• Perfect Picture Books for July 1

    Perfect Picture Books for July

    The summer is finally here and July has just started. I have compiled a list of picture books that are perfect to read in the summer, especially in July. I will put the entire list at the bottom of this post for quick reference. July picture books… [popup_anything id=”1989″]by Janet Stevens is another family favorite. Hare solves his family’s problems by tricking rich and lazy Bear in this funny, energetic version of an old slave story. With roots in American slave tales,  [popup_anything id=”1989″]celebrates the trickster tradition of using one’s wits to overcome hardship. [popup_anything id=”1985″]by Jez Alborough will get your children’s attention! While Farmer Dougal…

  • Picture Books for May 39

    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 71

    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.…

  • Books and Movies About Saint Bernadette 72

    Books and Movies About Saint Bernadette

    Saint Bernadette’s feast day coming up on February 18, exactly two weeks from today. In preparation for this feast day, I have made a list of a few great children’s books and DVDs about this wonderful Saint. Bernadette the Little Girl From Lourdes Bernadette Our Lady’s Little Servant CCC Bernadette: The Princess of Lourdes The Song of Bernadette St. Bernadette of Lourdes

  • Books About Mary the Mother of God 73

    Books About Mary the Mother of God

    Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links With the feast of Mary Mother of God coming up on January 1st, I thought I might share lovely books about her. Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue and the Knights of Our Lady by Jan Andrews Bell Our Blessed Mother by George Brundage This is a very cute Board Book perfect for teaching little ones about Jesus’ loving mother. Mary Mother of Jesus by Mary Joslin Just Like Mary by Rosemarie Gortler Mary: The Mother of Jesus by Tomie dePaola Leading the Little Ones to Mary by Sister Mary Leila There you have it! I hope you will…

  • 100 Books for 100 Years Challenge: The Last 10 Books 74

    100 Books for 100 Years Challenge: The Last 10 Books

    This post may contain affiliate links “On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month 1918, the guns of World War One fell silent.” This year’s Remembrance Day, coming up in just over a week is very significant. It will mark 100 years since the Great War ended. To commemorate that, I will attempt to present to you in the days leading up to Remembrance Day with 100 children’s books that take place during either World War One, or World War Two. For the full list without pictures or description, scroll right down to the bottom of the post. If you missed…

  • 100 Books for 100 Years: Books 60 - 90 76

    100 Books for 100 Years: Books 60 – 90

    This post may contain affiliate links “On the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month 1918, the guns of World War One fell silent.” This year’s Remembrance Day, coming up in just over a week is very significant. It will mark 100 years since the Great War ended. To commemorate that, I will attempt to present to you in the days leading up to Remembrance Day with 100 children’s books that take place during either World War One, or World War Two. For the full list without pictures or description, scroll right down to the bottom of the post. If you missed…