Tag Archives: Wendy BooydeGraaff

November 12

Top Ten Picture Books That Encourage Us To Get Outside And Explore by Wendy BooydeGraaff

Reading seems like an indoor thing, or maybe an outdoor activity if there’s a hammock or a nice chaise lounge nearby. These picture books, though, encourage a whole lot more than that. They inspire kids and adults to get outside and interact with nature, the weather, the wide, wide world, no matter what season or […]

May 07

Top Ten Bits of Wisdom Gleaned From My Favourite (Recent) Picture Books by Wendy BooydeGraaff

Picture books are a lovely interplay of the language of words and the language of pictures. Once put together, there’s no separating the text and illustrations, for the story comes out of some magical melding of the two. My top ten list distills my favourite picture books into one bit of wisdom I’ve taken away […]