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The Book Nook

Our resident children’s librarian, Janssen, is back today with some of her favorite Halloween books for kids (get your library […]

Hi friends, I know I promised you a big eBook reveal today but, alas, technical difficulties have arisen.  Hopefully all […]

Did you know that Thursday is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Time to straighten those eye-patches and polish your […]

Our resident children’s librarian, Janssen, has been peppering MPMK with all sorts of great book lists this summer (see them […]

I used to find wordless picture books so disconcerting. Where were the words? How was I supposed to know what […]

Ack!, our in-house children’s librarian, Janssen, has done it again with her latest list of recommended reads!  Llama, Llama Misses […]

Are you spending your summer at the beach, the pool, or the spray-ground? With these heat waves across the country, […]

Are you familiar with fractured fairy tales? They are stories that spin off the well-known versions of classic fairy tales, […]

There’s lots of parts of travel that can be overwhelming (packing for a whole family, anyone?), but the trip itself […]

Our resident children’s librarian, Janssen, is here today with her picks for injecting a little history into your 4th of […]

After the popularity of Princess Books You’ll Actually Want Your Daughter to Read, Janssen and I knew we had to […]

I’m totally smitten with the reading list Janssen has curated for us this week.  Whether you’re pro-princess or princess averse, we all […]

Resident MPMK children’s librarian Janssen is back today with her top 10 picks for Spring and, bonus, a few Easter […]

It’s one of my favorite days of the month – the day when resident MPMK librarian Janssen once again stops […]

Have you guys noticed that holidays have become a much bigger deal post-kids?  I used to only give much thought […]