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Picture Books with Positive Vibes

Posted about 23 days ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals, automobiles-fiction, books and reading - fiction, children, Children's Stories, emotions, Errors-Juvenile Fiction, fear-fiction, Loss (Psychology)-Fiction, peace, picture books, positive, self-confidence, self-esteem and trucks-fiction

Parr’s books have high kid-appeal and radiate positive messages of peace, love, thankfulness, humor and joy.

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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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What's in the Egg? Picture Books Featuring Eggs

Posted 2 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge and Children and Parenting | Tagged with animals - fiction, early literacy, eggs - fiction, PBS, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, ready to read and stories

You never know what surprising and extraordinary animal may pop out of an egg! All kinds of picture books featuring eggs are posted here. Happy Spring!

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Fantastic Books for Kids by African American Authors

Posted 4 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, Culture and Diversity and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with African American History Month, African Americans, Black History Month, determination, discrimination, diversity , family, friendship, identity, inspiration, perseverance, picture books, school and stories for children

In celebration of Black History Month, we compiled a list of picture books to read with your child by noted African American authors. Some inspire young minds, some are just for fun, and all are perfect for enjoying together.

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