My First Giveaway! – Destination Bethlehem

Imagine my surprise and delight when I was approached by the authors of Destination Bethlehem with an invitation to write a review and an opportunity to host my first book giveaway!  Of course being an inveterate lover of books I agreed, though I was worried as to whether I would do justice to a review or not, […]

Tomie de Paola’s Christmas Titles

When I was first introduced to Tomie de Paola I wasn’t an immediate fan, his artwork didn’t appeal to me.  However I did enjoy his Saint books so I gave him a ‘second chance’ and he became a familiar ‘friend’. We now have a number of his books including his Christmas titles.  Merry Christmas Strega […]

Christmas Selections from Our Town Library

As Advent is shortly around the corner I’ve been opening our Advent/Christmas book boxes and re-discovering old friends.  Many I have already shared at Aussie Book Threads and I have many more to share with you yet.   I thought for this post though, I’d share ones I borrow yearly from our local library.  Mmm […]

Books for Saint Nicholas

Happy Saint Nicholas:) Lots of excitement here today. We are celebrating with many yearly traditions including enjoying the following books: The Legend of Saint Nicholas by Demi An absolute must to have. Includes main events from St Nicholas’ life, full of information. The pictures are rich. Country Angel Christmas by Tomie DePaola Three little angels […]