Addicted to Listening

My parents live a little more than an hour from us out on the North Fork of Long Island. Naturally, as soon as the weather starts getting nice, we pack up the car and head out there almost every weekend to enjoy the beaches, farms, and quaint community life.  This past weekend, I had the pleasure of taking my 8-year-old nephew, Danny, along with us, who is not only good company but a great help in the car with my 1-year-old. Read more

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Hear Mary Pope Osborne read Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark

Mary Pope Osborne is the author of many books for children, including novels, picture books, biographies, mysteries, and retellings of Greek, Norse and Celtic Mythology and folk tales. She is probably most well know for her beloved Magic Tree House series. She has written more than 50 titles in the series – and recently created the Magic Tree House Super Edition series which have longer, more complex stories and a slightly higher reading level. Read more

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