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Picture Books That Zoom

Posted about 1 month ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge and Children and Parenting | Tagged with animals, Children's Poetry, families, friendship, nature stories, perspective, picture books, stories in rhyme and stories without words

The medium of the picture book -- with its emphasis on visuals and uninhibited imagination -- is able to tell a story by moving and swooping from place to place and from time to time with as much energy as a big-budget movie.

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20 Entertaining Picture Books for Kids Who Think Potty Humor is Hilarious

Posted 10 months ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge and Children and Parenting | Tagged with animals, books about poop, everyone poops, funny books for children, humorous books for kids, picture books, potty, stories in rhyme and toilet training

Fully 40% of the children's publishing industry is devoted to books about going to the bathroom, according to statistics I just made up.

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Silly Picture Books With Unforgettable Characters

Posted about 1 year ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with early literacy, eMedia, funny books for children, humorous stories for kids, picture books, reading recommendations, ready to read and Sesame Street

Picture books with mass media tie-ins, muppets, a well-known pigeon and characters who are completely aware of the fact that they're in books.

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Picture Books Filled With a Variety of Characters, Wit, Humor and Much More

Posted about 1 year ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction and Movies and Music | Tagged with animals, books that rhyme, friendship, picture books, poems for kids, poetry, reading recommendations and shel silverstein books

Stories and poems featuring atypical characters and memorable tales by Shel Silverstein, Mo Willems, Dr. Seuss, Adam Rex and many more.

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