The Importance of Having Good Habits in Childhood The importance of having good habits in general in childhood has been recognized by every age group, society, and culture. No matter if it is reading books, or keeping their rooms clean, or keeping their toys organized, these habits will be a positive reinforcement later on in Continue reading
5 Practical tips on How to Read to Toddlers and Why Reading Together is the Best Activity You Can do to Raise a Reader
Why is Reading Important? Reading is an important skill and a very important habit at any age. It is never too late to start reading with your child, and it’s never too early. Reading has many benefits and we have gone through a whole list of these benefits in an earlier post. Starting to read Continue reading
What are the Benefits of Reading to Your Child? Reading a bedtime story to your child not only helps them fall asleep quicker, but the repetitive nature of reading also helps children learn how to sound out words and get attached to the idea of reading early on.
Camp Tiger brought to life by Susan Choi and John Rocco Every year a boy and his family go camping at Mountain Pond. They see things like an eagle fishing or a salamander with red spots. However, this year is different. To begin with, the boy is going into first grade. His mother is encouraging Continue reading
Terrific brought to life by Jon Agee With Eugene, everything merits his pessimism and a very sarcastic “TERRIFIC”. He is so cynical that he cannot even crack a smile when he wins a free trip to sunny Bermuda. What do you know – He ends up being stranded on an island on the way there. Continue reading
If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur brought to life by Linda Bailey and Colin Jack Here’s a hilarious board book to read along with the kids! The absolute absurdity of having a dinosaur as a pet puts this on the top of the giggle fest list. The colorful illustrations lend to the comedy as Continue reading
That Book Woman brought to life by Heather Henson & David Small Ever heard of the Pack Horse Librarians in the Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky? These travelling ladies dubbed “Book Women” braved rough terrain on horseback in good weather and bad to bring books to remote areas. How inspiring! That’s the scene we enter.
Curls brought to life by Ruth Forman and Geneva Bowers How very important it is for girls and boys alike to see themselves in the books they see at a young age. Additionally, when they are celebrated for who they are, it packs a heavy punch toward their positive self-image!
Tell The Time brought to life by Igloo Books No better way to learn counting and reading time than by touch and feel! This book is fitted with a colorful clock with moveable hands to play and learn with.
Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes brought to life by Ying Chang Compestine and David Roberts Here’s a clever retelling of the classic story! Author Ying Chang Compestine adds her own twist to Hans Christian Anderson’s The Emperor’s New Clothes. David Roberts’ watercolor, pen, and ink illustrations