Saturday, December 31, 2016

What I Need

TIME, that is what I really need is time.
To live this life and leave my past behind.
SMILE, that is what I need and it can be done.
To put on a smile and show it to everyone.
LOVE, that is what I need in my heart.
To embrace that feeling right from the start.
FRIEND, that is what I need is a friend.
Someone who will be there till the end.
PRAY, that is what I need is to pray.
To seek the Lord and call on him today.
PEACE, that is what I need is peace within.
I can find it when I let God come in.
LIFE, that is a gift I know is mine.
All I need to do is let it shine.



Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Thank you

HIP HIP HOORAY!
Did you know it's been now
over six years for this unique blog.
We are thrilled to have you as one of our followers.
Imagine over three hundred blogs posted.
This blog has four charming characters
 and you get to read fascinating short stories
You find out about the latest on Henry's poetry 
and learn about new Children's Picture Books. 
And they are posted for you.
THANK YOU for viewing PICTURE BOOK CORNER!
Take a moment and meet the gang,
  
WALLY  WORM

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Hurry, Hurry

Toby bolted out the door and headed across the street.
He sped past Betty along the way.
"Hurry, Hurry!" Toby cried out.
"What's the rush?" Betty asked.
"It's going to be great." Toby proclaimed.
"There is a special event today."
"What is this special event?" Betty pleaded.
"No time to say, Toby said. "Come follow me"
Betty followed Toby through a playground.
They sped past Pete who stood nearby.
"What is the big rush?" Pete asked.
"Toby is off to see a special event." Betty replied.
"I am following him to find out what it is."
"Could it be the big Christmas parade tonight?" Pete asked.
"No, No," Toby shouted. "It's not a Christmas parade."
"Then, what is it? Pete asked again.
"No time to say," Toby called out. "Come follow me."
Pete and Betty followed Toby through the park.
They ran past Tiffany standing near a tree.
"Where are you going?" Tiffany asked.
"Toby is off to see a special event," Pete answered.
"We're coming along to find out what it is?"
"Is it a Christmas sale?" Tiffany asked.
"No, no," Toby cried out. "It's not a Christmas sale."
"Then, what is it?" Tiffany pleaded.
"No time to say," Toby said, "Come follow me."
Tiffany, Pete and Betty followed Toby across the field. 
Soon they passed Roger sitting on a park bench.
"What's the hurry?" Roger cried out.
"Toby is off to see a special event." Tiffany answered.
"We're following him to find out what it is."
"Are you going to see Santa at the mall?" Roger asked.
"No, no," Toby called out. "It's not Santa"
"Then, tell us what it is," Roger pleaded.
"No time to say," Toby replied. "Come follow me."
Toby led them to a huge display.
Roger, Tiffany, Pete and Betty stood nearby.
"Look!" Toby pointed up ahead. "There it is."
They stood in front of a brightly lit Nativity scene.
"This is the reason we celebrate this season." Toby proclaimed.
"It's Jesus birthday!"
"WOW!!!!!" They all exclaimed.
MERRY   CHRISTMAS






Friday, December 16, 2016

Love never hurts

Love never hurts, don't be afraid.
Love never hurts, it's a helping aid.
Love never makes you sad or cry.
Love is there, always at your side.
Love never goes, when you need a hand.
Love always shows, that someone understands.
Love never ends, when things go wrong.
Love is never weak, it's always strong.
Love is a gift, you cannot buy.
Love is a feeling, that will never die.
Love is real, it can't recede.
Love is something, that all of us need.
Love never hurts, so don't be afraid.
Love never hurts, it's a helping aid.
Love never makes you sad or cry.
Love is there, always at your side.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Best Books of 2016

Buddy Book couldn't pick just one.
It wouldn't be any bit of fun.
So for this special book review.
Buddy picked out the best for you.
He had to choose from forty-two.
That was not easy thing to do.
He finally chose ten picture book.
So go ahead and take a look.

TAKE HEART MY CHILD
by Ainsley Earhardt

WHAT DO YOU DO WITH A PROBLEM
by Kobi Yamada

THE BEAR AND THE PIANO
by David Litchfield

THE STORYTELLER
by Evan Turk

HENSEL AND GRETEL: 
NINJA CHICKS
by Corey Rosen Schwartz

THE BEAR WHO STARED
by Duncan Beedie

EDDIE THE BULLY
by Henry Cole

I AM A STORY
by Dan Yaccarino

SATURDAY
by Ian Lendler

GOOD NIGHT BAT, GOOD MORNING SQUIRREL
by Paul Meisel












Saturday, December 3, 2016

Live, Laugh & Love

You live, dream and think,
 on what you want to be.
You choose, plan and try,
 for the goal you want to see.
With past, present and future,
 in time will really show.
Through work, sweat and tears,
 you reach for your goal.
You love, help and share,
 the only way to live.
Through kindness, care and aid,
 the way you ought to give.
You greet, console and comfort,
 with the words you impart.
You call, write and visit,
 you open up your heart.
You laugh, joke and chuckle
 and cheer the one whose sad.
You smile, hug and hold, 
when things go bad.
Through words, prayer and praise,
 you help someone through.
With love, care and share,
 the way you ought to do.
You learn, know and teach,
 you try to help each day.
To live, laugh and love,
and give your best today.