Kids Books

10 Canadian Children's Authors You Must Introduce Your Kids To

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Parents

This list goes beyond Robert Munsch and Lucy Maud Montgomery.

The Empowering Story Behind 'Paper Bag Princess'

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Parents

Turns out, Robert Munsch had a very personal influence for this classic..

Classic Books You Must Read To Your Kids Before They Turn 5

The Huffington Post Canada | Katie Dupuis | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Parents

Start their love of reading early!

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This Children's Book Knows Where You Live

HuffingtonPost.com | Kaylee Lambert | Posted 06.13.2016 | Canada Parents

A personalized book that "doesn't suck."

A Book For Kids Who Battle Bedtime (And Their Tired Parents)

Joanne Sallay | Posted 02.12.2016 | Canada Parents
Joanne Sallay

The story is less about the pictures and more about the words. It contains methodically picked vocabulary with a psychological purpose. One recommendation is to concentrate on listening instead of the pictures, however the pages are filled with soft subdued colours to keep readers in a peaceful and calm place.

11 Brilliant Ideas For Storing All Your Kids' Books

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 01.29.2016 | Canada Parents

So. Many. Books.

Explore The World This Holiday Season With Children's Books

Joanne Sallay | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Parents
Joanne Sallay

Whether you're heading out of town to a holiday destination or enjoying a relaxing staycation at home, reading is a great activity for children to escape and explore the world. Here are four children's books that will bring adventure, culture and delight to the entire family.

Your Favourite Childhood Book Is Keeping Up With This Century

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Parents

Bestselling children’s author and illustrator Richard Scarry made changes to one of his books, and it almost slipped under our noses!

12 Tasty Recipes Inspired By Kids' Books

The Huffington Post Canada | Alex Mlynek | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Parents

Extend the fun of reading with these delicious recipes!

The Canadian Story Behind Winnie The Pooh

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 10.22.2015 | Canada Parents

Winnie the Pooh is one of literature’s most lovable characters. But did you know the silly, old bear has a Canadian connection? In the video above, ...

10 Personalized Name Books That Will Impress Your Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.27.2015 | Canada Parents

These books will make your kids feel like a star!

Children's Book That Helps Kids Fall Asleep Is Now A Bestseller

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Parents

A new children’s book that helps kids fall asleep in minutes has skyrocketed to the top of Amazon’s bestsellers list. “The Rabbit Who Wants T...

Best Children's Books To Celebrate Diversity

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada Parents

Canada is known as a cultural mosaic because it's home to many people of different ethnicities, cultures and languages. This diversity presents a grea...

Why Was My Queer Children's Book Too Radical For Kindergarteners?

Catherine Hernandez | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Parents
Catherine Hernandez

This past May, I was excited as heck when the book was finally published and printed, in my hands and ready to show the world. Only -- not everyone in the world wanted to see it, and most certainly not the school within my district. At Charlottetown Junior Public School, I approached my daughter's former kindergarten teacher about doing a reading to her students. Shortly after, I was told by the teacher that the VP said "not now" citing that the timing would likely create a backlash due to the introduction of Ontario's new progressive sex education curriculum.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Robert Munsch

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 06.11.2015 | Canada Parents

No Canadian storyteller is more celebrated than Robert Munsch. With over 50 published titles, the children’s author has been stealing our hearts for...

14 Fantastic Gender-Positive Books

The Huffington Post Canada | Lyndsay Kirkham | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Parents

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 cu...

The Story Behind This Famous Book Will Tear You Apart

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 04.29.2015 | Canada Parents

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, includ...

Great Book Gift Ideas for Kids This Holiday Season

Dr Dina Kulik | Posted 02.15.2015 | Canada Living
Dr Dina Kulik

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.

10 Sad Kids Books That Will Make You Bawl Your Eyes Out

Jenna Em | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

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.

11 Children's Books You Won't Believe Actually Exist

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Living

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 read...

Four Must-Read Kids' Books that Parents will Love

Joanne Sallay | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Joanne Sallay

Laugh out loud funny, The Boss Baby is a charming board book deserving a place in baby's first library. This story will answer the question of who in the family is truly in charge once the new baby arrives on the scene. New parents will especially enjoy this one, as it's sure to bring on some smiles and chuckles.

Summer Of Reading: How To Keep Your Kids Reading Once School's Out

Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Living

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 ...

Mr. Sandman, Bring Me A Dream: The Best Canadian Bedtime Stories Ever

Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Living

If you’ve made the excellent choice to read bedtime stories to your children (a habit that will improve their literacy, by the way), we salute you. ...

The Critic's List of Classic Books For Kids

Posted 09.06.2013 | Canada Living

Harry Potter, The Hunger Games and City of Bones may have been made into blockbuster films, but they all started as books, and none of them were “ju...

SavvyMom Roundup: GMOs, Music Apps and an Anonymous Letter

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 10.24.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

The Google blackout, child advocates, an app to help you focus, bookshelves and ignorance. Those were a few things that caught my attention, and maybe yours too, this week.