Posts Tagged ‘popular kid 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…

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…

Funny Children’s Books: What’s Your Sound Hound the Hound?

Mo Willems is a clever author of funny children’s books.  What’s Your Sound Hound the Hound? is the funny tale we’re featuring this week that will surely have you and your kids laughing.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains more about this book: What You Need to Know: • Ok…the brilliant Mo Willems’ does it again! This is a…

Celebrate Read Across America Day! 5 Recommended Books for Kids

“The imaginations of children across the country are ignited when they open up a good book.” – Dennis Van Roekel, NEA President Today we celebrate National Read Across America Day!  Encouraging children to become lifelong readers is a passion shared by millions of adults, as well as the ultimate passion for all of us here at the Reading Kingdom.  In…