Posts Tagged ‘Recommended Books’

5 Recommended Books for National Reading Day

Hip hip hooray, it’s National Reading Day! Every January, hundreds of thousands of children in pre-K through third grade celebrate the joy of reading to develop the literacy foundation they need to become lifelong learners.  Alongside the children are schools, libraries, non-profit organizations, parents and all of us here at Reading Kingdom to bolster the cause of literacy with educational…

Children’s Author, Susan Ross on Creating Picture Books

Hello everyone. I thought I’d use this article to answer some frequently asked questions at school visits. How did you become a children’s author? Over 20 years ago, I began telling storytelling and doing crafts with children at venues such as schools (when teaching), Western Fair, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, The London International Children’s Festival, etc.  One day, at the end of…

Tips to Help Your Child Love to Read

Reading to your child from infancy to preteens is a wonderful way to bond with your child and interest him/her in reading. Cuddling up in a cozy chair, couch or bed and immersing yourself and your child in the world of imagination is the best way to encourage your child to read; make reading with your child part of your…

Recommended Reading for Kids: Ben and Me

Recommended Book: Ben and Me: An Astonishing Life of Benjamin Franklin by His Good Mouse Amos by Robert Lawson Ben and Me is a light-hearted biography of Benjamin Franklin as told by his mouse, Amos. Perfect for kids ages 7 and older, this book will delight, entertain and educate children. Reading expert and Reading Kingdom creator, Dr. Marion Blank explains…

Recommended Reading for Preschoolers: Are You My Mother?

Recommended Book: Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman Are You My Mother? is a story that follows a confused bird as he travels asking everything from cows to steam shovels, “Are you My Mother?” It’s a classic book many kids love, and is perfect for kids under age 6. One of the great things about stories is their ability…