Posts By: terryfarish

  • Lines from the World – A Picture Book from Italy

    In respect for out connected world, in hard times and in beauty, I want to honor books for children in other countries of the world where children are also studying and reading at home like U.S. kids. It’s also International Children’s Book Day on April 2. But I’ll continue the whole month. We’ll take a…

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  • Resources for Remote Learning from Terry

    A big welcome to you where ever you are in the world. I live with my family and dog near a creek and the ocean in southern Maine. Here, I’ve put together some reading and writing ideas. They’re for you to explore wherever you are connecting from. If you’re reading my books, I also welcome…

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  • Let’s Dance – a whirling leap into dances from many cultures

    Valerie Bolling‘s and Maine Diaz‘s  Let’s Dance is a whirlwind of flying, stomping, spinning, leaping, somersaulting kids from around the globe showing moves from one of their country’s traditional dances. Diaz captures the pure joy of movement in her cartoon character’s whole bodies. An American breakdancer is upside down with excitement with the music and…

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  • Stories with Terry – The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup

    Hello Friends, I’m reading one of my first books here, The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup. It’s illustrated by Barry Root and published by Candlewick Press. It’s the story of a cat and an old man who loved her, but not so’s you’d notice – which is offensive to the cat. And, as you know,…

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