of warmer weather. (She really was there–enjoying those odors. Ann is not exaggerating the truth at all). We’ll get there eventually (we have to, right?!), but until the piles of snow are gone and we see some yellow bits of grass peeking out, here are some great books to read to your kids about Spring!

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Children’s Library Corner: The Lancelot Closes at Five

Ruhama’s back with another great book for us to share with our families! – Lancelot Closes at Five

Seeing good books languish on the library shelves makes me sad, so I’ve come up with a few pairings to get you to try some of these ‘older’ titles, triggering your memory with something that’s considered a classic. Today’s offering is:

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Children’s Library Corner: Hickory by Palmer Brown

If you loved Abel’s Island by William Steig or Stuart Little by E.B. White, then you need to try Hickory by Palmer Brown!

We are welcoming back Ruhama for another edition of Children’s Library Corner.  I love her choices for you to check out.  Sometimes the books she chooses may be out of print, so walk–no, run–to your nearest library to find these hidden treasures. In the case of her choice this month, I know you can get it at Red Balloon Bookshop and Wild Rumpus. Especially with the Minnesota (and Wisconsin) temperatures starting to drop, this is the perfect time to start stocking up on great literature!

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