• Our Favorite Christmas Board Books

    Board Books

    Our Favorite Christmas Board Books

    It’s almost Christmas! Books are one of the best ways to share this special time of year with the littlest members of your family. Today I’ll be sharing a list of my toddler’s all-time favorite board books about Christmas. I encourage you to share these books with a baby or […]

  • Multicultural Books for Christmas

    Picture Books

    Multicultural Books for Christmas

    Christmas is a time that brings people together. Every year families from many different cultures and ethnicities celebrate Christmas across America and all over the world. I’ve assembled a list of 20 ethnically and culturally diverse Christmas stories for children ages 3-10. Each of these books will give readers a […]

  • 10 Incredible Picture Books to Read at Christmas

    Picture Books

    10 Incredible Picture Books to Read at Christmas

    Today I’m delighted to share 10 of my favorite Christmas-themed picture books. These books range from laugh-out-loud funny to heartwarming and sentimental. They all have something different to offer and are sure to be loved by the whole family. The Santa Trap by Jonathan Emmett Bradley Bartleby is so bad […]

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Early Readers

Christmas Early Readers

Christmas Early Readers

Today I’ve put together a list of 10 Christmas-themed early readers! These short, illustrated books are suitable for beginning readers ages 5-8, and they are also excellent read-aloud stories for the whole family! These early readers are all available for under $5, so they make excellent stocking stuffers! Merry Christmas, […]

November 28, 2016 ×

Board Books

Board Books about Hanukkah

Board Books about Hanukkah

Today I’m sharing eight board books about Hanukkah! These sweet and simple books are perfect for sharing with a baby or toddler. To find more Hanukkah themed books, make sure to check out my list of Hanukkah Picture Books! My First Chanukah A fun and simple introduction to the holiday. […]

November 23, 2016 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books about Hanukkah

Picture Books about Hanukkah

Hanukkah is right around the corner! In honor of the Festival of Lights, I’m delighted to share a list of my favorite Hanukkah-themed picture books. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah in your home or you simply want to expose your children to other cultures and traditions, these 15 books are worth […]

November 21, 2016 ×

Board Books

Muddle and Match

Muddle and Match

Muddle and Match is a series of silly books that let kids mix up the pages to create one-of-a-kind characters. The stories are zany, alliterative tongue-twisters that will have kids in stitches! These books keep children entertained whether you’re on the go or at home, and the sturdy board book […]

November 16, 2016 ×

Nonfiction

The Story of Inventions

The Story of Inventions

The Story of Inventions (©2007) by Anna Claybourne and Adam Larkum is a clever nonfiction book that curious kids will surely enjoy. This fun and fascinating book explores the real-life stories behind more than 70 well-known inventions, spanning all the way from centuries-old inventions to everyday essentials including light bulbs, […]

November 14, 2016 ×

Board Books

Books to Bring to a Baby Shower

Books to Bring to a Baby Shower

Picking out the perfect gift for a baby shower gift isn’t always an easy task. Baby will quickly outgrow that adorable new onesie, but a love of books can last a lifetime. While you can never go wrong with the old standbys like Goodnight Moon and Dr. Seuss, I’ve got […]

November 9, 2016 ×

Picture Books

Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade by Melissa Sweet delves into the fascinating history behind the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. This biographical picture book tells the story of Tony Sarg (1880-1942), who is considered by many to be the […]

November 7, 2016 ×

Board Books

The A to Z Guide to Jobs for Girls

The A to Z Guide to Jobs for Girls

The A to Z Guide to Jobs for Girls by Charles C Dowd is a charming ABC book that little girls will love. The book got its start on Kickstarter, and nearly 400 people (myself included) contributed to helping get the book into production. I was so excited to receive […]

February 25, 2016 ×

Nonfiction

Art Appreciation for Kids

Art Appreciation for Kids

Hands down, one of my favorite children’s literature publishers is Usborne Books. Their selection of non-fiction is unparalleled; they have hundreds of books that make subjects like science and history accessible and fun. But nothing compares to their amazing selection of books about fine art! Today I’m going to review […]

February 15, 2016 ×

Board Books

Board Books about Counting and Numbers

Board Books about Counting and Numbers

My toddler is obsessed with reciting her numbers. She loves to “count” from 1 to 10, and I wanted to introduce her to books that would encourage her love of numbers. Since counting is seen as more of a preschool-aged activity, number-themed board books are hard to come by. That’s […]

February 8, 2016 ×