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Picture Books

Eight Perfect Picture Books for Autumn

Eight Perfect Picture Books for Autumn

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! If you have a favorite fall picture book that didn’t make the list, please share it in the comments! Apple Farmer Annie by Monica Wellington Annie […]

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

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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 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books Around the World: Africa

Picture Books Around the World: Africa

Today we are paying a visit to the diverse continent of Africa! Africa is the world’s second-largest continent, and it is made up of 53 different countries. The books on this list highlight seven African countries: Kenya, South Africa, Malawi, Ghana, Mali, Morocco, and Uganda. One Hen [Ghana] When Kojo’s […]

September 15, 2014 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books Around the World: South America

Picture Books Around the World: South America

Today’s “Picture Books Around the World” installment takes us to the diverse continent of South America! This continent is made up of 12 independent countries and three territories. The books in this list feature four South American countries: Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, and Peru. Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia This […]

September 10, 2014 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books Around the World: India

Picture Books Around the World: India

It’s week three in the “Picture Books Around the World” series, and we’ve already visited Australia, Japan, Italy, and France! Today’s stop on the picture book world tour is India. India is one of the largest countries in the world, ranking 7th in land area and 2nd in population. Here […]

September 8, 2014 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books Around the World: France

Picture Books Around the World: France

For the fourth installment of our eight-part “Picture Books Around the World” series, we’ll be stopping in beautiful France! France is a country beloved by many, so there is no shortage of books written about it. Here are some of my favorites. Adèle & Simon When Adele picks up her […]

September 3, 2014 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books Around the World: Italy

Picture Books Around the World: Italy

Last week, we visited Australia and Japan. Next up in our trip around the world… Italy! This beautiful country is known for many things, including its history, architecture, and fabulous food! I’m part-Italian (on my mom’s side) and Italian culture has always been a part of my life. Which is […]

September 1, 2014 ×