Posts Tagged ‘read aloud books’

Recommended Picture Book for Kids: The Day the Crayons Quit

We could never imagine a world without crayons, but the picture book The Day the Crayons Quit by  Drew Daywalt creates a funny depiction of what it would be like.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books shares more: What You Need to Know: • The Day the Crayons Quit is a funny and very original story about a boy and…

Read aloud books for kids: Circus Ship

Books for kids like The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen are great stories to read aloud with your kids. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Circus Ship is brilliantly written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen, the illustrator of Kate DiCamillo’s Mercy Watson books. • This is beautifully illustrated and rhyming…

Pediatrics Group Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth

With the increased recognition that reading to children enhances vocabulary and other important communication skills, a group which represents 62,000 pediatricians across the country, is asking its members to become powerful advocates for reading aloud, every time a baby visits the doctor. “It should be there each time we touch bases with children,” said Dr. Pamela High, who wrote the…

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,…