Posts Tagged ‘stories for kids’

Classic Book for Kids We Recommend: Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu is a modern twist on a classic book for kids that your little ones will love! Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Best friends, Hazel and Jack, enter a fairy tale world where they learn to cope with some very real world problems.• Breadcrumbs, a modern retelling of…

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…

Birthday Books for Kids: 11 Birthdays

We all have one memorable birthday moment we’ll never forget.  That’s why 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass is one of our favorite birthday books for kids.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • 11 Birthdays is a terrific read! • My nine year old daughter and her 8 year old best friend LOVED…

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…

Book for Kids we Recommend: Lucky Days with Mr. and Mrs. Green

We love reading short stories that are enjoyable for the whole family.  That’s why Lucky Days with Mr. and Mrs. Green by Keith Baker  is a great book for kids we recommend. Our friends at Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • This is the third in a series of four books about Mr. and Mrs….

Kids Books we Recommend: Lost in Lexicon

We love to read kids books that incorporate educational elements into the storyline.  That’s why Lost in Lexicon by Pendred Noyce is a children’s book we recommend.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • This “adventure in words and numbers” is perfect for readers looking for a challenge. • Lost in Lexicon is…