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Introducing Children to Books, Part II

This post is the second in a three-part series of posts about choosing books for young children at various stages of development. All three posts will be permanently housed here:¬†Introducing Children to Books. When my third child was eighteen months … Continue reading

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14 Children’s Books to Introduce Kids to Colors

I set out with the intent of selecting 10 books — and only 10 books — about colors to recommend to you. I knew at the outset that many more than 10 great books about colors have been written and … Continue reading

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12 Books for Nature-Loving Babies and Toddlers

For babies and toddlers, I seek out books about familiar plants and animals. You can teach kids about strangler figs and spider monkeys later (unless you live in a rainforest). Here is a list of books to encourage babies and … Continue reading

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5 Books Every Toddler Should Own

My third child is a toddler right now. He is finally hooked on books and requests — or rather demands — repeat readings of his favorites. I am so thankful that I am able to surround him with wonderful books … Continue reading

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6 Snuggly Bedtime Books for Babies

My favorite part of the day is reading to my children before bed. My oft-exuberant children succumb to their sleepiness and curl up beside me on the couch. The concerns of the day are forgotten as we begin to read. … Continue reading

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7 First Stories to Share with Your Toddler

Here are seven delightful stories to share with toddlers. All have simple plots and familiar subject matter. These are good choices for young children ready to move beyond simple concept books and entertaining rhymes. The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss … Continue reading

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