Book Inspired Fun

Encouraging Family Ecotherapy and Nature-Based Play

It\’s no secret that our kids need less screen time and more \”scene time.\” Anyone who was born prior to the 1980s knows that being outside and creating adventures with friends was the main form of entertainment back in the day. And what a good one it was! Sandpits became beaches, tire swings became rockets, …

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Author Explores Trauma Fallout in her book The Bullied Brain

Bullying has been a hot topic for many years and author Dr. Jennifer Fraser Ph.D. not only asks hard questions as to why this form of mental, emotional, and psychological abuse is still a worldwide problem. In her new book, The Bullied Brain, Dr. Fraser explores why we say we have zero tolerance for bullying, …

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\”No Mow\” May | An Easy Way to Protect our Pollinators

For many places across the globe, this last winter was…ODD. From overly cold temps to a Spring that seemed to never come, our gardening plans are needing to be postponed a few weeks in 2022. This unusual weather is also hard on our pollinators; many of which haven\’t gotten Mother Nature\’s wake-up call to get …

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The Magician's Elephant by Kate DiCamillo

An Oldie, But A Goodie: The Magician\’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo

As I mentioned in previous posts, sometimes, as readers and reviewers, we get so caught up in the \”newest and best\” releases that we forget about the goldmine of exceptional kids\’ books that already exist! The following are MORE books the Audrey Press Team has read over the last 4+ years that they feel are …

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Amazon Kindle eBooks Offer an Affordable Way to Give Quality Gifts

As the holiday season begins to ramp up and the act of holiday gift-buying shifts to a whole new direction, we want to remind people that books are always a great gift for kids and adults alike.  There has been much buzz that the gift-buying adventure is going to be \”different\” this year because of …

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Gifts for Readers That They Can Open Again and Again

Among some of my fondest memories as a child includes the times my mother read to me. The gentle cadence of my mother’s voice paired with the thrill of crispy white book pages that shared a thrilling story became a nightly ritual. Then I became a parent myself and the love and the magic of …

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The Penderwicks

An Oldie, but a Goodie Book Review |Let\’s Revisit The Penderwicks

If you\’ve been following along these last few months, we\’ve been having a ton of fun revisiting older books reviews. Why? Because even though these titles may have published a few years ago, they are still amazing books that will enchant and delight your young readers. Welcome back to the An Oldie, but a Goodie …

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More Pollinator Fun: The Bee Tree by Patricia Polacco

Patricia Polacco is a very favorite author/illustrator  so I\’d like to share our love of her book, “The Bee Tree” for National Honey Bee Day! National Honey Bee Day is an awareness day when beekeepers, beekeeping clubs and associations, and honey bee enthusiasts from across the United States celebrate honey bees and recognize their contribution to …

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Sissy Goes Tiny

Happy Second Birthday to Sissy Goes Tiny!

{Guest post from Sissy Goes Tiny co-author, Becky Flansburg) Happy 2nd birthday to Sissy Goes Tiny! What a wild ride it\’s been! It started as a nugget of an idea between myself and bestie, B.A. Norrgard one sunny afternoon on the patio of a small-town pub. I had been in total admiration of B.A.\’s tiny …

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