Picture Books

Picture Books

Picture Books about Santa

Picture Books about Santa

Over the years I have shared loads of Christmas book lists with all of you. As I was looking through my holiday book list archives, I realized that I’ve never made a list of picture books about Santa Claus – until now, that is! If your kiddos love hearing stories […]

November 18, 2020 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books Inspired by The Nutcracker Ballet

Picture Books Inspired by The Nutcracker Ballet

Since its inception in 1892, The Nutcracker ballet has grown to become one of the most popular ballet productions in the world. Its marvelous score, composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, is synonymous with the Christmas season. Today I am pleased to share 12 picture books inspired by The Nutcracker ballet. […]

November 8, 2020 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books about Baking

Picture Books about Baking

My all-time favorite hobby is baking. Cake, cookies, breads, you name it. My kids love helping me bake and they also love reading picture books about baking, so today I’ve got 10 of our favorites to share with you. These 10 picture books about baking are sure to be a […]

September 21, 2020 ×

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Picture Books about Grandparents

Picture Books about Grandparents

Grandparents Day is right around the corner, and this year I’m celebrating by sharing 12 diverse picture books about grandparents! A Morning with Grandpa by Sylvia Liu and Christina Forshay When Mei Mei sees her grandfather practicing tai chi in the garden, she is eager to join in. Grandpa teaches […]

September 4, 2020 ×

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Kindergarten Homeschool Reading List

Kindergarten Homeschool Reading List

Teaching a child to read is no easy task, but most educators agree that reading aloud to your child every day has the biggest impact on literacy. Whether you’re a full-time homeschooler or just trying to supplement a remote learning curriculum, these 20 picture books are sure to keep your […]

August 11, 2020 ×

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Sumo Joe by Mia Wenjen

Sumo Joe by Mia Wenjen

Sumo Joe written by Mia Wenjen and illustrated by Nat Iwata is a new rhyming picture book that will introduce young readers to two forms of Japanese martial arts. On Saturday morning, big brother Joe and his little sister Jo have breakfast together. When his sister leaves for akido practice, […]

January 26, 2020 ×

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My Favorite 2019 Picture Books

My Favorite 2019 Picture Books

As a book blogger and mom of two, I read hundreds of picture books every year. The past year I got to read so many wonderful new books, and today I’m thrilled to share with you my 10 favorite picture books published in 2019. Each and every book on this […]

January 7, 2020 ×

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Picture Books to Read in December

Picture Books to Read in December

I love December. For me there isn’t anything better than spending a chilly December day curled up with some hot cocoa and a good book. Today I’ve curated a list of ten picture books that are perfect for reading aloud during the month of December. I hope that you’ll love […]

November 24, 2019 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books to Read in November

Picture Books to Read in November

November is a special time of year, filled with bountiful harvests, changing seasons, family togetherness, and lots to be thankful for. Today I’ve curated a list of 10 picture books that are perfect for reading aloud during the month of November. Looking for more picture books to read in November? […]

October 19, 2019 ×

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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 ×