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Kids Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | October 2017

The Children’s Book Review | October 21, 2017

Here’s the top ten list of kids books and literacy articles that have been trending on The Children’s Book Review. Two of our book tours are in the top ten this month: Baby Chomper’s Bath Time and Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump . . .

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


1. Baby Chomper’s Bath Time, by Jeff Minich | Awareness Tour

Come along with author Jeff Minich on the Baby Chomper’s Bath Time awareness tour.

2. How Picture Books Play A Role In A Child’s Development

But 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. Best New Picture Books | April 2017

Charlie and Mouse has to be one of our favorites of the entire year, so far. It so easily elicits giggles! And from there, we have 25 other new picture book suggestions for you to read your way through. From a wonderful read-aloud by Julia Donaldson, to an unconventional mudpie cookbook, to a gentle story about the importance of sharing, to a touching story of friendship and love, and a charming celebration of embracing differences and standing out in a crowd, our selection of best new picture books will give you plenty of outstanding reading material! Which one are you going to read first?

4. Book Reviews And Recommendations: Preteen And Tween, Ages 9-12

With Maturity Developing And A Wide Range Of Reading Abilities Among Preteens And Tweens, Middle Grade Novels (Books For Ages 9 And Up) Begin To Soar With Well-Developed Fantastical Worlds, A Gentle Increase In The Complexities Of Social And Emotional Plot Developments, Smaller Fonts, And More Pages.

5. Book Reviews And Recommendations: Preschool To Elementary, Ages 4-8

Did You Know That You Could Boost Your Preschool Or Elementary Child’s Intelligence Simply By Ensuring That Reading Books Is A Part Of Their Day-To-Day Life?

6. 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.

7. Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump, by Carole P. Roman | Awareness Tour

Come along with Carole P. Roman on the frightfully good Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump awareness tour.

8. Inside the Studio with Shawn Harris, Illustrator of Her Right Foot

Shawn Harris is an artist and musician who lives and works in Morongo Valley, California. This is his first book.

9. Book Reviews and Recommendations: Infant and Toddler Age Children, Ages 0-3

Reading to our kids has never been more important than now. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends through policy that pediatricians consult parents on the importance of reading aloud to children during the early years. A jump-start on reading is a jump-start on language comprehension.

10. Win a 3 Book Football Fanatic Prize Pack

Enter for a chance to win a 3 book prize pack from Time Inc Books.

Giveaway begins September 27, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends October 27, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. MT.

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 Book 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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