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Children’s Book Trends | August 2015

The Children’s Book Review | August 8, 2015

This month, The Children’s Book Review‘s book trends indicate that you all enjoy perusing the best seller lists and you care about improving your child’s literacy skills—and, of course, you love to enter our book giveaways. We’ve got plenty of articles for you, so, dig in!

Here’s the scoop on the 10 most popular destinations 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. 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.

3. 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.

4. The Princess and the Pony, by Kate Beaton | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of The Princess and the Pony, Kate Beaton!

Giveaway begins July 13, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends August 12, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

5. Best Selling Kids Series | July 2015

The best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store is perfect for avoiding the summer slide, it’s the new popular series Star Wars Workbooks.

 6. What Do You Do With An Idea? By Kobi Yamada | Book Review

Once in a while, a picture book comes along and challenges every reader to recalibrate their expectations on what a picture book can deliver and accomplish. The books in this category contain creativity, mindfulness, complexity, masterful illustrations, and arresting inspiration. What Do You Do With An Idea? by Kobi Yamada and illustrated by Mae Besom, is one such picture book.

7. What Pet Should I Get?, by Dr. Seuss | Book Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of What Pet Should I Get?, by Dr. Seuss!

Giveaway begins July 28, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends August 27, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

8. Best New Kids Stories | July 2015

If you love books as much as we do, we know you’ll love our selection of titles that highlights some of the best new kids books; including a never-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss and some highly anticipated sequels! This month’s hot new release kids books will keep kiddos reading all through summer.

9. Best Selling Picture Books | July 2015

This month, our best selling picture book from our affiliate store is the gorgeously illustrated Gastonwritten by Kelly DiPucchio and pictures by Christian Robinson. 

10. Best Selling Picture Books | January 2015

Reader’s Digest’s What I Like About Me is our best selling picture book from our affiliate store this month. As per usual,  we’ve shared our hand selected titles of the most popular picture books from the nationwide best selling picture books, as listed by The New York Times.

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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