As an author and zoologist, Jess Keating has tickled a shark, lost a staring contest against an octopus, and been a victim to the dreaded paper cut. She lives in Ontario, Canada, where she spends most of her time writing books for adventurous and funny kids.
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The Schneider Family Book Award is given to books that embody an artistic expression of the disability experience, announced by the American Library Association.
The best picture books of 2013, as picked by the editors and contributors of The Children’s Book Review.
Biographies of famous people are often huge, all-encompassing tomes of scholarly information. But 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. The following are some of the most fascinating we’ve come across.
In honor of Women’s History Month, join us in celebrating the lives of strong women by reading one of these fabulous non-fiction picture books.
8 Children’s Books About African-American History and Culture
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and you know what that means: time to read some love stories! Here are just a few selections with which you’re sure to fall in love. So snuggle up with your favorite little reader and share a good laugh, a cuddle, and a whole lotta love.
Here follows a list of picture books—all about pie—to share with your little ones. Some simply get your mouth watering, but most are laced with a secret ingredient.
Yesterday, the American Library Association released its 2009 list of Youth Media Awards. Drum roll please … John Newbery Award…