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Children’s Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | March 2016

The Children’s Book Review | March 8, 2016

With the recent event of Dr Seuss’s birthday, our list “5 Reasons to Love Dr. Seuss” is trending this month on The Children’s Book Review. Other trending articles include hot new books and bestsellers.

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. 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. 5 Reasons to Love Dr. Seuss

Here are five reasons you should love Dr. Seuss, including his absurdity…

5. Five Family Favorites with Carol Weston, Author of Ava XOX

Oh wait, wait, wait, am I cut off? So many other favorites!

6. Best Selling Picture Books | February 2016

Once again our best selling picture book from our affiliate store is a wonderful lift-the-flap book: Where Is Baby’s Bellybutton?, by Karen Katz!

7. Best New Kids Books | February 2016

Our selection of hot new releases and popular kids’ books has a lot to offer! There is even a new book from the beloved and internationally bestselling author of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, Judith Viorst. Let us know which titles and covers catch your eyes.

8. Best Selling Middle Grade Books | February 2016

Our selection of books picked from the nationwide best selling middle grade list, as they appear on The New York Times, includes Star Wars: The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary. We love the books by super-talents Katherine Applegate and R.J. Palacio!

9. 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.

10. Liesl Shurtliff, Author of Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood | Selfie and a Shelfie

Don’t miss Liesl Shurtliff’s new dark, humorous stand-alone middle grade novel RED: THE TRUE STORY OF RED RIDING HOOD (on sale April 12, 2016)!

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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