• Summer Reading Recommendations Part 3: Easy Chapter Books and Novels 20

    Summer Reading Recommendations Part 3: Easy Chapter Books and Novels

    Easy Chapter Books and Novels Welcome to part three of the Summer Reading Recommendations post. In this post I will recommend easy to read chapter books and novels. These are books that harder than you average readers, but not quite as hard to read as Inkheart or The Hobbit.  At the end of this post you will find a printable list containing all of the titles I am going to mention. If you have any book suggestions please feel free to mention them in the comment section below! Henry Huggins Series The first books I am going to recommend are the Henry Huggins books by Beverly Cleary. …

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    Summer Reading Recommendations Part 2: Easy to Read Books

    Welcome to part two of the Summer Reading Recommendations post. If you missed the first part, you can read it here. In this second part I will be recommending several easy to read books.  They vary in difficulty level, so you can look at the examples I include and judge for yourself with ones would work for your child. I have also included a printable list containing all of the titles I am going to mention, which you can find at the bottom of this post. The first books on the list are the[popup_anything id=”2123″]by Else Holmelund Minarik. The books shown are: Little Bear Little…

  • Summer Reading Recommendations Part 1: Picture Books 76

    Summer Reading Recommendations Part 1: Picture Books

    Summer is fast approaching and that means it time for me to share summer reading lists! There are so many books I could recommend to read throughout the summer, for all different age ranges and reading levels. Because of this I am going to split this post into several different parts. This is the first part containing the picture book recommendations! I am going to mention quite a few picture books in this post, to help you remember them all I have created a printable list which you can find here. I will also have the list at the bottom of this post, so if…

  • 20 Must Read Children's Classics 149

    20 Must Read Children’s Classics

    I have noticed that several of the books I’ve read recently are at least fifty years old if not over a hundred years old. They are all what you might call classics. They are books that every child should read at some point in their childhood. But it’s never too late if you haven’t read them yet either. They are very enjoyable for any age. I have decided to make a list of these books and few more besides. These classics are always worth the read and I am sure the entire family will enjoy them, if they haven’t already. I have selected 15 such…

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    Picture Books for May

    May is here already and to welcome it properly I have created a list of sweet picture books about spring.  [popup_anything id=”1562″] [popup_anything id=”1562″] is a really pretty book. I love all of the Brambly Hedge books but this one has got to be my favorite. This is the story of little Wilfred. It’s his birthday! For his birthday he got lovely presents, but the best present was a surprise. Mr. Apple had organized a secret birthday picnic and all the mice of Brambly Hedge were invited.   [popup_anything id=”1564″] [popup_anything id=”1564″] is a gorgeous children’s book! Mother Earth calls her children to prepare for…

  • 5 Easter Picture Books for Kids 199

    5 Easter Picture Books for Kids

    Can you believe it’s almost Easter? Here is a short list of 5 Easter books for kids. My First Easter by Tomie DePaola I love this little book. It is so adorable. It about a family that is getting ready for Easter. They are painting Easter eggs, and getting dressed up. Rechenka’s Eggs by Patricia Polacco Rechenka’s Eggs is one of my absolute favorite picture books. The illustrations are just amazing, and the story is very sweet. The Legend of the Easter Egg by Lori Walburg This is another great picture book. It tells the legend of the Easter Egg in such a wonderful way.…

  • Happy Birthday Beverly Cleary!!! 200

    Happy Birthday Beverly Cleary!!!

    Happy 103rd Birthday Today, famous children`s book author, Beverly Cleary turns 103 years old! During her lifetime, Mrs. Cleary has written over 50 children`s books that have sold over 90 million copies worldwide! Some of her most famous works include: The Ramona Quimby Series The Henry Huggins Series The Mouse and the Motorcycle Series Ellen Tebbits Muggie Maggie Dear Mr. Henshaw I have read, and re-read almost all of her books and loved them all. Three years ago for her hundredth birthday I even wrote her a letter. Sadly, I did not receive a personal reply. However, I did receive a postcard from her with all of…