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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Calvin Can’t Fly: The Story of Bookworm Birdie

Posted 5 months ago by Patti L

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks and Movies and Music | Tagged with 101 Picture Book Challenge, children's books, early literacy, humorous books for kids, pets - fiction, picture books, reading, reading recommendations, stories and words

Calvin the starling can’t fly. When his brothers, sisters and cousins were learning all of the bird tasks such as flying, pulling up worms and chasing bugs, Calvin was learning to read.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: No, David

Posted 6 months ago by Heidi Y.

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge and Children and Parenting | Tagged with early literacy, humorous books for kids, picture books, reading lists, reading recommendations and stories for kids

The 101 Picture Book Challenge is a list of recent and classic picture books that we think are great and want you to read. This is the latest in a series of blog posts exploring some of the things we love about these books.

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The 101 Picture Book Challenge: Dear Zoo

Posted 6 months ago by Patti L

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

Do you think writing to the zoo to ask for a pet is a good idea? In the picture book Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell, one child thinks so, and that child is in for some big surprises!

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Take the 101 Picture Book Challenge Today

Posted 6 months ago by Cindy V

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

We picked 101 of our favorite picture books and we want you to read them too! Our list includes classics, new titles and everything in between.

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