In the last year young readers have been rewarded with an abundance of terrific new titles. With an inspiring new collection of stories for Rebel Girls, a new Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, newly discovered books from Shel Silverstein AND Mark Twain, and a hilarious return to the Dragons Love Tacos universe, our list of […]
Dragons are creatures of amazing literary versatility. My preschool and kindergarten children love the magic of dragons, but they aren’t ready for the intense, fire-breathing kind. Luckily there are plenty of sweet and funny dragon books out there with just a few innocent flames or none at all. Of course, Dragons Love Tacos and Dragons Love […]
You are in a rocket hurtling through space (but not me; I would never go to space!). Suddenly you crash land on a strange planet, inhabited by sensitive-stomached dragons, pizza-obsessed raccoons, genius squirrels, and robots. Looking around, you see long-necked, toothpick-thin-limbed people. They don’t look like you, but they do speak your language. You ask […]
Perhaps you’ve noticed that we bring you a list of our favorite new books every month. It doesn’t happen by accident. We know our shelves runneth over with terrific titles, and a little guidance in this lush landscape can sometimes be helpful. So, whether your young readers are folk tale fanatics, hoard hilarious how-tos, or […]
These days we could all use a good laugh. Fortunately these books are great for entertaining your kids when they (and maybe you) just want to be silly. Here are six laugh out loud picture books that are sure to get your young reader giggling! What silly picture books would you recommend?