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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 ×

Picture Books

Great American Women: Picture Book Biographies

Great American Women: Picture Book Biographies

Picture books are a fantastic way to take a history lesson from mundane to exciting. Today I’m pleased to share 12 picture book biographies that feature great women from American history. The achievements of these women changed history, and their stories are captivating and diverse. I created this list in […]

January 11, 2016 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books about Mermaids

Picture Books about Mermaids

Know a kid who’s crazy about mermaids? Then this is the list for you! Today I’m sharing five fantastic mermaid-themed children’s books that the whole family will love. The Mermaid and the Shoe by K.G. Campbell Every one of King Neptune’s daughters has a special talent, except for young Minnow. […]

October 19, 2015 ×

Board Books

Our Favorite Board Books for Baby’s First Year

Our Favorite Board Books for Baby’s First Year

My daughter has loved books ever since she was a newborn. But choosing books for babies can be difficult. While there are a lot of wonderful board books out there, it takes a special kind of book to hold the attention of a baby who is less than a year […]

September 21, 2015 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books about Pets

Picture Books about Pets

Pets are a very popular subject in children’s literature, so I’ve curated a list of my 15 favorite pet-themed picture books. This list includes a variety of different pets, from dogs, cats, and goldfish to much more unconventional animal companions. Each of these books exemplifies the joy of having a […]

September 14, 2015 ×

Picture Books

Eight Perfect Picture Books for Autumn

Eight Perfect Picture Books for Autumn

From the cool weather and the beautiful changing colors to cuddling up under a blanket with a good book, there’s so much to love about fall. Just in time for autumn, I’m reviewing eight delightful picture books that celebrate all the joy and wonder that this season has to offer! […]

September 7, 2015 ×

Chapter Books

Chapter Books about School

Chapter Books about School

It’s back-to-school season! There are a lot of wonderful back-to-school picture books out there, but kindergartners aren’t the only ones who enjoy reading about school. I’ve selected eight of my favorite chapter books set in schools, perfect for ages 7-10. Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar Wayside School […]

August 31, 2015 ×

Board Books

Board Books about the Zoo

Board Books about the Zoo

One of my family’s favorite summer activities is a trip to the zoo! This is my daughter and me at Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah, WA. She loved getting an up-close view of the animals, especially the lemurs, wallabies, macaws, and tigers! I highly recommend checking it out if you’re […]

August 10, 2015 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books about Camping

Picture Books about Camping

There’s plenty of summer left, and many families are making the most of it by heading for the great outdoors! Whether you’re camping in the wilderness or in your own backyard – or even your living room! – these camping-themed picture books are sure to be a hit! Don’t forget […]

July 31, 2015 ×

Picture Books

Excerpt from "Book Fiesta!"

Picture Books Around the World: Mexico

The eighth and final installment in the Picture Books Around the World series is our first stop in North America… we’re heading to Mexico! What was your favorite stop on the picture book world tour? Was there a country you wish had been included? Let me know in the comments! […]

September 17, 2014 ×