Boarding school pranks, midnight feasts, crime solving kids and half-human, half-plant hybrids living in the basement. Long before Twilight and The Hunger Games dominated the market, and before we had the internet to distract us after school, these were just some of the story-lines that kept us up late at night with a torch under the covers.
The last surviving creator of The Berenstain Bears — the book series that taught me how to give thanks, go to school, clean my messy room, and that there is such a thing as too much birthday when I was a kid — has passed away. She was 88.
They start so young these days! This is the first in a series of three books created by web designer John C. Vandel-Heuvel Sr. to teach his son the basics of HTML markup. I expect Playskool to follow up by releasing brightly colored baby protoboards for the winter holidays. (via incrediblethings)
Legendary skeptic Richard Dawkins has created a kids book entitled “How We Know What’s Really True”. Oh, and it’s illustrated by Dave McKean, so that’s awesome. Nothing like teaching children to question at an early age…
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