Reading the book as a parent aware of the times, I couldn’t help but think that this classic children’s book, which was published in 1957, would never be released now.
Children will grow up to experience sadness firsthand, but does that mean that we should spoon-feed them sadness from a young age?
Both books about Pence’s bunny are propaganda and don’t belong in any elementary schools. Young children should not be reading stories freighted with political ideology.
Today one of the popular themes of political children’s books is that as soon as you’re born you’re a victim because of your sex or skin color.
Looking back, it turns out that no book I ever read was about me. None of that matters when reading fiction. But celebrated author Junot Díaz just doesn’t get it.
In the case of a bull who’d choose peace under his cork tree over fame with the matadors, we might argue that he chose the better. But our world is not the fictitious world of Ferdinand.
Sharing gorgeous pictures and well-crafted stories with our children is an excellent way to combat the dehumanizing habits and beliefs that make our world shrill, angry, and sad.
The show’s dark humor and violence evoke a bedtime story told by your strange, Tim-Burton-loving uncle.
Imagine how many talents and contributions such as Curious George were lost to the Holocaust. Thankfully, the story of H.A. and Margaret Rey is one that can be told.
The late Anna Dewdney penned a humorous, comforting children’s book series about a little llama. And she has a last request for us all.
If you’re expecting ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ to be your Portkey back to the world of the original story, you’re in for a disappointment. ‘Cursed Child’ doesn’t belong with the other Potter books.
By a certain age, kids are aware of what is happening in the world at large, so it’s important not to avoid the topic.
Children need stories about happy, functional families. Here are some great ones to enjoy this summer and beyond.
Let’s focus on some less-heralded — yet still highly praised — read-aloud books for the three- to five-year-old preschool set.
Five ways to teach children to enjoy good stories without getting brainwashed.
Yes, there really are books that both toddlers and grown-ups (and everyone in between) can enjoy with deep satisfaction. Try reading together starting this summer.
How joining a middle-aged ladies’ book club in college changed a young football star’s life and got him tweeting an Oscar winner.
The Women’s Storybook Project of Texas, a nonprofit based in Austin, helps imprisoned mothers record themselves reading books to their children.
In my quest to provide my kids with stories that will nurture them, there are four kinds of literary dust bunnies I avoid.
The most important gift you can give your children is a love of stories, words, and reading. Here is a gift guide for books that will help you do that.
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