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The Children’s Book Review Book Trends | November 2015

The Children’s Book Review | November 8, 2015

This month, The Children’s Book Review‘s book trends indicate that you’re all still loving our giveaways—who wouldn’t want to win a Kindleor an iPod nano! Plus, with Thanksgiving right on the horizon, readers have been digging into our list of books for Thanksgiving.

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. 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. 20 of the Best Kids Christmas Books

Christmas is a special time and calls for special stories. I am sure you will find the magic you are looking for in these wonderful books.

4. The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin | Giveaway

Get ready for bed, because this new picture book will make you sleepy! Enter to win a copy of The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep (Random House Kids, 2015), written by Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin.

Giveaway begins October 14, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 13, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

5. 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.

6. Best Selling Kids Series | October 2015

This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store, Pete the Cat, is great for highlighting a glass-half-full outlook.

7. A Frozen Heart, A Fairy Tale 2.0 Prize Pack Giveaway

Enter to win the Fairy Tale 2.0 prize pack; including a copy of A Frozen Heart (Disney-Hyperion, 2015).

Giveaway begins October 12, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 11, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

8. The Story of Diva and Flea, by Mo Willems and Tony DiTerlizzi | Giveaway

Enter to win a BONJOUR, AMI prize pack that includes The Story of Diva and Flea, written by Mo Willems and illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi (Disney Publishing, 2015).

Giveaway begins September 11, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends October 10, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

9. Win an iPod Nano and Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk, M. M. Allen & Deborah Wynne | Giveaway

Enter to win an autographed copy of Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk written by acclaimed author M. M. Allen; plus an Apple iPod Nano to listen to your downloaded copy of the Wishapick: Tickety Boo and the Black Trunk soundtrack composed by the talented Deborah Wynne!

Giveaway begins November 5, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends December 31, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

10. Kids’ Thanksgiving Books: Pilgrims, Traditions and Turkey

So with the Thanksgiving spread overflowing, what will you look for in books for your children? What you choose to serve your children helps create the tradition we wish to carry on.

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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