Entries Tagged as 'Books'

Reading Picture Books With Children

May 22nd, 2019 · 2 Comments · Books

The Whole Book Approach in READING PICTURE BOOKS WITH CHILDREN focuses on helping caregivers and educators use the art and design of picture books to enhance meaning and encourage an interactive experience for each child. Educator Megan Dowd Lambert, in association with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, leads readers through the parts […]

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Seashells: More Than a Home

April 15th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

SEASHELLS: MORE THAN A HOME by Melissa Stewart is a detailed and informative picture book appropriate for reading aloud and for children who enjoy learning about nature and science on their own.  As the title suggests, the pages share the myriad ways seashells serve the creatures that live within them. With two sets of text, one […]

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Bambino and Mr. Twain

April 10th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

BAMBINO AND MR. TWAIN by P.I. Maltbie is beautiful picture book about a journey through the grieving process, helped along by a sympathetic cat. It uses language and scenes that younger readers will find accessible and even relatable. With gorgeous collage-influenced pictures by Daniel Miyares, the moody, rich tones of the beginning of the story slowly […]

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Beyond Words: What Elephants and Whales Think and Feel

April 7th, 2019 · No Comments · Books

BEYOND WORDS: What Elephants and Whales Think and Feel is new adaptation of Carl Safina’s 2015 bestselling book is aimed at younger readers, ages 10-14. The first half is devoted to the Lives of Elephants, and the second to Killer Whales, or Orcas. Thankfully, the adaptation doesn’t oversimplify the descriptions or the topics, and the […]

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