I'm sure every parent has to deal with the fact that their kid is going to like books that they don't like. Romy has recently become very opinionated about which books she wants to hear. We have her standards: King Bidgood's in the Bathtub,
and, of course (and thankfully), Madeline.
We go to the library once a week, and I pick books and she picks books that she hopefully will like. This week, one of us, in some crazy, jacked-up bad decision making moment picked this:
...are terrifying. Click on this link to visit the author and illustrator's page (they are a husband and wife team). There, you will find such pictures as this:
[Funny aside: Romy did definitely have a nightmare over this book,
which I know because she was pointing at it in horror on her bedroom floor when I went in to see what was wrong. I don't blame her at all.]