Sunday, March 1, 2015

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss and Read Across America

March 2
Jump into a Book is a site about the love of children’s books and how to incorporate them into our everyday lives through play, crafting, cooking, movies, games, traveling and author visits. At JIAB, they strive to pull books off shelves and stories off pages to create reading experiences for families. Amazon and iTunes best-selling author and founder of Audrey Press, Valarie Budayr is a play and reading advocate whose mission is to inspire children, families, and communities to experience and create a world together through books while having fun. She is passionate about making children’s books come alive on her website Jump into a Book so that kids of all ages can experience the stories in new and exciting ways.

As co-founder of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, Valarie is also committed to raising awareness for children’s books that celebrate diversity and multicultural characters and is working to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries.
* Note information above was taken from their website.

Jump Into A Book site offers resources for parents, grandparents, educators and all who are interested in children's and YA literature with book lists, book and author interviews and enrichment activities. Check out this link to Jump into a Book. You will find many creative ideas to help you celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America.

Read Across America Day is Monday March 2, 2015

Oh, the Places You'll Go when you read! March 2, 2015 is NEA's Read Across America Day and this year, the book is the Seuss classic, "Oh, The Places You'll Go". To make your event Seussational, go to Plan a Reading Event for Read Across America for tips and ideas to plan your own event. Be sure to follow Read Across America on Facebook and Twitter with #readacrossamerica.
Cook's notes:
Buzz Feed has 21 delicious treats for Dr. Seuss fans
and this site has over 50 ideas to make your party a success

Enjoy the day reading your favorite Dr. Seuss book.


  1. What an awesome blog post! YES...Valarie is one amazing lady.
    P.S It's a little known fact that her nickname is The Magic Book Lady! ;)

  2. Sue thank you so much for your kind words and for sharing our love of books. Here's to many happy reading moments ahead !!!


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