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The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Carle and the Wondrous World of Picture Books

Posted 11 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with book recommendations, early literacy and picture books

This blog post discusses the classic picture book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle, his artwork and the Carle museum.

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Babies vs Babytime

Posted 12 months ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with babies, baby storytime, brain -- growth, child development, cognition in children, early childhood, early literacy, infants, reading readiness, ready to read, storytelling, toddlers and words

Babies are wonderful, beautiful and thoroughly amazing human beings. Baby storytime gives babies and their caregivers the chance of developing early literacy skills together at the library.

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Endearing Stories Kids and Parents Will Love

Posted 12 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Education | Tagged with artists, authors , biographies, early literacy, folklore, folklore, individuality, Ireland, picture books, reading recommendations and stories for children

Tomie dePaola is a very prolific author and illustrator who has published over 200 books - this post highlights a small sampling of his works.

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Silly Picture Books With Unforgettable Characters

Posted 12 months 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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