There are plenty of lessons to be learned here.
These beautiful stories teach kids that love is what makes a family.
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Did Kristy pursue her love of softball? Did Mary Anne and Logan end up tying the knot? Find out here.
If reading has lapsed in your household, you're definitely not alone. And take heart: August is a great time to get kids reading again. The growing boredom of unstructured time can actually work in your favour. And young minds are well-rested by this stage, offering a fresh capacity to think outside of themselves.
This list goes beyond Robert Munsch and Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Turns out, Robert Munsch had a very personal influence for this classic..
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Start their love of reading early!
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A personalized book that "doesn't suck."
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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.
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.
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Bestselling children’s author and illustrator Richard Scarry made changes to one of his books, and it almost slipped under our noses!
Extend the fun of reading with these delicious recipes!
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, Canadian children’s author Lindsay Mattick reveals W...
These books will make your kids feel like a star!
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 To Fall Asleep” was written by Swedish psychologist Carl-Joh...
Canada is known as a cultural mosaic because it's home to many people of different ethnicities, cultures and languages. This diversity presents a great opportunity to teach our kids about other nation...
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.
No Canadian storyteller is more celebrated than Robert Munsch. With over 50 published titles, the children’s author has been stealing our hearts for years with his memorable characters and hilarious s...
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...
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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...
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.
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.
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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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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.
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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...
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. But the golden bedtime story standards of your child...
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 “just for kids.” Expand your family library by picking...
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.
Everyone needs to read a good children's book from time to time. They remind us of the basics -- stuff like telling the truth, being kind to others and the importance of friendship. They're not just about bunnies and birthday parties. Pay attention when you read these 12 Children's Books Everyone Will Love.
My youngest has a concussion and has been in lockdown at home for the past few days. My friend Sarah's boy had a much more serious accident, however. I mention this today because of all the things that crossed my desk this week, the impact this accident had on all of us at Savvy HQ made everything else seem trivial -- or marginal at best.
Summer's here and moms and kids alike are on a quest to find a great summer read. So with that in mind, our editors, writers and savvy storytellers have shared the novels they love, and the books their kids adore. Here's a taste of what they chose.