Thisby Thestoop and the Black Mountain

It’s fair to say that I read a good number of books children’s books. Having kids of my own, I like to pilfer their shelves from time to time. In our house, we like to stock “the classics” as a sort of quality guarantee. Since children’s books became a genre there have been writers who have tried to cash in on the children’s market as a way to make a quick buck with little effort. Reading “the classics” means that you get the best books from every era without having to wade through the formulaic twaddle, most of which has mercifully been forgotten over the years.
It’s a different story with modern children’s books. Picking up a new children’s book means taking a chance on wasting your time, and the modern children’s book publishing machine loves tried and true formulas. After the success of Harry Potter we got books about schools for magical/mythological/specially talented kids who are sorted into groups based on their personalities. After The Hunger Games took off, we’ve have had m…

What Does It All Mean???

Well, with the weather getting warmer the kids have been able to play outside a lot more. That means more time with nature and trees and stuff.

Apparently there was something behind a tree this week.


It was a new friend!!! :)


It looks like I've been drawing things as well. I must have fallen asleep looking for a restaurant in the phone book. When I woke up, I had seemingly drawn this...


What can it all mean??? It can mean only one thing! Season 3 is at hand...

Comments

Erica said…
And what are you going to do if the Slender Man needs to use that part of the yellowbook? For shame.