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Board Books

Board Books about Hanukkah

Board Books about Hanukkah

Today I’m sharing eight fantastic Hanukkah board books! These sweet and simple books are perfect for sharing with a baby or toddler. To find even more great Hanukkah books for kids, make sure to check out my list of Hanukkah Picture Books! Do you have any favorite Hanukkah board books that […]

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 picture books that your whole family is sure to love. These enchanting stories perfectly capture all of the joy and tradition of the holiday. Whether you celebrate […]

November 21, 2016 ×

Nonfiction, Picture Books

Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway

Balloons Over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet is one of my favorite books to read around Thanksgiving. It delves into the fascinating history behind the iconic Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. This biographical picture book tells […]

November 7, 2016 ×

Picture Books

5 Unique Picture Books to Read This Valentine’s Day

5 Unique Picture Books to Read This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day was one of my favorite holidays as a child. I loved making cards for all my friends and classmates and seeing how many I got in return, not to mention eating candy and treats in school! These out-of-the-box picture books represent themes like love, kindness, generosity, and friendship. […]

January 28, 2016 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books about Thanksgiving

Picture Books about Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, so creating this book list was so much fun! These Thanksgiving picture books are full of everything there is to love about this season: family, tradition, and gratitude. For this list I’ve decided to forgo the traditional “first Thanksgiving” stories, so you won’t […]

November 2, 2015 ×

Picture Books

Chinese New Year Books for Kids

Chinese New Year Books for Kids

Chinese New Year (also commonly known as Lunar New Year) is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world. The festival traditionally lasts for 15 days, though many modern families only celebrate for a few days. The lunar calendar determines when the holiday will occur each year, typically […]

January 13, 2014 ×

Picture Books

Multicultural Books for Christmas

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 diverse Christmas stories for children ages 3-10. Each of these multicultural Christmas books will give readers a glimpse […]

November 19, 2013 ×

Picture Books

A Thanksgiving Wish

A Thanksgiving Wish

One picture book that is very close to my heart – and perfect for this time of year – is A Thanksgiving Wish (©1999) by Michael J. Rosen and John Thompson. The poignant story is accentuated by striking painted illustrations. Every year, Amanda and her family travel to her grandmother […]

November 14, 2013 ×

Everything Else

Book Character Costumes for Halloween (Or Anytime!)

Book Character Costumes for Halloween (Or Anytime!)

If your child is a book lover, I have got a treat for you! Today I’m pleased to share some awesome book-themed Halloween costume ideas for kids. This collection of heroes and heroines from many beloved children’s books are sure to make your Halloween a ton of fun! Madeline by […]

September 30, 2013 ×

Picture Books

Picture Books for Halloween

Picture Books for Halloween

As October draws near, families are thinking more and more about one of the most beloved autumn holidays, Halloween. Today I’m pleased to share eight of my favorite Halloween picture books! This list features a mix of funny, spooky, and sweet so there’s sure to be something the whole family […]

September 25, 2013 ×