Month: October 2020

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear  is a wonderful children’s picture book by Lindsay Mattock and illustrated brilliantly by Sophie Blackall is not only charming in every way but completely captivating.   Before it won the Caldecott Medal 2016, I had seen it sitting on a variety of bookstore shelves but hadn’t …

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We all want it to still feel like Christmas

It\’s Fall, Y\’all! The idea of cooler weather in the forecast makes us all want to hunker down and get cozy in prep for many months of being indoors. BUT, with that recognition of autumn also comes the excitement of the yummy smells, tastes, traditions, and decor. Everyone at Audrey Press is looking forward to …

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Hybrid Book Buying | The 10% Shift Challenge

Many years ago, there was a Buy Local initiative called 10% Shift Challenge: A Small Shift Can Make a Big Difference. The premise behind this campaign was to encourage people to shift 10% of their weekly buying AWAY from online sources and spend those dollars with local independently-owned businesses instead. Why? Because a 2003 study …

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Classic Children’s Book “Caps for Sale” Turns 80 Years Old!

October is National Book Month and what better way to kick off this awesome month than to celebrate the 80th year of one of my all-time favorite Classic Children’s Book, Caps for Sale. It was one of the first books I learned to read on my own. I loved those pesky monkeys and all the mischief …

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One and DONE! Gifting Books for the Whole Family

As the gift-giving holiday approaches, parents may be tempted to buy the toys that honk, walk, buzz, or light up. Though it may not light up or wiggle, books are an amazing gift because they are meaningful, beautiful, portable, appealing, inexpensive and a gift that can be opened again and again. AND, there always a …

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