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Kids Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | May 2017

The Children’s Book Review | May 23, 2017

The giveaways have it! Our number one trending article is the Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie giveaway.

Here’s the top ten list of kids books and literacy articles that have been trending on The Children’s Book Review.

10 Kids’ Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review …

1. Win a Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Book Prize Pack

Read the epic novels by Dav Pilkey before you see the movie!

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie comes out on June 2. We just watched the trailer and it looks like loads of slapstick fun. Celebrate the movie release by entering to win a Captain Underpants book prize pack!

Giveaway begins May 15, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 15, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

2. Win an ‘Oh Susannah: It’s in the Bag’ Prize Pack

It all begins with homework trouble and an invitation to a sleepover that she doesn’t want to go to. Would you want to go to a sleepover in a creepy house?

Enter to win an autographed copy of Oh Susannah: It’s in the Bag, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman; plus a “Cool Bananas” tumbler and “Havana” lunch cooler tote to stuff into your own backpack.

Giveaway begins April 25, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends May 25, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

3. How Picture Books Play A Role In A Child’s Development

But 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. Share, Big Bear, Share!, by Maureen Wright and Will Hillenbrand | Book Giveaway

A gentle story about the importance of sharing something special with friends . . .

Enter to win a copy of Share, Big Bear, Share!, written by Maureen Wright and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.

Giveaway begins May 12, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 12, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

5. 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.

6. Book Reviews And Recommendations: Preteen And Tween, Ages 9-12

With Maturity Developing And A Wide Range Of Reading Abilities Among Preteens And Tweens, Middle Grade Novels (Books For Ages 9 And Up) Begin To Soar With Well-Developed Fantastical Worlds, A Gentle Increase In The Complexities Of Social And Emotional Plot Developments, Smaller Fonts, And More Pages.

7. Win a Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast Prize Pack

There’s a stinky stench in the fridge—and our favorite foodie friends must solve a smelly mystery!

We’re celebrating the release of Josh Funk’s latest Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast story, The Case of the Stinky Stench. Enter to win a copy of The Case of the Stinky Stench and Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast.

Giveaway begins May 5, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 5, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

8. Book Reviews And Recommendations: Preschool To Elementary, Ages 4-8

Did You Know That You Could Boost Your Preschool Or Elementary Child’s Intelligence Simply By Ensuring That Reading Books Is A Part Of Their Day-To-Day Life?

9. Win the Complete Jug Valley Mystery Collection

Ooooh . . . a secret club dedicated to finding answers to mysteries!

Enter to win the complete Jug Valley Mystery Collection—a set of 6 short ebooks.

Giveaway begins May 12, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends June 12, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

10. 5 Middle Grade Books to Grow Up, Out, and Old With

The very best books, of course, are books we can grow up, out, and old with. Here are a few of author Sarah Jean Horwitz’s favorites.

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.

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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