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Picture Books with Positive Vibes

Posted about 1 month 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 2 months 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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Celebrate Día Children’s Day by Reading Diverse Books

Posted 3 months ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting and Culture and Diversity | Tagged with children's day, coding, dia, diverse books, early literacy, El día de los libros and El día de los niños

Día, also known as El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), is a nationally recognized initiative emphasizing the importance of literacy for all children from all backgrounds.

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What's in the Egg? Picture Books Featuring Eggs

Posted 3 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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