A few weeks back I shared why I love and appreciate the writings of my friend (yes, my friend –I’m rubbing it in) Sally Lloyd-Jones. It was sort of anticipatory to receiving Thought to Make Your Heart Sing. I had seen the book briefly, but we didn’t have it yet. Now we do. And wow. […]
Note: This review contains numerous spoilers. To read more about tales of winter, check out my original Story Warren post here, as well as my review of Jonny Duddle’s The Pirate Cruncher. Any honest plot summary of John Christopher’s young adult The Sword of the Spirits trilogy will have most conscientious Christian parents squirming in […]
If you want to read to your kids, but the stories you choose seem hit or miss, let me offer a few genre suggestions based on age breakdowns. This might help you to hit the bullseye a little more often. I learned this in college, and these categories seem to make sense, though it might […]
Alan Jacobs, author of the brilliant book The Narnian, talks with excellent YA author N.D. Wilson and Doug Wilson on Lewis. It’s a must-see for all fans of this giant of letters and champion of imagination. Alan Jacobs, ND Wilson, and Doug Wilson in conversation | Full Edition from Canon Wired on Vimeo.
Note: To read more about tales of winter, check out my original Story Warren post here. What child doesn’t love pirates? During my youth in south Florida, I used to wander the beach with parents, picking over driftwood, chasing sandpipers and looking for Skull Rock. No mere mental homage to J.M. Barrie, Skull Rock was […]