Kids Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | April 2018
The Children’s Book Review | April 12, 2018
From book giveaways to reviews to literacy tips, 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
We are so excited to announce that The Children’s Book Review has turned ten! That’s Double digits! To thank our readers for their much appreciated loyal readership, and in honor of our goal of growing readers, we are giving away a special prize pack that will help a lucky reader create a fun kids reading nook—including a framed TCBR original print created by children’s author & illustrator Alexandra MacVean.
Giveaway begins March 30, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends April 30, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
Enter To Win An Autographed Copy Of Oh Susannah: It’s In The Bag And Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump; Plus A “Reading Is Always A Good Idea” Cosmetic Purse, An Eos Lip Balm, And A $20 Target Gift Card.
Giveaway begins March 19, 2018, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends April 19, 2018, at 11:59 P.M. PST
Enter for a chance to win this I Kill Giants movie night prize pack!
Giveaway begins March 20, 2018, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends April 20, 2018, at 11:59 P.M. MT.
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.
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.
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?
Reading to our kids has never been more important than now. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends through policy that pediatricians consult parents on the importance of reading aloud to children during the early years. A jump-start on reading is a jump-start on language comprehension.
Choosing only five is impossible, but here are some Tara Luebbe’s (co-author of I Am Famous) favorite picture books.
Barry particularly likes nonfiction, and profiling mostly unknown people and events whose stories have never been told in children’s literature. He is the author of The Boo-Boos That Changed the World.
We have 14 excellent picture books to share with you this month. You’ll discover inspiring characters like an inventive girl who’d rather tighten a nut and a bolt than tie a ribbon or bow, a delightfully creative girl who is bursting with grand ideas, and a mouse with a big appetite for the world. Not to mention some wonderful non-fiction books and, possibly the most popular book of 2018 (so far), Matt de la Peña and Loren Long’s Love.