The simplest way to make sure that we raise literate children is to teach them to read, and to show them that reading is a pleasurable activity. And that means, at its simplest, finding books that they enjoy, giving them access to those books, and letting them read them.
Posts Tagged ‘Neil Gaiman’
A man returns to his childhood home in Sussex, England. The man finds himself in a farm which is down the road from where he lived. As the man sits by the pond, he starts remembering events of bygone years, a suicide, a stolen car and darkness unleashed.
About: Stardustby Neil Gaiman is a fictional book by the master storyteller. I have read the book after watching the excellent movie and enjoyed it just as much. 352 pages Publisher: Harper Language: English ISBN-10: 0380804557 My rating for Stardust — 5 Buy this book in paper or electronic format* More Book by Neil Gaiman Thoughts: Stardust by Neil Gaiman (Website | Facebook | @neilhimself), […]
About: American Gods by Neil Gaiman is an award wining fictional book. The book blends fantasy, Americana and mythology to create a unique story from the brilliant mind of one of today's top writers. 624 pages Publisher: Harper (April 30, 2002) Language: English ISBN-10: 0380789035 My rating for American Gods –5 Buy this book in paper or electronic format through […]
Here are some of my favorite tweets (@manoflabook) from the last week. Which one is your favorite? How to Fall Back in Love with Writing | Goins, Writer –goo.gl/UYDf7 100 #Kindle Books for $3.99 or Less - ow.ly/9yJMn # Neil Gaiman's Journal: Remembering Moebius –goo.gl/4E9fJ "In March, Read the Books You've Always Meant to Read": Gorgeous Vintage PSA Posters, […]
About: "Odd and the Frost Giants" by Neil Gaiman is an award winning fictional book inspired by Norse Mythology. I picked it up because frankly, I seem to enjoy everything Neil Gaiman writes. 128 pages Publisher: HarperCollins; First Editiion First Printing edition ISBN: 0061671738 My rating for Odd and the Frost Giants — 5 Buy […]
Like many bibliophile I am also somewhat enamored by book covers. I don't judge a book by its cover, but I certainly pre-judge it as many of us do (but that's the topic for another post). I am also a comic art collector (well, before kids that is) and have about 10 reviews of graphic […]
I bought this book. My rating for the Graveyard Book — 4 About: “The Graveyard Book” by Neil Gaiman (Website | Facebook | Twitter) is the winner of the prestigious Newbery Medal award. This is a fictional book which takes place in a graveyard. Mostly. Get a discount on "The Graveyard Book" through the ManOfLaBook […]
Banned Books Week. I borrowed this graphic novel from the library. “The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes” by Neil Gaiman is the collected issues of Sandman #1–8. This is the story of Morpheus, who has been accidentally captured in 1916 by a magician. Morpheus, the Sandman, is an eternal being responsible for sleep and rules over The Dreaming […]