{Made in China: Vanita Oelschlager}

{Synopsis} – Made In China touches on two seemingly unrelated subjects – adoption and sibling relations. As told in this story. These are intertwined and very important to one young child who literally was “made in China.” The story begins when the child is told by her older sister, in a teasing manner, that sheContinue Reading

{Carrot: Vanita Oelschlager}

{Synopsis} – An ordinary house cat, Carrot envies the life of the pampered yacht cat Buffy and dreams of all she could do with such luxury, but comes to realize that her life is actually richer in many ways. {My thoughts} – This book is about a car named Carrot. A sweet little orange kittyContinue Reading

{Birds of a Feather: Vanita Oelschlager}

{Synopsis} – Children are innately curious about words, especially phrases that make them laugh (“Ants in your pants!”), sound silly (“Barking up the wrong tree” or “Goosebumps”) or trigger images that tickle a child's sense of the absurd (“Like a bull in a china shop”). Birds of a Feather introduces children to the magic ofContinue Reading