"I think I'm quite a bit older than many here. I grew up with the Little Golden books of the 1950s.
My favorites were the Ding Dong School books - if you don't know what Ding Dong School is try to find a video on YouTube for your…"
AUGUST 2017We'll explore kitchens and kitchen set design from past beloved television shows. We'll also drool over beautiful kitchens depicted in movies. We'll discuss the ways kitchens are used on screen to facilitate the dialogue and story; and we'll design some of our own fanciful kitchens for our favorite as-yet-un-filmed books.See More
AUGUST 2017We'll learn about the history of popular children's books from the Little Golden Book line. We'll also commemorate their 75th anniversary. We'll discover old classics and perhaps some new favorites.See More
Each month in 2018, we'll read one of the books in the original 8 book series. (We're skipping The Blythes Are Quoted since it's difficult to find). We'll then spend the last three months learning more about Lucy Maud Montgomery's life, the impact of the Anne books on Canada and on children's literature, and explore Anne of Green Gables related recipes, crafts and new traditions. We'll watch an Anne-related film or TV show occasionally too! See More
"Another one to save for my granddaughter!
Pity about the black and white illustrations - I know that's how Garth Williams originally did them. For little kids though, it sure helps the story come alive if the photos are in color.
"I feel the same way. I suspect I am slightly older than the rest of you, and I grew up helping my grandmother, mother and aunts make jams and preserves, put away jars of pickles and beets, and whatnot. We didn't do much with tomatoes as I…"
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