This 6-Year-Old’s Statement About His Favorite Book Is All Too Real

This 6-Year-Old’s Statement About His Favorite Book Is All Too Real

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There’s no feeling quite as homey as re-reading your favorite books; books from your childhood, books that held your teenage heart, books that adult you has used as guide points while you navigate through life.   Books can act as tiny, magic, paper-filled mentors helping you to feel less confused, less misunderstood, less alone. I know that I’m definitely someone who turns toward their favorite books when life gets too hectic or wild or hazy and I just need grounding and something to remind of me who I am.    Yay, books!   But, given the deep and powerful love we can feel for …

[NSFW] These Photoshopped Children’s Book Covers Are Totally Ridiculous

[NSFW] These Photoshopped Children’s Book Covers Are Totally Ridiculous

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Let’s be honest, a lot of times, the covers were the best part of our favorite children’s books. “Animorphs” had those crazy covers of people transforming into animals. And then there was that whole species of children’s book that featured holographic covers.   Well, an anonymous artist has taken the initiative to improve some of these covers. Take a look at some of our favorites.   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via Buzzfeed   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via Pinterest   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   Featured image courtesy of Rolling Stone

[NSFW] These Photoshopped Children's Book Covers Are Totally Ridiculous

[NSFW] These Photoshopped Children's Book Covers Are Totally Ridiculous

Book Culture

Let’s be honest, a lot of times, the covers were the best part of our favorite children’s books. “Animorphs” had those crazy covers of people transforming into animals. And then there was that whole species of children’s book that featured holographic covers.   Well, an anonymous artist has taken the initiative to improve some of these covers. Take a look at some of our favorites.   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via Buzzfeed   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   via Pinterest   via thingsyoushouldlearn.com   Featured image courtesy of Rolling Stone

This Picture Book Helps Kids Cope When a Beloved Pet Passes On

This Picture Book Helps Kids Cope When a Beloved Pet Passes On

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Many of us know what it’s like to have a pet; you pretty much have an extra family member walking around on all fours. They’re best friends, secret-keepers, little sisters and brothers, guards, constant companions, and givers of unconditional love. As soon as you walk through your front door, their presence alone can heal any of the day’s wearies. So when their time of passing comes, how do you cope?    Image Via Amazon   My last pet that passed to the big birdcage in the sky was my lovebird Sweetie; it was a total heartbreak, even after already having lost three …

The Unfair Reason Why Waldo’s Not What He Used to Be

The Unfair Reason Why Waldo’s Not What He Used to Be

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I’m not really into being bamboozled, and, boy, do I feel bamboozled right about now.   At some point in our youth we were all given the glorious and challenging book that is Where’s Waldo? Nothing makes you ooze nostalgia quite like that signature red and white striped sweater and hat set. Plus those round spectacles are quite suave. I’ll say this: he is one sneaky dude, but good men are hard to find these days, and, apparently, so are small men…   In a study shown on Slate, they discovered that the reason Waldo is so hard to spot these days isn’t our …