Wednesday, December 16, 2020


The Little Fur Family by Margaret Wise Brown

Perhaps my favorite book when I was a child was The Little Fur Family by Margaret Wise Brown. Mine had a real rabbit fur cover that could be slipped off and on into my small hands and was oh, so soft and silky. I loved the lilt of the story and heard it so often I had it practically memorized.

Books make the perfect holiday gift. Recently, as I was cleaning out my files I found a list that I made more than twenty years ago of some of my favorite children's books. While I have read many good books since then, these titles remain among my all-time favorites. Perhaps they will inspire a holiday gift for a child you know.

Stella Luna by Janelle Cannon
Ghost Wings by Barbara Joose
Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel
Mr. Lincoln's Whiskers by Karen Winnick
Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney
The Ever-Living Tree by Linda Viera
Wump World by Bill Peet
Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary
The Little Fur Family by Margaret Wise Brown
The Wall by Eve Bunting

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