| Jul 25, 2014
What literary character resonated with you when you were a child? We posed the question to Chicago-area authors in the lead-up to this year's Children's Read & Write program, which invites kids to submit book reviews for possible publication (see submission guidelines at right). Here's what authors told us.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:00 PM
It is always nice to see some old books — which I read to my now long-grown-up children — in a recommended list of children's reading for this summer. "There Is an Alligator Under My Bed" by Mercer Mayer and "Where the Wild Things Are" by...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:54 AM
Q: What’s the state of affordable child care in South Florida?
Child care has become very expensive. It’s the third- or fourth-largest item on a parent’s budget behind food, rent and insurance. There are many wonderful child care...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
At the moment, "Maleficent" and its evil queen are burning up the big screen, and over on HBO, "Game of Thrones" and its Mother of Dragons are on fire too. Sequels to 2012's "Snow White and the Huntsman" and 2010's "Alice in Wonderland" are due in...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Maurice Sendak - New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St
2) Festival of Trees & Traditions - Wadsworth Atheneum
3) Toulouse-Lautrec - New Britain Museum of American Art