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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Olivia

Posted about 1 month ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals - fiction, early literacy, humorous books for kids, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, ready to read, self-confidence, stories and words

Children can easily see themselves in Olivia the pig, who is always involved in a whirlwind of activity and has unrestrained confidence in herself.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Press Here

Posted 3 months ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge and Children and Parenting | Tagged with books for children, early literacy, fun stories, imagination, picture books, stories for kids and stories in rhyme

Press Here is one of the most imaginative, yet simplistic, wonder-filled books to come along in a long time. This blog post features fun picture books your child is sure to love.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Thunder Boy Jr.

Posted 3 months ago by Eric P

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry | Tagged with books for children, Children's Stories, early literacy, folklore, identity, Indigenous peoples, Native Americans, picture books and reading

A seemingly simple story about a boy and his name gets complicated by the book's relationship to issues in the outside world.

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