Entries Tagged as 'preschool'

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

July 22nd, 2019 · 4 Comments · Books

The new collection of the poetry of Mister Rogers is a true gift for the children of today and the adults who grew up with Mister Rogers throughout their childhoods. A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD includes 75 songs from both Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and the earlier The Children’s Corner, and it’s sure to evoke memories […]

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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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How Many Hugs? and If Animals Said I Love You

October 21st, 2018 · No Comments · Books

Children and their loved ones always enjoy storybooks about hugs and kisses and saying “I Love You.” Add a variety of animals into the mix, and you’re sure to have a winning combination. Two fairly recent additions to this genre are HOW MANY HUGS? by Heather Swain, illustrated by Steven Henry, and IF ANIMALS SAID […]

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Behold the Beautiful Dung Beetle

July 18th, 2018 · No Comments · Books

Review by KRISTIN WALD After reading Cheryl Bardoe’s BEHOLD THE BEAUTIFUL DUNG BEETLE, you’ll have a newfound appreciation and admiration for the insects. The book, recently out in paperback, details the three types of dung beetles: Dwellers, Rollers, and Tunnelers. The illustrations by Alan Marks are instructive and intricate – and yes, beautiful. Recommended for […]

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