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7 Favorite Books from the Dog-Loving Author of Lily and the Octopus

Off The Shelf | Posted 09.08.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Steven Rowley | Off the Shelf "Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside a dog, it's too dark to read." -- Groucho Marx The story ...

"Fat Cat on a Thin Roof"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.21.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima It has been said, probably by Andrew Lloyd Webber, that a cat has nine lives. If that's true, it means the cats in our humble home ha...

Author Beverly Cleary, Who Taught Us Everything About Sisters, Turns 100

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts

I have two sisters. I'm the oldest, so that makes me the Beezus character in the Beverly Cleary saga that was our sisterhood. They are Ramona in equal...

11 Times Beverly Cleary Totally Got Your Childhood

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 04.12.2016 | Arts

Happy birthday, Beverly Cleary! The legendary children's book author turns 100 on Tuesday. Though the increasing strength of the children's and young...

The Picky Eating Science of Sitting With the Cool Kid

Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic | Posted 02.20.2013 | Parents
Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic

if you have a cool friend and that cool friend brings some weird food to lunch and likes it, you'll probably want to try it.

Can a Game Console Make Mums Feel Less Guilty?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

Products like the Kinect can and will play a huge part in our kids' future development. With it's immersive interactivity, the experience becomes as much about kids teaching themselves as it is about being taught.

Beverly Cleary At 95: A Talk With Ramona Quimby's Creator

The Atlantic | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

In this month's Atlantic magazine, literary editor Benjamin Schwarz delves into the work of children's book author Beverly Cleary, whose books have so...

Happy 95th Birthday, Beverly Cleary

Lisa Yee | Posted 06.12.2011 | Home
Lisa Yee

Growing up takes forever, and yet somehow we all do. But thanks to Beverly Cleary, we can go back and visit a place where there's a friendly face in the neighborhood and mom or dad to give you a hug when you need one.

Best Audiobooks For Kids

Salon | Steve Kornacki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

That's where audiobooks comes in. OK, they're technically not reading, but it is listening to literature read aloud -- verbatim -- by people who can d...

Five Beverly Cleary Books We'd Like Adapted

Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Christine Champ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Every little sister who's ever tormented her big sister by, say ... baking a rubber doll into her birthday cake (or relished reading about Ramona Quim...

'Ramona And Beezus' Movie Hits Theaters In July (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"Ramona and Beezus," along with all of the other "Ramona" books by Beverly Cleary, remains somewhat sacred for many of those who loved the books as ki...