books

The Bronx Museum of the Arts Presents
“Back in the Bronx” Featuring
Arlene and Alan Alda

What: For its second in the series of “Back in the Bronx” programs, the Bronx Museum will feature noted children’s book writer Arlene Alda interviewed by her husband, actor Alan Alda.  Arlene will share personal stories and anecdotes about growing up in the Bronx and also preview excerpts from her upcoming book, Just Kids from the Bronx. Lunch will be provided for all attendees by David Greco’s Arthur Avenue Caterers.

Event Recap: Daisy and Josephine #GilbertMamarazzi

This Wednesday evening Dahlia and I trooped through the slush from our Bronx apartment to Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant in Times Square to join @themoms & @DrinkArizona for #GilbertMamarazzi to celebrate actress Melissa Gilbert’s new children’s book Daisy and Josephine. Melissa Gilbert is best known for her role as Laura Ingalls on Little House on the Prairie so this was a really special event to share with my daughter

Poopendous!  Pops Up in the Bronx!

Free: Meet acclaimed children’s book author Artie Bennett on Wednesday, August 14, at Bella Vista Community Health Center, 882-886 Hunts Point Avenue, Bronx, New York, 10474 (347-503-7935) at 10:30 am. This fun event celebrates Early Literacy Awareness Week and is sponsored by Reach Out and Read of Greater New York. Artie, author of the best-selling, highly praised The Butt Book, will be there to sign and discuss—and read!—his superfun new book, Poopendous! Hailed as the Dr.

Briana Reviews: Fobie Friends

What’s the lastest in Briana’s Reviews? Fobie Friends! Fobie FriendsTM is an original idea created to entertain while helping children address common fears. The concept developed into a series of books, each book using a unique, colorful, engaging “Fobie FriendTM” animal to comfort and guide a child through a fearful situation. In addition to reviewing the books, Briana also had a chance to have some questions answered by Leslie Miller,

BronxMama Book Shelf: Cyber Bloggers: Beginnings (A Picture Book for children)

Author: Marisa Xu, Riverdale. About Marisa- Born and raised to immigrant parents in the Bronx, Marisa is a mom, speech therapist, illustrator and writer! FOR KINDLE, NOOK, OR COMPUTER! Come join Cyber-Orphans Teena, Leena, Benny, and Lenny along with their charming animal friends, Mouse, Kit, and Chip as they grow up in the Cyber-Orphanage. With a little help from their friends, the Cyber-Orphans learn to cook, clean, and shop for themselves!