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Best Picture Books of 2018

Posted 2 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in Children and Parenting and Education | Tagged with animals, Art, best books of 2018, Best Books of the Year, Children's Stories, color, communication, death and dying, emotions, empathy, fear, feelings, folklore, friendship, frustration, generosity, humorous stories for kids, imagination, immigrants, individuality, listening, picture books, poverty, refugees, relationships, schools, sea adventures and self-confidence

Two perspectives on some of the best children's picture books of 2018.

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Inspiring Picture Books About Inventors, Scientists and Perseverance

Posted 4 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with architects, astronomers, biographies, Children's Stories, computer programmers, computers, curiosity, emotions, entomologists, exploration, family, friendship, frustration, girls, humorous stories, inspiration, inventions, inventors, mathematicians, perseverance, picture books, role models, science, scientists, stories in rhyme and women

Stories featuring characters with spunk, engineers, inventors, scientists, architects, doctors, computer programmers and the incredible power of persistence.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Carle and the Wondrous World of Picture Books

Posted 8 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with book recommendations, early literacy and picture books

This blog post discusses the classic picture book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle, his artwork and the Carle museum.

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Endearing Stories Kids and Parents Will Love

Posted 9 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with artists, authors , biographies, early literacy, folklore, folklore, individuality, Ireland, picture books, reading recommendations and stories for children

Tomie dePaola is a very prolific author and illustrator who has published over 200 books - this post highlights a small sampling of his works.

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Colorful and Informative Nonfiction Picture Books Curious Kids Will Be Wild About

Posted 10 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Movies and Music and Outdoors, Sports and Travel | Tagged with animal books for kids, animals, biology, early literacy, picture books, reading recommendations, ready to read, Steve Jenkins and zoology

Curious kids will definitely love the amazing illustrations and educational content found throughout the picture books in this blog post.

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