Posts Tagged ‘short stories for kids with pictures’

Books for Kids to Read: Let’s Count to 100!

Let’s count to 100 by Masayuki Sebe 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: • Let’s Count to 100! will have kids counting to 100 again and again. • It would be an excellent addition to any classroom, especially for celebrating the 100th…

10 Short Stories for Kids Ages 4-8

Short stories for kids are a great resource.  From fable and fairy tale to myth, mystery, and everything in-between, there should always be a collection of short stories for kids ready to read. Here are 10 of our favorite short stories for kids: 10. Even Monsters Need Haircuts “Even Monsters Need Haircuts” by Matthew McElligott is a hilarious tale of…

Books for kids to read: The Kneebone Boy

The Kneebone Boy by Ellen Potter is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended books for kids to read. Melissa Gaynor explains why: What You Need to Know: • Three quirky siblings go on an unexpected adventure and encounter some unusual characters. • While definitely odd, the children are intriguing and engaging, drawing the reader in with their sharp minds and…

Picture books for children: The Super Hungry Dinosaur

The Super Hungry Dinosaur by Martin Waddell is one of the Reading Kingdom’s favorite picture books for children. Melissa Gaynor explains why: What You Need to Know: • The Super Hungry Dinosaur is an adorable, witty little comedy. • This is a story about overcoming a bully, and can be used to teach children to stand up for themselves. •…

Reading book for kids: The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman

The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman by Meg Wolitzer is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended reading book for kids. Melissa Young explains why: What You Need to Know: • This is Meg Wolitzer’s first foray into children’s literature: she should visit more often! • The Fingertips of Duncan Dorfman is a middle grade novel about a group of endearing 12…

Bedtime story for kids: Shampoodle

Shampoodle by Joan Holub is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended bedtime story for kids. Melissa Gaynor explains why: What You Need to Know: • Shampoodle is perfect for your young dog lover! • The language rhymes. • The picture cues are very strong for your fledgling reader. • The plot is an amusing romp, and the illustrations are very…