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Mem Fox: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes

Title: Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Author: Mem Fox, (illustrations: Helen Oxenbury) Genre: Baby Board Books Age Category:…

Pippo Gets Lost, by Helen Oxenbury

Title: Pippo Gets Lost Author: Helen Oxenbury Genre: Best Baby Board Books Age Category: Infant to 2 years In my…

Children’s Books that Support Language Development

There is sometimes a difference between good children’s books, and books that children like.  But what is that difference?  I…

Criteria for Book Selection: Developmental Value in Children’s Literature

This article is the seventh in a series on selection criteria for children's books.  If you would like to read…

Beezus and Ramona: Summary and Review

Title: Beezus and Ramona Author: Beverly Cleary Genre: Juvenile Fiction / 3rd Grade Chapter Books Age Category: 6 to 12…

Interview: Marya Jansen-Gruber, Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Review

For some time I've wanted to help connect readers of Children's Books and Reviews to some of the many other…

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle

Title: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Author: Eric Carle Genre: Baby Board Books Age Category: Infant to 2 years The Very…

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Summary and Review

Title: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Book 6) Author: J.K. Rowling Genre: Young Adult Fiction Age Category: 14 to…

How to Choose Funny Children’s Books

This post is part 6 in a series on how to choose children’s books. “How to Choose Children's Books” is…

Selection Criteria for Children’s Books: Good Stories

This is the fifth in a series of posts on how to choose children’s books.  “How to Choose Children's Books”…

Grandfather Twilight, by Barbara Berger

Title: Grandfather Twilight Author: Barbara Berger Age Category: Infant to 2 years Genre: Baby Board Books Grandfather Twilight, by Barbara…

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman: Summary and Review

Title: Are You My Mother? Author: P.D. Eastman Age Category: 3 to 5 years Genre: Picture Books (Beginner Books /…

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: Summary and Review

Title: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Book 5) Author: J.K. Rowling Age Category: 12 to 16 years…

Children’s Books for Earth Day: One Child, One Planet

Title: One Child, One Planet: Inspiration for the Young Conservationist Author: Bridget McGovern Llewellyn Photographs: Carl R. Sams II and…

Divination and Prophecy in the Harry Potter Novels (Part 3)

This is the third and final article in a series about J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels.  To read from the…