All posts tagged: If You take a mouse to school

Winner of Book Give-a-way…Erin in Minnesota!

By Leslie Lindsay Thanks for the feedback from those of you who indicated what they liked best about Leslie4Kids blog.  In appreciation for your readership and loyaly, I chose a name at random from the various comments received in the last week in response to the blog.  The WINNER is ERIN V. of MINNESOTA!  Your copy of the book, “If You Take a Mouse to School” is on it’s way! http://www.amazon.com/If-You-Take-Mouse-School/dp/0060283289/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1316535970&sr=8-1 If You Take a Mouse to School http://www.amazon.com From Amazon.com: “If you take a mouse to school, he’ll ask you for your lunch box. When you give him your lunch box, he’ll want a sandwich to go in it. Then he’ll need a notebook and some pencils. He’ll probably want to share your backpack, too . . . The famous mouse from the New York Times #1 bestselling team, Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond.” What do readers like the most?!  Hummm….it actually really surprised me.  “In My Brain Today” was the #1 topic.  Last week, I blogged about how much I hate the morning routine and …

A Little Literacy, Please: If You Take a Mouse to School….Give-a-way!!

By Leslie Lindsay One of my very favorite children’s books is If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by the talented Felicia Bond.  It reminds me so much of parenting, which is probably why I think it’s so great…everything that happens in this little mouse/boy’s day is a function of “scope creep,” that is, everything leads to another and before you know it, a seemingly small project has become a bigger and bigger one.  So, it’s no surprise that I love the all of the “if you give” series…well, maybe not everyone of them (too much of a good thing becomes a little lackluster). So, with it being September and all…I thought why not highlight If You Take a Mouse to School?  And, I am giving away a copy of the book (paperback) to a lucky blog reader!!  That’s right–FREE and BRAND-NEW sent directly to you just for being a blog reader.  How do you get it:  Tell me something you like about this blog in general…the writing style, the …