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

Posted 9 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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12 Great Children's Books Exploring Difficult Issues

Posted 10 months ago by Heather W

Posted in Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals, behavior, books for young children, bullying, childhood, compassion, courage, death and dying, divorce, emotions, friendship, grandparents, Grief - Fiction, imagination, individuality, life changes, news, picture books, popularity, schools, self-acceptance, stories in rhyme and tough topics

These books help to make sense of, and deal with, challenging times in life.

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

Posted about 1 year ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Movies and Music and Nature 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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Picture Books About Unusual Pets That Are Sure to Delight

Posted about 1 year ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals, early literacy, friendship, funny stories, humorous books for kids, mood, pets - fiction, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, rhyming books, stories for kids and words

Stories full of unusual pets and the adventures that ensue.

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10 Picture Books to Help Tackle Tough Topics

Posted about 1 year ago by Kelly P

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Fiction | Tagged with animals, bullies, bullying, children of divorced parents, compassion, courage, death, death and dying, divorce, emotions, families, feelings, friendship, grief, Grief - Fiction, grieving, juvenile fiction, loss, news, parent and child, picture books, school, social issues and stories in rhyme

A selection of picture books covering tough topics.

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Fascinating Stories: Science and Nature

Posted over 2 years ago by Amy H

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, History and Politics, New Books and Movies and Nonfiction | Tagged with animals, astronomy, cosmology, documentary, earth, environmentalism, genetics, humans-history, inventors, mathematics, medicine, microbiology, naturalists, nature conservation, nonfiction, physics, science-history, scientists, solar system, space, universe and wildlife conservation

There are so many amazing stories about the natural world around us. Prepare for fascination!

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Celebrate Shark Week with These Sharkalicious Selections

Posted over 3 years ago by Cindy V

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Fiction, Nature and Travel and Nonfiction | Tagged with animals, juvenile fiction, juvenile nonfiction, picture books, sea creatures and sharks

Shark week is almost here! We have a variety of sharkalicious suggestions for kids of all ages fascinated with these toothsome creatures.

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