One of the many joys that accompany sharing life with children is the ability to share great books with them. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, godparents, babysitters, and teachers – any adult who interacts regularly with children can help introduce children to the joy of reading. The spark of delight and joy that good books create in a child’s life are precious, a catalyst that can lead to a life-long love affair with literature. From the tiniest pre-readers to children and young adults with an established desire to read, “Growing Up Bookish” delves into the world of children’s literature from the perspective of a mother, home-educator, and book-lover. From picture books, reference titles, read-aloud chapter books, and novels; forthright reviews will help you navigate the growing numbers of children’s books available.
Would you rather be Pharaoh, a wet nurse, a slave, or a tattoo artist in ancient Egypt for a day?
"She'd rather clean up after a hundred elephants than see that new baby's squished nose tomorrow."
A modern classic in both alphabet books and Canadiana for kids.
Time to capitalize on your child's affection for a well-known clownfish by digging into this exploration of reef life.
Nana Star has the potential to be this generation's Raggedy Ann - sweet, whimsical, innocent - and a plushie to boot.
Premier educational picture book publisher Sylvan Dell Publishing unveils an amazing, no-strings free trial program for their new e-books.
A stellar reader incorporating historical significance, personable biography, charming art, and reading practice.
Every student ought to read a biography of Canada's first Prime Minister - I'm just 15 years late.
Grab your cowboy boots and join Tiger for an authentic cattle drive at his Uncle's Albertan ranch.