summer reading for reluctant readers

Summer Reading Tree: Forming “Roots” for Motivated Readers

There is never a shortage of Summer Reading programs for kids once school ends and many offer prizes, points, graphs, and charts as a way to keep your child reading during the summer months. This is not a bad thing at all. But as a lifelong learner, educator, and mom I can tell you that …

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A *Fairly True* Story about a Dragon Best Friend

{Guest Post by Becky Flansburg) \”His name is Norbert and he was a childhood friend of mine as I played on the rolling hills of Gotland, Sweden. What you believed about dragons being terrifying is not correct–they actually make great friends!\” Those were the exact words that popped out of author and publisher, Valarie Budayr\’s …

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Summer Unplugged: The magic of a timeless children\’s story

\”This is my favorite book in the whole world and has been since I first heard it read back in grammar school. When I saw this new book out, I just had to get it; and I wasn\’t disappointed. All the magic of the original story came back to me. I love the craft ideas …

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fairy houses and fairy gardens

Summer Unplugged: Whimsical Books about Fairy House Building

Here at Audrey Press, we love the whimsical… …the unique, the wonderful. We love things that stretch the imagination of humans of ALL ages while offering up some much-needed WONDER in a sometimes noisy and confusing world. So it makes total sense since we are super-fans of things like dragons as best friends or Willy …

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