Flyways is more than just a beautifully illustrated book about birds—it’s also a delightful exploration of how nature and language complement one another.
In this episode of The Growing Readers Podcast, I talk with award-winning writer and librarian Betsy Bird about Long Road to the Circus.
Eagle vs. Bear: Adventures of a Child Cub is a five-chapter story that is the perfect gateway between early readers’ books and novels.
Kataneh Vahdani is a children’s book author and illustrator. Kat and Juju is her first picture book series.
For our tenth installment of the “Learn to Draw on TCBR” series, director, storyteller, professor, and mama bird Kataneh Vahdani teaches us how to draw both Kat and Juju from their namesake picture book Kat and Juju.
An introvert seeking acceptance from his parents discovers meaningful friendship and a solid sense of himself in New York Times bestselling author Sara Pennypacker’s middle-grade novel, Here in the Real World.
Ged Adamson’s picture books include A Fox Found a Box; Douglas, You Need Glasses!; Shark Dog!; Ava and the Rainbow (Who Stayed); and Bird Hugs!
Watching birds soar through the sky or nest in a tree are some of the simplest pleasures that we can foster in our children. Following is a description of bird-themed books that will surely spark the interest of even the youngest readers.
My Name Isn’t Oof!: Warren the Warbler Takes Flight is a lovely little tale of one bird’s first attempt at flying. It offers a nice introduction to the message of perseverance for young readers ages 3 through 7.
Sandy Stark-McGinniss uses beautifully lyrical prose to make this tender story sing like the extraordinary birds that she describes throughout her unique debut novel.