In the best children’s books, parents can find many of the same satisfactions that adult
By Bruce Handy
Aug. 4, 2017 9:07 a.m. ET
We are living through an extended golden age for children’s books, a product of
America’s astonishing prosperity—and growing child-centeredness—in the long postwar era. Think of the roster of brand-name authors, from Dr. Seuss, Maurice Sendak and Beverly Cleary to Eric Carle, Judy Blume, Jacqueline Woodson and on and on. Or visit the section for new picture books at your local library or bookstore, where an ever-lengthening shelf of tomorrow’s classics brings together ingenious storytelling and dazzling art. Read the full story
Loudoun County leaders took part in an event Tuesday that kicked off All Ages Read Together’s month-long Read-A-Thon.County Chairwoman Phyllis J. Randall (D-At Large), Supervisor Koran Saines (D-Sterling) and Loudoun County Public Library Director Chang Liu joined Karen Schaufeld, author of The Lollipop Tree, to share their favorite books with young readers at Cascades Library in Potomac Falls.
ArtSquare will host a very special book signing for the newly released children's book The Lollipop Tree. Author Karen Schaufeld and illustrator Kurt Schwarz will be on hand to sign their beautiful book with its charming and colorful illustrations. Read More
Karen Schaufeld is the co-founder of All Ages Read Together and founder of 100 Women Strong an organization dedicated to strategic philanthropy. Karen resides with her husband Fred and has three children and 4 (sometimes 6) dogs. The Lollipop Tree is her first book.
Karen Schaufeld is a longtime Loudoun resident, enthusiastic volunteer, active patron of the arts and education, mom, author, lawyer and concerned citizen who tirelessly looks for ways to improve the community in which she lives.
When Sandra Kovacs Stein noticed that ravens were building a nest on the Purcellville water tower near her home, she began taking pictures of them.Karen Schaufeld would watch eagles carry fish and other small creatures back to their nest on her property near Leesburg.