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Monday, February 21, 2011

A good book...


Cassia picked this book up at the library last week, and we started reading it yesterday. Only two stories in, I have to really recommend it! It is very funny, and the main character, Molly Whuppie, is delightful and resourceful. Reading it with a (at least somewhat) relevant accent helps too. The kids were laughing like crazy at the second story. I realized while reading it that although we have read Roman, Egyptian, Greek and Norse mythology, we've never explored the folktales of America, so I think we'll try those for a while. And we can't wait to read the next story in this book, Tater Toe. Even the title is promising!

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