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Bunny Books: A Round-Up of Rabbit Books

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bunny Books: A Round-Up of Rabbit Books

Move over doggy and kitty books (unless you’re a book about a cat that wants to be a bunny), adorable bunny books are in abundance and multiplying all of the time. Whether you’re looking for an Easter basket filler, a simply sweet tale or something classic like The Velveteen Rabbit, we’ve got you covered—and twice on the “Velveteen” front.

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My First Book of Chinese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book | Book Review

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
My First Book of Chinese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book | Book Review

This unique and charming alphabet book uses rhymes and fact snippets to introduce Chinese words to a pre-schooler. The words are written in Pinyin, a sound system using Roman letters to write Chinese sounds. Words introduced are significant in Chinese culture, but relatable in any culture.

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Best Selling Picture Books | April 2014

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Picture Books | April 2014

Spring is here, the season of regeneration that brings plenty of flowers with nectar which worker bees gather and convert into honey. The Children’s Book Review’s best selling picture book for this month is full of information on the wonderful and very much under-appreciated honeybees, The Life and Times of the Honeybee by Charles Micucci.

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Best New Kids Stories | April 2014

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best New Kids Stories | April 2014

Hot New Releases & Popular Kids Stories

Check out some of the best new kids books that release this month. April will be exciting for many children’s book lovers with the release of another Mo Willems “Pigeon” book, The Pigeon Needs a Bath, and the latest from Lemont Snicket, File Under: 13 Suspicious Incidents. There’s also new books for “Big Nate” and “The Never Girls” fans—and a beautiful new novel by debut author Ava Dellaira, Love Letters to the Dead.

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Deborah Underwood & Claudia Rueda Discuss “Here Comes the Easter Cat”

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Deborah Underwood & Claudia Rueda Discuss “Here Comes the Easter Cat”

It’s rare that an author and illustrator get to work closely together while creating a picture book—this makes it very fun to get a peek into a conversation between a picture book duo that have been paired together by an editor and live in two different countries. In the case of the adorable Here Comes the Easter Cat, bestselling author Deborah Underwood wanted to know how award-winning illustrator Claudia Rueda managed to capture both Cat’s crankiness and his sweetness.

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Happy by Mies Van Hout | Book Review

| March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Happy by Mies Van Hout | Book Review

Happy presents a cheerful introduction to emotions through the portraits of some very colorful and expressive fish that seem to be swimming in the depths of the dark sea.

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Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea | Book Review

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea | Book Review

A beautifully illustrated, sarcastic tale of interspecies rivalry and friendship.

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If You Were Me and Lived in … India: A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World | Dedicated Review

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
If You Were Me and Lived in … India: A Child’s Introduction to Culture Around the World | Dedicated Review

In her latest addition to the fun and educational series “If You Were Me and Lived In …,” award-winning author and former social studies teacher Carole P. Roman introduces young readers to the country of India.

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Best Selling Picture Books | March 2014

| March 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Picture Books | March 2014

Star Wars is always a popular theme among children and the Star Wars pop-up book that appears in this list has been a favorite among our readers since 2007. At the beginning of the month we like to share a list of most popular picture books and our hand selected titles from the nationwide best selling picture books, as listed by The New York Times, hasn’t changed—continuing proof that the books by Tom Lichtenheld, Sherri Duskey Rinker, Eric Litwin, Oliver Jeffers, and Drew Daywalt are true favorites.

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Five Family Favorites with Cindy Jenson-Elliott, Author of Weeds Find a Way

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Cindy Jenson-Elliott, Author of Weeds Find a Way

We are a family of avid and eclectic readers. We read everything from 1950s comic books to gorgeous picture books, from Audubon Society nature identification books to YA dystopian novels, from New Yorker articles to the simplest board books.

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