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Anna Hibiscus

Cubism, Africa and Princesses – New Books for Younger Readers

Anna Hibiscus (2010) by Atinuke “Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa.” Anna lives in contemporary, urban Nigeria with her African father, her Canadian mother and her younger twin brothers as welll a host of relatives in an old white house with a beautiful garden. Based on the author’s childhood, these warm and humorous tales [...]

March 14th, 2012
MTH Christmas In Camelot

Dinosaurs Before Dark 1992

Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne; illustrated by Sal Murdocca A year ago, when my son was getting ready for 2nd grade, he was in the library looking for a book to read. He dismissed the picture books as ‘for babies’; he’d mastered easy readers like the Henry and Mudge series and he was [...]

July 18th, 2011