Monthly Archives: April 2015

Did you ever think of replacing fairy tales with family tales? Oh, not every night, not every time you tell your child a story, but definitely some of the time. Now and again, instead of telling your child about Cinderella, … Continue reading

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Major changes of any kind can present a challenge to kids. In Moving Day for Alex, the first book in our new Growing Up with Alex series, a young boy has trouble coping with his family’s move to a new … Continue reading

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Do you sigh at the thought of handing out the same tired old paperback books to your class year after year? Do you dread the thought of correcting out-of-date worksheets and giving the same assignments as you watch the bored … Continue reading

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Which AcuteByDesign writer also has a successful career in another artistic field and has traveled the world performing for audiences young and old? If you guessed Cory Hills, you’re right! Cory is an award-winning percussive storyteller that books several hundred … Continue reading

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