Annual Merry Zoo Day (at The Bronx Zoo)
Mike Love at Saks Fifth Avenue
And Even More Love from Saks for Mike
Last year, Caroline sent her seven-year-old son to his Scholastic schoolI have been dreading the day, too, because I know that when my daughter brings home her version of the tale above, I am going to insist that her public school no longer holds Scholastic Book Fairs. And then, all the trouble I've gone to fitting-in will evaporate. Scholastic themselves claim that 35-40% of the books sold at a typical book fair are linked to a movie, television show or video game. This is not what I want for my child.
book fair with five dollars and a note to his teacher that she wanted him to
pick a good reading book. Instead, he came home with a Batman drawing
book and three thirteen-inch flexible pencils.