This list goes beyond Robert Munsch and Lucy Maud Montgomery.
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Alice in Wonderland continues its comeback streak with Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson's audio version of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland via Audible Studios, an Amazon company. Audible says, "It tells the story of the young and imaginative Alice, who grows weary of her storybook, one 'without pictures or conversations,' and follows a hasty hare underground -- to come face to face with a host of strange and fantastic characters."
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Every week there are hundreds of management books written and published. But do yourself a favour, and instead of buying another guru's latest book, revisit your child's bookshelf, or the children's section of your local library or bookstore. Many of the classic tales contain all of the management advice you'll ever need.
ummer is a great time for reading. In fact, encouraging child literacy is a very key part of healthy child development. We also know that reading is a great option to avoid excessive screen time; children under the age of two should have no screen time at all, and limited amounts as they get older.
For most kids, reading is right up there with magic. Through books, children are handed keys to new worlds and are introduced to unknown people and customs. Stories allow our children to explore diffe...
Love you Forever is likely Robert Munsch's best-selling book, which is saying a lot. The children's author has more than 50 titles to his name, including the iconic Mud Puddle and The Paper Bag Prince...
In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, I wanted to share a handful of female thinkers who are sometimes overlooked, but who contributed in meaningful ways.
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In the next few days, like many, I'll resolve to eat better, sleep more, exercise more, swear less, spend less, and keep the garage neat and tidy. I'll probably find these resolutions hard to uphold. There is, however, a promise I make every year, one that I work very hard at keeping. On January first, and on the 364 days that follow: I will resolve to try and help children become better thinkers. The problem isn't a lack of good intentions on our part. The problem is that we sometimes overlook some of the finer points of "good thinking" when teaching it to youngsters.
My ultimate favourite gift to give and receive is books.They are timeless and can give hours of entertainment! As the holiday season is upon us, I wanted to share with you a few of the classics that have hit home in our house.
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Want to have a good bawl? Then read any of the following kids' books with a giant box of tissues! If you plan to read these stories to an actual child, pause often to weep, shake and quake.
This is the perfect time of year to curl up by the fire (real or artificial) with a good book and a mug of cocoa. The only thing missing? A classic Christmas tale. These modern books featuring televi...
Remembering Winnie The Pooh
When it comes to children's literature, there's no shortage of classics. The stories you read to your kids now are probably the tales you grew up reading yourself. Maybe they're the whimsical works fr...
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You may be familiar with his jar of honey, fuzzy yellow fur and tiny red shirt, but the real Winnie the Pooh was a different type of bear altogether. Long before author A.A. Milne created what we know...
To kids, summer break is a fun-filled respite from the gruelling demands of teachers and their dreaded homework. But to parents, this unwelcome break in a much-needed routine disrupts all of the good...