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Kelley Smith is a former high school science teacher and a current stay-at-home mom. She fell in love with books many decades ago, after reading her first chapter book (Ramona the Pest) with no adult assistance. Kelley loves reading to her two children and sometimes, her three pets listen, too.



Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh, with its engaging plot and appealing illustrations, should be every parent's go-to choice when introducing nonfiction to children.

Parents want a book that strikes the right balance between fact and fun for new science learners. How Machines Work: Zoo Break! does just that. Highly recommended.

All children should read Ballet Cat: Dance! Dance! Underpants! so they can learn its valuable lesson: if you don't worry about what others think and if you do everything in life with all your heart, then you will experience pure

Two human body books for two age groups: Introducing the immense topic of human anatomy to children with ease, style, and fun.