It’s Almost My Birthday!

It’s my birthday in 10 days!

Is money tight? Just can’t think of what to get the girl who has everything? I’ll give you a hint–nay, a wishlist. Don’t You Forget About Me has 58 reviews on Amazon as of today.


Can you and one other person make that 60 by the Feast of St. Andrew/the First Sunday of Advent? Pretty please?  

Recommendation: It’s ALMOST My Birthday!

This book is ADORABLE!  If you have a preschooler or early reader with a birthday coming up, this is an excellent choice.  The author captures perfectly all the anticipation involved in an upcoming birthday, and as a bonus, she touches on both the whole concept of the passing of time as well as the value of patience.  The illustrations are super charming without being too busy (as a mom to two with visual discrimination/figure-ground problems, I notice this kind of thing). Kudos to author Shelly Emery!