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Happy Birthday Danny

Happy Birthday Danny

Look who’s 15 today! On April 18, 1997 Danny was born. He was one of eight puppies born (whelped) to the proud lab parents, Tess and Mighty Morgan. Danny is celebrating his birthday by relaxing in the sunny and mild weather here in Cleveland. Yesterday he had a special phone call from a classroom of […]

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Get Well Card

I have been creating personal cards for friends for many years. Danny has that special touch that makes people feel better. Now I am making them available to you. Do you know anyone under the weather? This will cheer them up! Message inside:  Hope to see you up and running soon!

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New Chapter Book

I have just finished my new chapter book titled, Moving. It took longer to write than I anticipated, but it was worth the extra time. It is a sensitive story about Danny having to move from his old red house, in the middle of the block, to a new red house. It is hard for […]

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A Classroom Idea

We received an email this week from Susan Gruber, a Kindergarten teacher at Our Lady of Peace School in Columbus, Ohio.  Her students each picked a Danny Large Sticker and wrote a new story about the picture.  The stories are delightful and we wanted to share them.  Please share with us any other teaching ideas!  […]

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Remembering Jan Berenstain

We are so sorry to hear about the death of Jan Berenstain.  All of us at MRB remember our own children loving the Berenstain Bears books and learning to read with them.  She will certainly be missed.

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New Titles Coming Soon

I am very excited to have some new titles coming soon. The clever fox is back in a new book, Who’s in the Chicken Coop?.  If, as a child, you enjoyed the story of a wolf dressing up as a grandmother in Little Red Riding Hood, you’ll love this book where the fox disguises himself as a […]

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Curl Up and Read

For a great article on the benefits of  Reading Recovery click on the link below.  This article appears in the online version of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the daily newspaper in St. Paul, Minnesota. Danny looks GREAT on the classroom door too! Special education gets fresh look in Minnesota schools

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Celebrating the New Website

Well, we have had our new website up and running for a month now. All of us at MRB love the new look but we sure have had our fair share of glitches!! For those of you that have had ordering issues, we are so sorry!! Please do not give up on us! The design […]

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Chicago

January 25, 2012 Rob and I just returned from the Comprehensive Literacy and Illinois Reading Recovery® Conference in Chicago.We had a wonderful time visiting with the many dedicated teachers. A few teachers cautiously asked me about Danny’s health. Danny will be 15 in April! He is having trouble with his back legs but manages to […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Those of us at MaryRuth Books started the new year by saying goodbye to one of our packers. Rachel is heading to Hawaii soon to work on an organic farm.  We will miss her enthusiasm, love of dogs and her bright smile.  She is looking forward to an awesome adventure though and […]

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