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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit

5 Dec

I’ve been to some of these locations and others are still on my list of places to travel to – but wherever I go, I try and stop in a bookstore or library while I’m visiting! What bookish places do you like to visit?


Trinity College Library, Dublin


Books of Wonder, New York City


Book Fountain, Rome


Powell’s Books – Portland


Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Orlando


Library of Congress, Washington DC


Acqua Alta Library, Venice


New York Public Library, New York City


Prince Edward Island

Eric Carle Museum2

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish


Picture Book Month: Libraries

8 Nov

8 (1)A completely different look at the cards in your life. Everyone has a very important job, but when little card is trained as a birthday card by accident, he’s unsure of what his new job entails… especially because he needs to be quiet. What is little card’s job? I’m not going to ruin this delightful story for you, but I’m sure you can figure out the very important job that little card has. And who wouldn’t celebrate having a job like little card’s?
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Picture Book Theme: Reading/Books

9 Nov


You’ll be seeing a lot of picture books on my blog throughout the month of November as we celebrate Picture Book Month.  You’ll definitely want to check out the website as picture book authors and illustrators will be posting an essay each day about the importance of picture books!  Check back daily for some great pictures surrounding a specific theme!

  1. Waiting for the Biblioburro by Monica Brown
  2. The Library by Sarah Stewart
  3. mas and the Library Lady by Pat Mora
  4. The Librarian of Basra: A True Story From Iran by Jeanette Winter
  5. Book! Book! Book! by Deborah Bruss
  6. Wild About Books by Judy Sierra
  7. The Library Dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy
  8. Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen
  9. Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
  10. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
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