In our social media-driven culture, Be You! By Peter H. Reynolds has such an important message for young audiences today: be true to yourself.
Everyone can be a bit crabby sometimes. But everyone needs a friend even when their are in a bad mood. A beginning reader book about friends.
Just like many children, Little Red Children loves bedtime stories. And just like many children, she gets too excited to let her father finish reading.
Pig the Tourist takes a rambunctious pug on vacation. As normal, his bad behavior causes vacation disasters before he learns his lesson. A fun family read
Sing with me Canta Conmigo combines recognizable children's song in both English and Spanis, helping young ones become bilingual
Potty training is hard for parents and children. But Potty All-Star makes the child the star of the story, and makes it a game by relating it to sports.
WASHINGTON – When growing up, few children say engineer when asked what they want to be when they are older. Many times the response is police officer, firefighter, doctor, or teacher. Those are the visible professions that they come into contact within their daily life, but they are by no means the only option. Unfortunately, ...
Just like picky eaters, Piranhas don't like fruits and vegtables. Aaron Blabey children's book tells us Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas. Or maybe they do.
Every child goes through times when going to bed is a challenge. A commonly prescribed remedy is counting sheep. But what if the sheep are the problem?
Kids love dragons. Few books answer the question what do dragons eat? Jon Stahl provides a fun look at how to build a story through a hungry dragon.
Sometimes it can be hard to be patient. Children can have trouble exercising patience. And so does The Very Impatient Caterpillar, a book by Ross Burach.
WASHINGTON: Everyone has had a dream. Some people pursue their dreams with encouragement, some have it shot down, and others persevere in the face of opposition. Cheerful Chick has a dream too, and she is determined to see it realized. Cheerful Chick is an enthusiastic, noisy chick. She is determined to cheer and make everyone ...
Favorite character help children learn new things. Peppa Pig has a new book about Chinese New Year and its traditions. 2019 is the Year of the Pig.
My Wish for You by Kathryn Hahn is a love letter to little girls. It captures the kind of life and spirit many parents fervently desire for their child.
In "I Need a Hug," author-illustrator Aaron Blabey takes on the dilemma of an individual in need of comforting or companionship.
Laurel, MD – Kindness can be a struggle. Everyone at some point has been exposed to unkind people. Children are no exception. Sometimes they can see that behavior and copy it. Other times, they may have trouble with kindness for other reasons; they may be frustrated, angry or jealous. Sometimes children just don’t know that ...
Laurel, MD: Winter is in full swing. Many parts of the country snow has fallen. As January marches on, more areas are soon to have snow in their forecasts. While many winter books abound, Good Morning, Snowplow! is different. Most snow books talk about playing in the snow, or center around characters who live in ...
LAUREL, MD – With the holidays upon us, gift ideas are in the forefront of most people’s minds. Whether you are a parent who likes the idea of giving a book as a present, or you are just looking for last minute gift ideas for the girls in your life, here are some inspiring books ...
Laurel, MD: Every year when December rolls around, millions of children around the world think about Santa. Most of them make lists of presents they want to bring. Some are excited to pay the big man in the red suit a visit. But some children think about sneaking downstairs on Christmas Eve to see Santa ...
Inspired by Nordic tolk tales, The Christmas Wish is the story of a young girl, who travels to the North Pole to ask to become one of Santa's elves.