Posts Tagged ‘classic books for children’

Classic Books for Kids: The Story About Ping

We love classic books for kids like The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack. Our friend Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why this book is a timeless family favorite: What You Need to Know: • In this classic book, written more than 75 years ago, a brave little duck learns a life lesson. • Once a week, for…

Read Aloud Books for Kids: I Love You the Purplest

Read aloud books for kids like I Love You the Purplest by Barbara M. Joosse are great books to discover and rediscover.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Another wonderful book that is not so new. You should discover it for the first time like me (thank you Lisi!), or rediscover it….

Read Aloud Books for Kids: How to Heal a Broken Wing

Empathy is an important lesson for both children and adults.  How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham teaches this lesson well.  Our friends at Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • How to Heal a Broken Wing is a spare, warm-hearted allegory about kindness and caring for our neighbors. • From a child’s perspective,…

Funny Children’s Stories: Falling for Rapunzel

When fairytales get facelifts, they turn into funny children’s stories like Falling for Rapunzel by Leah Wilcox.  Our friends at Sweet on Books share more about this fractured fairytale: What You Need to Know: • This fractured fairy tale is a new and funny twist on the original Rapunzel story. • This Rapunzel is a strong female character who does…

Classic Children’s Books: The Velveteen Rabbit

Classic children’s books like The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams is no doubt a favorite of many generations.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • A stuffed animal’s special bond with a young boy leads to a magical outcome. • This book has been around almost a century and has been adapted for…

Books for Kids to Read: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon

How far would you go for your family?  The inspirational tale of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin is one of Reading Kingdom’s recommended books for kids to read.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: “What You Need to Know: • Minli, a young girl from a poor village in China, embarks on a journey…