Author's Note: A word about mia noi or minor wives For married men to have minor wives is a common practice in both Thai and Lao societies. A minor wife is a mistress in which a married man will have in addition to his major wife, who watches over...
Picture books with short stories hold great appeal for kids. The fox and the crow fable is a popular such tale—here you can read it with pictures.
Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce is a classic children’s book about time travel, loneliness, and friendship. It often appeals to both children and adults.
The King With Six Friends, By Jay Williams 1968, Parents Magazine Press, an engaging fairy tale adventure of the out-of-work King Zar and the six friends he meets along the way, who help Zar find work as a king once again, while working together to help him win the hand of a beautiful princess.
The Red Shoes by Gloria Fowler and Sun Yung Yoo is a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's lesser-known fairy tale, with exquisitely detailed black and white artwork, an engaging art book for kids.
Classic fairy tales offer many benefits for children. These stories created by the hands of time strengthen a child's imagination, vocabulary and human understanding.
I just read some disturbing statics about multicultural representation in children's books and I can’t seem to move on without discussing them. Let me know what you think.
Featuring crocodiles, hungry dragons, and other wonderful characters, these six recommended books will surely delight and entertain the children in your care.
Several years ago I wanted to establish some memorable Christmas traditions with my young and growing family. My collection of Christmas-themed children's picture books grew out of a desire to keep the spirit of Christmas alive in my home. In this hub I share my favorite selections from my...
Fancy Nancy was my daughter's favorite fictional character when she was younger. Fancy Nancy is a rambunctious, curly-cue little girl with a huge imagination and bigger vocabulary.