Don't Stay Up So Late: A Treasury of Bedtime Stories Written for Children by Children: Dedicated to the unbridled imagination and to the ritual of the bedtime story, this lovely, fully illustrated volume of tall tales, fables, mysteries, and make believes was written by first through fifth graders at Erickson Elementary School in Ypsilanti, MI. via buildingalibrary #Book #Bedtime_Stories #Kids
“I have come home at last! This is my real country! I belong here. This is the land I have been looking for all my life, though I never knew it till now…Come further up, come further in!” ― C.S. Lewis, The Last Battle
Icelanders have a beautiful tradition of giving books to each other on Christmas Eve and then spending the night reading. This custom is so deeply ingrained in the culture that it is the reason for the Jolabokaflod, or “Christmas Book Flood,” when the majority of books in Iceland are sold between September and December in preparation for Christmas giving.