Party of the Month: Library Party

Storybook goody bags
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Disney Powless thought a reading-themed party would be just the thing for her daughter Paige, a regular at the local library. Storybooks and whimsy were perfect for the budding bookworm's birthday.
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Courtesy of Disney Powless

Something to See

Black plastic glasses from a dollar store turn guests into little librarians.

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Courtesy of Disney Powless

Storied Snacks

Kids' classics inspired healthy eats: deviled eggs for Greens Eggs and Ham, apples for The Giving Tree, and garden veggies for The Pooh Story Book

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Courtesy of Disney Powless

An Open Book

A homemade sheet cake was iced to look like a book -- and it's easy to DIY! Put icing in a zip-seal bag, snip a corner off, and squeeze.

Watch as Parents contributor Jenna Helwig shows you how to prep your cake for decorating. Learn to level your layers and put on a crumb coat.

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Courtesy of Disney Powless

Best-Seller Bunting

A banner and a large number five announced the birthday girl's age. Stacks of books were tied with ribbon and topped with a balloon as décor.

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Courtesy of Disney Powless

Printed Pouches

Paige's mom made goody bags, by stitching storybook pages together on three sides, and filled them with gummy "bookworms."

Originally published in the November 2014 issue of Parents magazine.

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