Author: Jen Kathrina-Anne

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My dear Pumpkin, It may seem as though I favor your younger sister over you. Nothing could be further from the truth. When you snatch a beloved book from her, followed by her inevitable screams, my knee-jerk reaction is to demand you return it to her. I impatiently tell you that we don’t take from…

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Title: The Colors of Us Written and Illustrated by: Karen Katz Good For: Kids ages 4-9 Outline: Lena, with the help of her mother, an artist, learns that there are different shades of brown, which she sees while on a walk through her neighborhood. She meets many of her friends and neighbors along the way, ranging…

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The Skinny: A young girl named Shoba, with the help of her monkey Fuzzy Patel, takes a magical journey to Mumbai in order to attend a monkey wedding, meeting an eclectic assortment of well-wishers along the way. The Pros: Gorgeous illustrations, an engaging plot, Fuzzy’s adorable snobbery The Cons: May seem a bit long if your kids are…

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I know I’m really late with the pumpkin recipes. I meant to post something with pumpkin in it while it was still October, but it didn’t happen. Technically, we’re still in Autumn, and therefore pumpkin recipes are still in, right? I was looking for a simple, yet delicious pumpkin cookie. I developed this recipe, adding a…