June 1, 2016

A big thank you to our friends at The Heirloom Company who listed Island Tales in their Top 5 Children’s Story Times in Orange County. We’re very happy to be included in the list, please take the time to read an excerpt below and click over to their website to read the complete article.

“These days, story time is more than just sitting in a circle criss cross apple sauce and listening to someone’s grandma read a story barely above a whisper. In fact, most story time programs involve movement, singing, finger plays, and even crafts! They are a great activity for babies through preschool aged kids and beyond. Below is a list of my favorite story time venues in Orange County…

if you are in the mood for something a little more special Island Tales Bookshop is the place to be! Tucked back in a corner of Balboa Island,  this story time is educational and includes a craft after the stories.”

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