"Before you, Bella, my life was like a moonless night. Very dark, but there were stars, points of light and reason. ...And then you shot across my sky like a meteor. Suddenly everything was on fire; there was brilliancy, there was beauty. When you were gone, when the meteor had fallen over the horizon, everything went black. Nothing had changed, but my eyes were blinded by the light. I couldn’t see the stars anymore. And there was no more reason, for anything."

~ Edward Cullen

Friday, February 1, 2013

Anthony's Book of the Week

It's been a pretty quiet week here for Anthony.  He's still been fighting off his cold, so the sniffles have kept him pretty quiet.  We've been hanging out a lot on the couch in the evenings and catching up on our Veggie Tale movies.  At this point, I'm pretty sure I know just about every line to David and the Giant Pickle.   I'm pretty sure that the hubby is about ready to jump off a Veggie Tales bridge at this point...
In honor of our Veggie Tales themed week, Anthony wanted to read The Giant Thank You by Doug Peterson.  He loves these Veggie Tales books for the bright illustrations and the fun stories.  I love these stories because they really do teach a valuable lesson.  Plus, the illustrations are adorable and how can you not love Junior the Asparagus!
Summary from Paperbackswap.com
A Lesson in: Being Thankful Rude Rolf isn't thankful for anything. But with a little help from his friends, Rolf discovers that the best part of a gift is the thought behind it.
There are several other Veggie Tale books out there, and they are all worth checking out.  We own a few of them and they're a real value to the family library.  They have board books out there too for the younger kids.  Anthony has always enjoyed "Lyle the Kindly Viking." It's an adorable 

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