The Children’s Book Review | November 29, 2013
It’s holiday shopping time! Hopefully you’re planing to #GiveBooks to the children in your life. Nothing beats the gift of reading. Look no further than these hand-picked book lists. You’ll find a broad range of topics to choose from: Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Sports & Science, Music, Arts, Dinosaurs, and Classic Literature. There is certainly something for everyone.
Season’s greetings! Check out our favorite Christmas books of 2013.
For those of you that love The Elf on the Shelf, and for those of you that don’t, we’ve got two new Christmas traditions for you to introduce to your family.
The littlest ones should not miss out on any fun Christmas reading. There are plenty of sturdy-paged board books for the littles.
This list features all of the typical elements: menorah, dreidel, latke, songs of the Maccabees and a visit from grandma.
The moment you have been waiting for … as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review, here are the best kids books of 2013.
Whether you have a young rockstar, singer-songwriter, or a budding band groupie with bedroom walls filled with 1D posters, the following 3 books are destined to be number 1 hits on your kid’s Top 40 Books Chart.
A recent crop of books aims to introduce the youngest readers to key historical figures while explaining, in simple terms, some of their most stunning achievements. Fascinating!
Here’s a list of books that will lull your little one off to dreamland.
From his poor upbringing, his successful leadership and his assassination, Abraham Lincoln is one fascinating guy and the following books certainly do him justice.
A crop of art books, inspired by geometric shapes, are making their way to bookstores near you. Here are a few of the most interesting ones we’ve come across.
If you have a kid, there’s a good chance you know the difference between a stegosaurus and a velociraptor. If the passion runs deep, you probably know all about the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and have a three-year-old who, when asked, says he wants to be a ‘paleontologist.’
The following books have been selected for their unique stories, poems, or fascinating facts, and expressive illustrations or photographs.
This is a book list for sports enthusiasts, young Einsteins-in-the-making, myth busters, restless minds and grown men! Something for everyone.
You want something well-written, tried and tested, but perhaps with updated illustrations that will tantalize any young mind? Feast your eyes on this list.
The following three book selections are a great way to honor the Star Wars films and culture. *Cue ‘Star Wars Main Title’ theme*
There are definitely enough to satisfy the needs of anyone looking to teach the history, meaning, and/or spirit of Kwanzaa.
About the Contributor (Contributor Profile)The Children’s Book Review, named one of the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Great Web Sites for Kids, is powered by Bianca Schulze. Bianca is a freelance writer, bookseller, aspiring author, and mother to two daughters. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, her goal is to grow readers by showcasing useful and inspiring books!
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