The challenge of meeting a new friend reaches new heights in David Teague’s picture book, The Red Hat. David is a well-known author, professor, and children’s advocate in the Delaware community. We were delighted to have a chance to interview him as our August Author of the Month. His story about a lonely little boy who does everything he can to meet a little girl that just moved into the new building next door will surely capture the attention of little ones.
Books are some of the most amazing and effective ways to talk to children about how to treat others. We have compiled a list of the 20 best children’s books about kindness that you can read with your child to help promote positive interactions with their peers and support their social-emotional development. The books on this list dive into what it means to be a friend, what it means to be kind, what to do when you don’t get along with a friend, what impact kindness can have on others, and so much more. They are great ways to begin conversations about how to treat friends, peers, family members, strangers, and everyone in between. These titles will all help your child to understand the importance and the positive impact of being kind to everyone you meet.
It is one of the most exciting things in life to welcome a new baby into the world. We have put a list together of baby gift basket ideas to help you and your loved ones celebrate this momentous occasion because sometimes it is hard to know what to buy for newborns. There are so many different kinds of products on the market to choose from that it can be overwhelming.
Everyone loves discovering new things about the world around us, but sometimes, it can be great to dive into a world of imagination. We have compiled a list of 25 great fantasy books for preschoolers for you to read with your child. Some explore the power of imagination and magic in our own world, while others transport you to a completely different world full of mythical creatures. Some will feel relatable, while others will stretch your imagination. All of them, however, offer something special to your child, their development, and your storytimes shared together.
Does your child love nature or simply enjoy learning new things? Children’s books about bears offer great opportunities to do both. Many teach facts about different kinds of bears and explore hibernation, habitats, and diets, while others use bears as main characters to convey powerful messages and to create an entertaining storyline. Either way, these books can offer a lot to curious young readers who are learning more and more about the world around them. Here are twenty fantastic books about bears for you and your child to explore.
Has it ever been a challenge to get your “Little Monster” to settle down at the end of the day? Of course! This is a universal struggle facing every parent. Our July Author Of the Month, Jana Novotny Hunter, has written a delightful tale about a Little Monster that just won’t settle down for bed. Big Monster faces this challenge in a humorous, yet enlightening way in My Tail’s Not Tired. We can’t wait to share her strategy with you.
Reading books and discovering new facts about different animals can be extremely exciting for children. We have compiled a list of 20 wonderful children’s books about dogs for you and your child to explore together. A mix of comedies, heartwarming tales, and educational adventures, each of these picture and board books offers the perfect opportunity for you and your child to snuggle up and learn more about man’s best friend.
Searching for some great books to read with your two year-old? Look no further. We have compiled a list of the 20 best books for two-year olds. From helping learn colors to having a laugh before bed, each of these books have something amazing to offer to any young reader.
The moon is one of the most important and beautiful parts of our world, so why not learn more about it? We have compiled a list of some of the best books about the moon out there, from board books to books about the different phases of the moon. There is always more to discover, but books are a great way to learn some interesting facts and to think more about the world around you. So find a comfy spot to read and dive into one–or all–of these books about the moon!
Now that summer is in full swing, we wanted to share our list of the 25 Best Children’s Books about Summer. Summertime is such a great time to get reading! Not being in school, your children have more free time to explore reading and fall in love with books. Reading during the summer can help them discover new favorite books, explore different genres to discover what kinds of books they like to read, and to stay on-track for the next school year.