Category Archives: children

The Latest from Carolina Book Beat

Harry Loves Carrots by Laura Baldwin, illustrated by Andy Marlette (broadcast 12-19-2011)  Based in a reclaimed, two hundred foot chicken house on a historic farm Garden in the Koop not only produces organic seeds, many that are heirloom, but also charming, colorful children’s books like Harry Loves Carrots, Harry Loves Turnips (Not) and others.  Laura succeeds wonderfully in her aim of providing a tool for teaching children about healthy eating while having fun in The Giggling Garden.  Check out Garden in the Koop for more information. 

The Latest from Carrboro Book Beat

One Million Men and Me by Kelly Starling Lyons (broadcast 10-11-2010) This is an engaging tale of a little girl attending the famous Million Man March with her father in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 1995.  Told from the child’s viewpoint the warmly illustrated book invites us along on an inspiring journey of wonder and fellowship.  A great book to read to a child or to yourself.  Find out more at http://www.kellystarlinglyons.com/