Welcome to Favorite Book Fridays!
We absolutely love reading, and have acquired quite the collection of books, but of course, one can never have enough books! So what's one to do?! Head to the library, of course! We rediscovered the library when Jetta was a wee wittle, and have been regulars since. Here on the Central Coast (the Black Gold Library System runs from Paso Robles down to Santa Paula), you can check out up 20 books at a time - that's a whole lot more reading material to keep those little minds engaged and entertained!
We always come home from the library excited to dive into our new books! And here's a tip - need some time to cook dinner? Time your trip so that once you get home, the kids can look through all their new books while you cook! It's one of the only things that works in our house :)
Anyway, we always end up with some pretty amazing books, and we thought we'd start sharing them with our friends! Hence, on Favorite Book Fridays, we'll feature one (or two) of our favorites from that week's library haul.
To start things off, we found this jewel - "A Fine Desert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat" by Emily Jenkins and Sophie Blackall. We love learning about history, and this is a great way to open up the conversation about how things "were" and how things "are." Plus, we love dessert, and this book ends with a fun recipe!
Our second favorite for the week was "Cloudette" by Tom Lichtenheld. I love books that are fun to read and full of imaginative imagery, so this fits the bill. It kept both girls engaged, and had a positive overall theme that each one of us can make a difference, no matter how small.
What are some of your favorite finds?! We'd love some tried and true suggestions!
Until next week...