Monthly Archives: November 2016


Today’s travellers can be transported across the world in under twenty-four hours, but it wasn’t always like that. After your kids have made their list of historic travellers, get them to compile one for how those people travelled. And how long each method took.


When modern kids think of a travel writer, the name Rick Steves is probably the first that comes to mind, but people have been travelling, and writing about it, for centuries. Many, many centuries. It didn’t just start with Marco Polo, who may, or may not, have visited the places he said he did. Fan […]



November was yet another numeric month, getting its name from novem, the Latin word for nine. The Roman emperor Tiberius was born in November but apparently wasn’t as egotistical as certain other emperors, so when it was suggested that what was now the eleventh month should be named after him, he refused, and November went […]


Sorry not to post for so long, but I’ve been away researching Book 5 of my Time Rose series (In sunny Italy – the sacrifices one has to make for one’s art. Sigh.) While away, it was my intention to keep posting at intervals, but since my son and I didn’t always have Internet access, […]

Historical Debate Society for Girls and Boys

The Historical Debate Society for girls and boys is a society where kids can put their ideas about the latest historical debate and put their own debate. Join in!

The Picture Book Review

Reviews of Children's Board Books, Picture Books, Activity Books, and Graphic Novels

Cafe Book Bean

Talk Books. Drink Coffee.

Raw Streets

by MaxGor

Magna Bloga- A History Blog

Sharing my passion for history

Your Well Wisher Program

Attempt to solve commonly known problems…

Indie Hero

Brian Marggraf, Author of Dream Brother: A Novel, Independent publishing advocate, New York City dweller

O' Canada

Reflections on Canadian Culture From Below the Border

Juju Films

Cutting edge Multimedia Programming


Share something you learned everyday!

Simple Pleasures

Visual Poetry, Photography and Quotes

Project Light to Life

A bucket list blog: exploring happiness, growth, and the world.

Jumbled Writer – Charlie Dims

Putting kids and history together

TheCoevas official blog

Putting kids and history together

Eric Price

Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Whatever Else Comes to Mind.

John B. Rosenman, SF/F/Horror Writer

Putting kids and history together

this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Top 10 of Anything and Everything

Animals, Travel, Casinos, Sports, Gift Ideas, Mental Health and So Much More!

Insight and Intelligence on Residential Real Estate

Andrew Hines

Real Estate Entrepreneur

Book Hub, Inc.

The Total Book Experience

Longevity Letter

Aging can be hacked

Rennert New York TESOL Center | TESOL/TESL/TEFL Certification

Teach English as a Second Language | Tips and Ideas

Montessori and the World

An Adventure into Montessori Studies in Italy

Another Hatchett Job....

Homeschooling, Sewing, and Quilting at the Cabin

Bucca Books

Reading and Experiencing Children's Literature

Fashioning Sociology

Fashioning New and Emerging Media

Duir School's Blog

Port Hope's Newest Child Care Option

Rushing to Read

random reviews from library day


Funny pictures & cartoons to make you smile.

Tails from Paris

Comics Blog with real bites of love and delightful rascals inside ...

Katie L. Carroll

Books for kids, teens, & those who are young at heart

Natter and Review

This site is about books, both the reading and the writing.

Time Travelling With Kids

Putting kids and history together

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging News

The latest news on and the WordPress community.