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- 05/30/18--12:39: More Must-Read Spring 2018 Picture Books
- 06/08/18--11:53: Amazing Pop Up Books (Your Kids Won’t Want to Put Down)
- 06/12/18--14:11: 10 Favorite Cumulative Stories for Kids
- 06/13/18--13:03: Warm-Hearted Picture Books About Siblings
- 06/25/18--08:15: 17 Children’s Books That Encourage Cooperation
- 06/27/18--18:01: Travel the World: Books for Kids About Japan and Japanese Culture
- 06/29/18--10:12: The Best Ninja Picture Books for Kids
- 07/09/18--07:23: Riveting Robot Books for Kids
- 07/25/18--11:19: If You Like to Laugh, Read These 5 New Funny Picture Books
- 07/25/18--11:50: New in Picture Books, Summer 2018
- 08/07/18--08:41: Don’t Miss These 2018 Back-to-School Books
- 08/08/18--10:02: Learn About Animals: New Nonfiction Books for Ages 4 – 14
- 08/13/18--14:46: Picture Books to Teach Onomatopoeia
I have so many new picture books to tell you about today. You’ll find picture books about adventure, courage, coding, bedtime, a parent in prison, and more. My preference is to organize my book lists into something a bit more cohesive but this is a little bit of everything — wonderful stories new for spring […]
Does your child love unicorns? Of all the magical creatures in the world, unicorns are probably the most beloved by children. Celebrate these fantastical creatures with memorable stories — in picture books for younger readers and chapter books for older readers. And, if you find out that unicorns are real, will you let me know? […]
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With the new release of Robert Sabuda’s new pop-up book, Ten Horse Farm, I wanted to share all my favorite pop-up books that kids won’t want to put down. You’ll notice that Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda both dominate this list –both creators have contributed many, many books to this style of art. Amazing Pop Up […]
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Cumulative stories are rhythmic stories with a narration that builds upon itself, adding on and repeating previous information. This repetition makes this story predictable, something that is invaluable to growing readers. As the plot builds, readers will be able to accurately predict and read (even fake read) the repetitive text because they’ll know it’s coming. Even […]
From bickering to sharing to cuddling and compromise, these sibling stories are all warm-hearted and playful picture books about the many facets that happen in these relationships. Read with your kids. See what they recognize in themselves. See if any stories inspire something more… Warm-Hearted Picture Books About Siblings Sleep Well Siba and Saba Nansubuga […]
I’m a big believer in bibliotherapy. Why? Because books can show kids possibilities. They show characters facing fears. Picture books give young readers a glimpse into how others feel, react, and behave. These life lessons can be translated to our kids’ lives. This includes facing fears and having courage even though you feel afraid… […]
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Are you looking for picture books that encourage cooperation? With the publication of Yoga Friends, a book to help children learn yoga poses with a partner, I thought it would be fun to find other books that encourage cooperation and working with a partner. There are so many wonderful stories from which to choose. Read […]
Travel to Japan by reading picture books and chapter books that are set in Japan and show Japanese culture and traditions. Books help kids learn about different countries and their cultures. For me, the book Shogun first got me interested in Japanese culture. I wonder what it will be for your kids? Happy travels! Picture […]
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So many kids go through a loving everything ninja phase. I know my youngest daughter did. She even had a ninja-themed birthday party! These are our favorite ninja picture books. We hope you like them, too. The Best Ninja Picture Books for Kids Hello Ninja by N.D. Wilson, illustrated by Forrest Dickison Kids love this […]
Robots rock, right? (See what I did there? rrr …) Get your STEM-loving kids jazzed about robots with these books all about robots! From picture books to nonfiction tomes, these books will get your kids excited about robotics. Riveting Robot Books for Kids The Robot Book by Heather Brown This robot has two eyes, two arms, […]
Kids love all sorts of books, especially ones with funny stories. Here are five newly published picture books that will get your kids laughing with delight. ENJOY! If You Like to Laugh, Read These New Funny Picture Books Walrus in the Bathtub by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Matt Hunt FUNNY Things I love […]
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What are you reading this summer? Here are some newly published picture books that I think you’ll enjoy. (I put the latest funny picture books in a separate post here.) New in Picture Books, Summer 2018 Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang, illustrated by Max Lang FEELINGS This is one of the best, most healthy […]
We do a lot to prepare our children for the school year. One of those rituals, besides changing up bedtime and school supply shopping, can be reading books about going to school. Especially for our younger children who are still unsure of what to expect. This year’s back-to-school books offer humor, wisdom, and diversity. Read […]
If your child enjoys reading about animal life, you’ll want to know about these new books. From picture to comics to nonfiction middle-grade, there is something for every age and most interests on this list of new books for kids. Learn About Animals: New Nonfiction Books for Ages 4 – 14 Walk This Wild World: […]
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Use picture books as mentor texts to model for your elementary students how to write using sound words or onomatopoeia. These books show your young writers the possibilities for incorporating the sense of sound into stories and poems. Picture Books To Teach Onomatopoeia I Hear a Pickle (and Smell, See, Touch, and Taste It, Too!) […]