“The Seven Chinese Brothers” by Margaret Mahy

Weekly Book for the Reading Nook:
In celebration of the Lunar New Year, here is one of my favorite Chinese folk tales. A tall tale about seven brothers, all with unique abilities, which were put to good use in saving each other from the vengeful emperor.
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"The Seven Chinese Brothers" by Margaret Mahy and our Marimekko Unikko teepee

“The Seven Chinese Brothers” by Margaret Mahy and our Marimekko Unikko teepee

“The Gashlycrumb Tinies” by Edward Gorey

Weekly Book for the Reading Nook:
For our weekly Friday night TV viewing we are enjoying #ASeriesofUnfortunateEvents on Netflix. And it reminded me to share the macabre humor of Edward Gorey’s “The Gashlycrumb Tinies” with our children. Our son loves it. It is an abecedarian book (good vocab word) of how innocent children meet their fateful end–deliciously sinister, just like ASOUE. Sample line: “J is for James who took lye by mistake.”
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"The Gashlycrumb Tinies"

“The Gashlycrumb Tinies” and our large Black Nautical Stripe Teepee (also available in blue stripes)

“The Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore

Weekly Book for the Reading Nook:
“The Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore – The classic and well-loved poem. Did you know the original title is “A Visit from St. Nicholas” and that it has been called “arguably the best-known verses ever written by an American”?
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“The Night Before Christmas” and our Marimekko Unikko Teepee

“The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats

Weekly Book for the Reading Nook:
“The Snowy Day” by Ezra Jack Keats – Maybe ’cause we have city kids, but they have always loved this book about a snowy day in the city.  A Caldecott Medal winner, it broke ground when it was published in 1963 for featuring an African-American character.
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“The Snowy Day” & our Blue Nautical Stripe Teepee (Large)