I started "building" a miniature house in one of the rooms of my basement. I got the idea after reading this book with my six-year-old daughter. The photos are of a real miniature "mouse mansion" that the author built. Amazing! I showed it to my husband. I thought the book was enchanting. He said, "Don't... Continue Reading →
Don’t Sit on Tumtum with Your Bum Bum!
Okay, that’s some really bad potty humor, but it made us laugh. My daughter and I had been reading Tumtum and Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall (2008), a lovely adventure story about domesticated (and quite civilized) mice. We left the book on a chair in our living room, and when my husband sat on it... Continue Reading →