Dad Reads Aloud

The Many Assassinations of Samir, the Seller of Dreams

“The first time I was stoned to death by an angry mob, I was not even a criminal.”...

The Yule Tomte and the Little Rabbits

“Why do we celebrate Christmas?”“Because a child has come to earth,” said...

Frog and Toad

“You have been asleep since November,” said Frog. “Well, then,” said Toad, ...

Amos & Boris by William Steig

“Amos, a mouse, lived by the ocean. He loved the ocean.  He loved the smell of the sea air. He...

Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke

“The adventurers took everything. They took the gold. They took the maps, the books, the gems, and...

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

There is a rule in middle-grade fiction.   Your protagonist must be a child.    Not only that, but...

Instructions by Neil Gaiman

“Touch the wooden gate in the wall you never saw before,Say “please” before you...

Hubert’s Hair Raising Adventure

“Hubert the Lion was haughty and vain And especially proud of his elegant mane” What’s the Story? In...

Fables

“It is the high and mighty who have the longest distance to fall.“ What’s the Story?...