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Picture Books That Zoom

Posted about 1 month 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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Adorable Bedtime Stories for Children featuring Owls

Posted 7 months ago by Maria RT

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with animals, bedtime stories, happiness, humor , Kindergarten, owls, parent and child, picture books, Preschool, sleeping and stories in rhyme

Colorful and expressive picture books where owls take center stage. Perfect for reading to your kids at bedtime or anytime.

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Inspiring Picture Books About Inventors, Scientists and Perseverance

Posted 8 months ago by Cindy V

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Movies and Music and Nonfiction | Tagged with architects, astronomers, biographies, Children's Stories, computer programmers, computers, curiosity, emotions, entomologists, exploration, family, friendship, frustration, girls, humorous stories, inspiration, inventions, inventors, mathematicians, perseverance, picture books, role models, science, scientists, stories in rhyme and women

Stories featuring characters with spunk, engineers, inventors, scientists, architects, doctors, computer programmers and the incredible power of persistence.

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The Stories Come Alive in These Beautifully Illustrated Picture Books Celebrating Hispanic Heritage

Posted 9 months ago by Maria RT

Posted in 101 Picture Book Challenge, Children and Parenting and eBooks and Audiobooks | Tagged with fairy tales, folklore, picture books, spanish language books for children and stories in rhyme

Picture books featuring stories focused on Hispanic heritage, culture and folktales.

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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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