A Great Day for Up

  One of my favorite Dr. Suess books is a Great Day for Up. There are some books that are just so fun and whimsical that I can’t help but get in a good mood whenever I read them. And with the sun shining and the birds chirping, my thoughts wander to some of my favorite childhood books.

There’s something almost mystical about remembering those books. Almost like I’m revisiting a dream I once had. I have so many great memories surrounding the books I read; My dad reading The Secret Garden to me and my siblings at our family’s cabin in Vermont, me reading Encyclopedia Brown on my parent’s bed for so long that I woke up with my face pressed as a bookmark between the pages, sitting with my brother and sister and reading The Mouse and the Motorcycle.

Of course, being raised as a book lover, there are hundreds more each with a special link to some memory in my past. I’m sure you have many such memories as well. I’d love to hear them!

Happy reading! 😀

  1. Encyclopedia Brown FTW!

  2. Books that I read over and over again include Harriet The Spy, books by Ellen Raskin and books my Madeine L’Engle. Oh, and on the picture book front I was obsessed with those Professor Wormbog books Mercer Mayer did. “This is not an Island Joe Franchise” – sorry that will only make sense to Professor Wormbog fans.

  1. June 20th, 2012

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