Sissy Goes Tiny

Oldies, but Goodies | More Kidlit Titles to Add to the Read Pile

Happy September! Whether your classroom looks like your dining room table or the local public school, keeping kids fueled with interesting books is always a challenge. Here are some great kidlit books that we\’ve reviewed in the past. The titles may be older, but they are still excellent options. Planet Kindergarten: 100 days in Orbit …

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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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Two Books for the Appreciators of Simple Living

In a recent New York Times article, writer Kevin Roose noted a new trend that seemed to be sweeping the nation. The working class, after the last year+ of pandemic worries and job loss, are reevaluating their lives and opting for simplicity and flexibility over excess and 60-hour workweeks. With self-employment on the rise and …

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Earth Hour 2020

A brilliant diverse picture that is perfect for Earth Hour 2020

Reading is important. Honoring our Earth is critical. Here\’s an amazing idea for how to combine the two! As humans, it\’s really, really up to us to change our ways to reverse the environmental issues that are plaguing our planet.  “We can\’t save the world by playing by the rules, because the rules have to …

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A book about a family who chooses to live Tiny and do More with Less

Home is where the heart is and no matter how you define \”home,\” the common denominator is that it is almost always the place where love grows best. But what would you do when the “home” that you have always known is about to change in a very drastic, but exciting, way? One of Audrey …

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Gratitude and the new diverse picture book, Sissy Goes Tiny

{guest post from Becky Flansburg and B.A. Norrgard–authors of Sissy Goes Tiny} There is so much to be grateful for in life. From health to adventures, every day is a gift. Sometimes those gifts come in unique and even surprise forms as well. When co-author B.A. Norrgard and I (completely out-of-the-blue) had an idea for …

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A unique children\’s book that started as a \”what if\” question

Sometimes, creativity comes from the most unexpected places. But that\’s the thing about creativity…one minute your brain is void of any ideas and the next, creativity sneaks up on you and catches you by surprise. Some people call it their \”ah-HA\” moment. The \”ah-AH\” moment for new authors Rebecca Flansburg and B.A. Norrgard started as …

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Thoughts on Tiny House Living from author BA Norrgard

Most humans on this Earth have had days where they feel like selling all of their worldly possessions, packing up the van and driving off to parts unknown. Though a mere dream for many there is in fact a growing segment of the population that is doing just that; living simpler but with a twist. …

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