Posts Tagged ‘good books to read to kids’

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 Book for Kids: Dinosaurs Love Underpants

For the future paleontologist in your family, the funny book for kids Dinosaurs Love Underpants by Claire Freedman is the perfect read. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Another perfect book for the dinosaur lover in your life. • The language is rhyming (and fun!). • The illustrations are colorful and zany,…

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…

Non-Fiction Books for Kids: Born to be Giants

When children study dinosaurs, it sparks a sense of curiosity and adventure.  That’s why we’re recommending non-fiction books for kids like Born to be Giants by Lita Judge.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Another perfect book for the dinosaur lover in your life. • This is a non-fiction picture book, written…