Post Tagged with: "kids"

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

5 Books for Kids Who’d Rather Watch Movies

5 Books for Kids Who’d Rather Watch Movies

In this screen-dominated world, it can be hard to get even bookish kids reading. Not to mention, so many kids’ publications—from the classic to the commercial—have been made into hard-to-resist, CGI-animated blockbusters. How can we get our children lost and […]

by × May 2, 2014 ×

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Our Favorite Dr. Seuss Books

Our Favorite Dr. Seuss Books

Mention the incomparable Dr. Seuss to any book lover, and they are apt to get a dreamy look in their eyes as they recount all of their favorite titles. There are so many great Dr. Seuss books that it’s hard […]

by × February 28, 2014 ×

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Celebrating 50 Years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Celebrating 50 Years of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

While a number of people and things that changed my life turn 50 this year, including Lucky Charms, Mary Poppins, Nicolas Cage, Arby’s, and Mariska Hargitay, only one, in my mind, deserves the completely unbridled homage I feel compelled to […]

by × February 27, 2014 ×

J.D. SALINGER

Is 10 Too Young to Read The Catcher in the Rye?

Is 10 Too Young to Read The Catcher in the Rye?

When I was in fifth grade, my dad gave me a big stack of classic books that, in retrospect, I was probably too young to read. On Christmas morning I ripped open Watership Down, Billy Budd, Moby Dick, and The […]

by × December 13, 2013 ×

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID

9 Fun Reads for Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

9 Fun Reads for Fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Throughout the holiday season, we’re gathering books that make the perfect gifts for everyone on your list—from your mother and the teen in your life to your foodie friend and the coworker who loves Harry Potter. Need more ideas? Check out all of […]

by × November 5, 2013 ×

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID

8 Life Lessons From Diary of a Wimpy Kid

8 Life Lessons From Diary of a Wimpy Kid

 What’s the secret of success to Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series? Is it the side-splitting, overbite-laden illustrations? Is it the clumsy bravado of main character Greg Heffley, who makes everyone feel better about themselves? Or is it […]

by × November 1, 2013 ×

TODDLERS

15 Books to Buy Your Toddler

15 Books to Buy Your Toddler

Throughout the holiday season, we’re gathering books that make the perfect gifts for everyone on your list—from your mother and the teen in your life to your foodie friend and the coworker who loves Harry Potter. Need more ideas? Check out all of […]

by × October 21, 2013 ×

HALLOWEEN

6 Great Halloween Books for Kids of All Ages

6 Great Halloween Books for Kids of All Ages

Leaves are once again crunching underfoot, which means your cobwebs, spiders, and long-handled sweeper-thingies are considered acceptable decor, and you can boldly indulge in pumpkin spice everything. It’s also your opportunity to build—ostensibly for your children—a Halloween reading list. Whether […]

by × October 15, 2013 ×

TRICK OR TREAT!

How To Read A Scary Story To Kids

How To Read A Scary Story To Kids

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to brush up on your scary storytelling skills. Do you have what it takes to terrify the tykes? Are you ready to personally never sleep again due to the fallout of good, […]

by × September 24, 2013 ×