Father Knows Five 8-9-13

*Every Friday we serve you an “a la carte” style list of 5 unique videos, articles, ideas, etc. from all kinds of locations. (If you are viewing this blog through your email subscription, please follow the link to our website to view all videos.) See you next week…

1. Lego Librarian – this is something to see. Buy one as soon as you can! To see her counterpart, go to http://www.mcphee.com/laf/

Lego librarian

2. Famous Authors as Young Adults – our oldest is just days away from moving into her new life as a college student. This post is in honor of a tremendous moment in the lives of her and her great friends, a time for them when the sky is the limit and nothing seems impossible.

C.S.Lewis – CS Lewis Young Adult

3. Man of Steel – you saw the movie, now what can you do until the next one? Read, read, read!!!

Superman Post

4. “Like translating a book from one language into another,” accomplished illustrator and author Brian Selznick explains the interesting transformation of one of our favorite books, The Invention of Huge Cabret, from a book of pages and illustrations into a book of spoken words and sounds. Here’s the video interview:

5. Earth Photo – “Ever wonder what it would be like to live on some isolated island, far from everything else? You already do!”

Think out loud here