You found it! A place for an amazed Mommy to record her twelve-year-old daughter's reading journey. I will post our favorite book of the day and any and all amazing discoveries on the road to literacy.
captures the thrill of when pretend feels so real that it becomes real in this understated masterpiece. Vroom, vroom!
With the success of the first book, Portis followed it with a second book titled Not a Stick. This time we follow a small pig with a stick in his hand as he finds out that there are endless options for play. Whether it's conducting an orchestra, painting a masterpiece, or slaying a dragon, give a child a stick and his imagination will take over! This is a picture of Emmy's stick collection that she keeps outside our front door. I have heard of moms who disapprove of sticks, but I say go for it!
Here is a fun animated version of the book Not a Box found on YouTube. Enjoy!
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