Posts Tagged ‘children’s picture books’

Picture Books for Kids: Miss Rumphius

Classic picture books for kids like Miss Rumphius will always inspire those who read it. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why it’s our recommended book of the week: What You Need to Know: • The original “green” story. Some say The Lorax (Classic Seuss) , which I also agree with, but I put Miss Rumphius first. • Miss…

Recommended Picture Book: Little Oink

Little Oink by Amy Krouse Rosenthal will make you laugh so hard, you may even snort! Our friends from Sweet on Books share more about this picture book: What You Need to Know: • Little Oink is a hilarious picture book for young readers, with the caveat that older readers and adults will enjoy the humor and the illustrations just…

Funny Stories for Kids: Little Pea

Little Pea by Amy Krause Rosenthal is one of our recommended funny stories for kids.  Our friends from Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • Little Pea is a hilarious picture book for young readers, with the caveat that older readers and adults will enjoy the humor and the illustrations just as much as the intended-for…

Books for kids with pictures: Oh the Things My Mom Will Do

Books for kids with pictures are a perfect way to help young children want to learn to read. Oh the Things My Mom Will Do by Marianne Richmond is one of these books.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: “What You Need to Know: • Told in rhyme and from a child’s perspective, this picture book highlights all…

Picture Books for Kids: Blackout

Picture books for kids like Blackout by John Rocco are great to read, but be sure to do so while the lights are on!  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Blackout is a timely, modern parable. • This story will resonate with anyone whose family is constantly and separately attached to their…

Picture Books for Kids: The Curious Garden

Do your little ones like to garden?  Picture books for kids like The Curious Garden by Peter Brown will definitely inspire them to start one of their very own.  Our friends at Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • Peter Brown’s message that a garden can change a city is timely as the trend toward going…