Articles about children's books


New 'Explorer's Guide to The Lost Words' now available

Last updated: 07/04/2019

Trust joins with author Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris to produce a new educational resource to accompany 'The Lost Words’ Since its publication in October 2017,...

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Squeak squeak! 10 of the best rodents in children's books

Last updated: 07/03/2019

Ali Pye's wonderful book The Adventures of Harry Stevenson follows the crazy life of a rather special guinea pig, so we had to ask: which other rodents in children's books does...

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Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett's Reviews of Children's Books

Last updated: 07/02/2019

This is the latest in the Frances Lincoln First Editions series of debut picture books and introduces readers to thumb-sized people called the Treekeepers, and in particular one...

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Filling the Void in Children's Media By Jeni Lee Chapman of Gokul World - Multicultural Children's Book Day

Last updated: 06/26/2019

By Jeni Lee Chapman, Co-author of Gokul Village and the Magic Fountain and Co-Founder of Gokul Workshops LLC The power of coming together with a shared mission produces truly...

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Children's Books - News - The Children's Book Award 2019

Last updated: 06/24/2019

Earlier this month, Arree Chung was named overall winner of The Children’s Book Award 2019. His book Mixed, which he wrote and illustrated, also won the Books for Younger...

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Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett's Reviews of Children's Books

Last updated: 06/24/2019

This droll tale, the third in Tiny owl’s ‘One Story, Many Voices’ enterprise is a wonderful retelling of an African variant of folk tale classic Stone Soup. Here the...

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An Updated Look at Diversity in Children's Books

Last updated: 06/23/2019

Using numbers from the Cooperative Children's Book Center, this infographic—updated from 2015—illustrates representation in children's literature. An updated infographic on...

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1, 2, 3...25 Fun Children's Books About Math - Happy Healthy Messy

Last updated: 06/21/2019

Homeschooling with Picture Books? You betcha! And it’s not just for the little ones! The best kid’s books stealthily mix learning with a lot of fun – this list is filled with...

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10 Books Young Readers Will Love *Digging* Into

Last updated: 06/19/2019

10 Children's Books On Construction Young Readers Will Love Digging Into Share Like many kids his age, my 3-year-old nephew is obsessed with trucks. He has a miniature dump...

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New Book Is Letting the Bodega Cat Out of the Bag

Last updated: 06/18/2019

New York archetypes are not rare in fiction — from the (allegedly) starving Lower East Side artist to the millennial nanny thrust among Upper East Side wealth. However, a...

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