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Posted on January 19, 2020 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, Elf Reads

Book Review: Grandma and the Things that Stay the Same

Every Lunar New Year, Grandma would ask the same questions, wear the same “lucky” red, cook the same “lucky” food, give the same “lucky” amount, and invite the same “lucky” lions. Grandma and the Things that Stay the Same The year turns, the lanterns are lit, the table is laden. Food, family, and festivities: it’s […]

Posted on December 27, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!

A Marvellous 2019!

Happy Holidays!  In this chilly December, the Woods in the Books elves wish you the warmest of Christmases. May you be surrounded by your loved ones and a plethora of good reads!From our inaugural Creative Residency and Mandarin Picture Book Camps to the publication of Friends: A Counting Book, we could not have accomplished it […]

Posted on December 20, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!

A Good Deed

If you found money lying on the ground, what would you do? Would you take it? Would you leave it on the ground? Would you turn it in to the police? The majority of us never have the chance to find out what we’d actually do if we were in this situation, and so we […]

Posted on December 13, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, Elf Escapades

The Books of Roger Lancelyn Green

“You know, ” a customer said to me yesterday, “I used to read those when I was a kid.” “Ah,” I said, “So did I!” We were talking about Roger Lancelyn Green’s stories of myth and legend, all stories retold in his own words of old-fashioned heroism and derring-do featuring such characters as King Arthur […]