The idea behind Klutz books and kits is simple: their products
are designed for the artistically uninitiated, so they are
easy to do. Still, their appeal is widekids and adults of
all ages and abilities love these sets! Klutz
products are inspirationalthey generally encourage
Buyer's Guide: Best Picture
Picture Books for Young Children
These classic picture books engage young children's minds
and hearts... Best
an abstract concept that has many meaningsit's both a
feeling and a stateand The Peace Book
effectively illustrates this
powerful concept to children through bold illustrations and
flash and lure of video games and television can make good old-fashioned
books seem rather boring in the eyes of young children. Still, once
children get turned on to reading, they're raring to go. There's
a new series of chapter books on the market that doesn't star Barbie,
Arthur, or any such recognizable character, yet still manages to attract
young readers: Geronimo Stilton...
latest in the Toot
and Puddle series of books shines with wit, warmth, and
whimsy. Holly Hobbie’s illustrations are imaginative as
they follow and carry a truly delightful and “charming”
Top Pick If you are wondering what concrete poems
are, simply put, they are a whole lot of inventive fun.
These highly visual poems express themselves not only
through their text, but also through a playful arrangement
of words, spaces, and typefaces...
A porcupine named Cushion
in a petting zoo has definitely got a problem! Whoever would
pet a porcupine?... Read
Turn off the TV and take a
tree walk with this fun interactive handbook. Everything is
here to inspire kids to plan and take a nature walk. They'll
learn how to "ID" trees and leaves and have a
great time as they do ...
Cats doesn't only offer kids fantastic guidelines and
instructions for drawing cats of all shapes, sizes, and
expressionsit comes with a roll of paper to doodle on,
and an attached pencil to doodle with. The roll of
"doodling" paper is 35 feet long, and can be
pulled through the special holder and torn off as desired.
Kids doodle right on the writing surface of the book... Read
such as this one are wonderful to have on hand in a household with young children.
As parents, we usually encourage our kids to let their
creative juices flow naturally. No doubt, drawing freeform is one of the most creative activities
kids can engage in. However, there comes a time when children enjoy some
Todd Parr has
a special way of sending kids "feel-good" vibes in a
playful, unforced manner, and his latest titles are just as
fantastic and fun as such earlier books as...
on Children's Book Publisher
Press Books, New and Old
ten years, and such remarkable books as Guess How Much I
Love You? and One Duck Stuck!, under their belt,
Candlewick Press, an independent children's publisher, has reason to
celebrate. We had a chance to take a look at their brand-new
and upcoming children's book offerings... Read more
When it's potty time in your household, it
definitely helps for young children to learn about "going
potty" from a variety of sources. Incorporating
potty-learning into children's favorite activities--like
story time—can be very useful; that's where
books about going potty come in handy ...
This "survival kit" contains books, a calendar with
stickers, and a divorce communication tool--all designed to help make
the difficulties that often accompany a divorce a little easier to
Buyer's Guide: Building a
The Literati Youth: Building a Child's Library
Research demonstrates that it is never too early to
introduce your child to books. Instilling a love of reading in your child
means devoting time for books each day even from your baby's first days.
Setting aside... Best
Celebrate children's books! Gorgeous posters and art prints featuring children's book
illustrations make lovely decorations for children's bedrooms. These
pictures are not only stunning works of art that will enliven any
room, they showcase
children's literature and art, emphasizing the importance of books
in our lives!...
This simple, moving children's book by Shel Silverstein has opened
up plenty of debates, both over its meaning and its appropriateness for
children! The story features a boy and an apple tree...