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The Children’s Book Review’s Book Trends | January 2016

The Children’s Book Review | January 8, 2016

This month, The Children’s Book Review‘s book trends reflect the season: winter and the upcoming Valentine’s Day.

10 Kids’ Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review …

1. Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online

The Children’s Book Review presents a guest post by education writer Karen Schweitzer.

2. How Picture Books Play a Role in a Child’s Development

While these parents are pushing their kids to be on top of the game, they don’t realize that the intensive coaching can be counterproductive and they’re missing out on an important genre, critical in the role of a child’s development—picture books.

3. 20 Sites to Improve Your Child’s Literacy

There are a number of organizations and sites that provide online activities, teaching tips, and free books for children. Here are 20 sites to explore over the summer.

4. Best Selling Kids Series | December 2015

This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store, First 100, is a great series for babies and toddlers ready to absorb information about the world around them.

5. Kids Winter Books: Snow, Mittens, Polar Bears and Other Arctic Animals

What better season is there to cuddle-up under a blanket next to a crackling fire, with a good book? The following books are perfect for this peaceful-but-sometimes-blustery time of year. There is something for every child: snow, mittens, polar bears, penguins—and even a coming of age story for the teens.

6. Best New Kids Books | December 2015

After taking a look at our selection of hot new releases and popular kids’ books … it’s more than likely we’re suckers for picture books about love, kindness, and compassion.

7. Monsterland Blog Tour 2015 with Michael Phillip Cash

You’ve received a free VIP ticket to join us as we go on the Monsterland tour with award-winning author Michael Phillip Cash.

8. Best Selling Picture Books | December 2015

Ooh, the weather outside is … perfect for snuggling inside with one of these best selling picture books. Snow, by Cynthia Rylant, is this month’s best selling picture book from our affiliate store—it’s a beautiful book.

9. The Big Book of Hugs: A Barkley the Bear Story | Dedicated Review

The lessons The Big Book of Hugs provides are useful and very important, and the warmth it radiates is a rare quality that children will instantly respond to.

10. Best Selling Middle Grade Books | December 2015

This month, our selection of books picked from the nationwide best selling middle grade list, as they appear on The New York Times, remain the same. We love the powerful story I Am Malala.

For more children’s book trends, you can follow along with all of our articles tagged with Book Trends and be sure to check out our Giveaways category.
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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. 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, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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