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Pride and Predjudice: An infant primer January 29, 2013

 It took 200 years to get it to 12 words.Welcome to Cozy Classics a new series from Simply Read Books that they hope “will invigorate the genre of the infant primer”.The concept: Transform the classics into word primers. Every book contains 12 child-friendly words, each accompanied by a needle-felted illustration.  Each word is carefully selected to relate to a child’s world and works even without any reference to the original. “If you, as a parent,…

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A Wild Edition of "The Wild Swans" December 21, 2011

The Wild Swans recounts the story of a princess who sets out to rescue her eleven brothers who have been turned into swans by their wicked stepmother and forced to fly away.  The tale was first published in 1838 in the compilation Fairy Tales Told for Children. New Collection by Hans Christian Anderson. An amazing new wordless version of the famous tale is now available. Illustrated by noted toy designer Thomas Aquinas Maguire and published…

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