Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen

We borrowed The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen from the library last week and have really been enjoying it. The story is loosely based upon wreck of the Royal Tar off a Maine island in 1863, except in this fictionalized version the animals survive and are taken in by the island’s townspeople. The illustrations are incredibly […]

Transportation-themed Storybooks for Toddlers

My 18-month-old daughter is fixated on trucks, trains, construction vehicles, and basically anything else that chugs, clangs, or vrooms, so we’ve been checking out a lot of books on these themes from the library. So! Here are some of our favorites. If you have other suggestions, I’d love to hear them. Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks and […]