Picture Books

Picture Books

New Halloween Picture Books

New Halloween Picture Books

It’s Halloween season! If you take a quick peek in my Halloween archives, you’ll see that the last time I posted a list of Halloween themed picture books was way back in 2013. And while I still love and highly recommend all of the books on that list (seriously, you […]

September 30, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Music Books for Kids

Music Books for Kids

Looking for the best music books for kids? Look no further! These 10 picture books about music will make the perfect addition to any home library. Do you have any favorite music books for kids that didn’t make the list? Let me know in the comments! And click here to […]

June 25, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Amy’s Brass Band Author and Illustrator Q&A

Amy’s Brass Band Author and Illustrator Q&A

Today I am delighted to share an interview with the author and illustrator of the new picture book Amy’s Brass Band, Amy Schumaker Bliss and Allie Geddert. Read on to learn more about what went into creating this incredibly unique book! And if you haven’t already, click here to read […]

May 19, 2019 ×

Nonfiction, Picture Books

Book Review: Amy’s Brass Band

Book Review: Amy’s Brass Band

Amy’s Brass Band (©2019) written by Amy Schumaker Bliss and illustrated by Allie Geddert is a new picture book that music lovers, music teachers, and young aspiring musicians will love. Brass bands, which consist entirely of brass and percussion instruments, are among the three most common types of large music […]

May 19, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Passover Picture Books

Passover Picture Books

The Jewish holiday Passover, which commemorates the Israelites’ liberation from Egyptian slavery, is right around the corner. Today I’ve put together a list of eight of my favorite Passover picture books! All of these Passover picture books are suitable for Jewish and non-Jewish children, so whether your family celebrates Passover […]

April 15, 2019 ×

Nonfiction, Picture Books

35 Earth Day Books for Kids

35 Earth Day Books for Kids

April 22 is Earth Day, a worldwide annual event dedicated to environmental awareness and conservation efforts. I’ve compiled a list of 35 Earth Day books for kids, ranging from preschool all the way to high school. The books on this list are as entertaining as they are edifying and would […]

February 12, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Christmas Tree Picture Books

Christmas Tree Picture Books

I love Christmas trees. Without a doubt, one of my favorite things about this time of year is seeing beautifully decorated trees almost everywhere. Decorating our Christmas tree brings back so many warm memories from my childhood, and it’s a wonderful opportunity to create new memories with my own children. […]

November 4, 2018 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books about Monsters

Picture Books about Monsters

My oldest daughter loves monsters, from the scary and slimy to the cute and cuddly, and today I’m pleased to share 20 monster picture books that you are sure to love! These funny picture books are great for kids who love monsters and are also excellent for easing fears in […]

October 9, 2018 ×

Picture Books

Apple Books for Preschoolers

Apple Books for Preschoolers

It’s apple season! Today I’m sharing some apple books that are perfect for preschoolers. Last year I homeschooled my preschooler and we did a big unit on apples in early fall. I’m looking forward to reading these fantastic apple books again this autumn, hopefully before a day of apple-picking (we […]

August 27, 2018 ×

Picture Books

Mermaid School

Mermaid School

Sometimes you see a book and instantly know that it deserves a permanent spot in your collection. On a recent trip to our local bookstore I spotted Mermaid School (©2018) written by Joanne Stewart Wetzel and illustrated by Julianna Swaney, and I knew that I had to bring it home. […]

August 14, 2018 ×