A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

A Message, Gently Delivered – 4 Books that make you think

If you are the kind of parent who sees an opportunity to teach your child something anywhere you look, the books on this list are for you! What sets these books apart from other belligerently moral books, is the way the gently delivered message sinks in. A gentle touch, a lovely story, an intriguing narration do a great job of camouflaging the message in the story. Push these books into your child’s hands and let simmer for a little while, for best results.

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15 Children’s Books that celebrate Diversity and Social Justice

15 Children’s Books that celebrate Diversity and Social Justice

Children should not be sheltered from diversity and differences. They should not see differences as anything notable but rather just a lovely part of how the world is! We have curated a list of children’s books about celebrating differences, accepting others, being friendly to those who are different, and about respecting each other’s differences. These books highlight diverse characters and storylines to present different perspectives and an outlet for children and parents to discuss issues of diversity and tolerance.

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Charles Darwin’s Around The World Adventure – Book Review

Charles Darwin’s Around The World Adventure – Book Review

Darwin Day is a celebration to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of the famous scientist Charles Darwin on 12 February. The day is used to highlight Darwin’s contribution to science and to promote science in general. On this day, here we are, with the review of a picture book that tells the youngs minds about Darwin’s work and its importance in a simple lucid language, a great graphic representation. Charles Darwin’s Around The World Adventure Author: Jennifer Thermes Age Range: 5 –…

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Happy Valentine’s Day – 10 books about Love and Friendship for Kids

Happy Valentine’s Day – 10 books about Love and Friendship for Kids

Love is in the air! It’s Valentine’s Day and the theme of love on everyone’s mind during February! What better way to celebrate it than with great kids’ books about love and friendship! There are so, so many wonderful books about love for children available, a comprehensive list of which could probably be too long to fit in here! So here we are with 10 of our favourite children’s books about love and friendship!

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Best Friends Forever: Children’s Books About Friendship

Best Friends Forever: Children’s Books About Friendship

Best Friends Forever! We all need friends. But they don’t have to look like us, talk like us, or even belong to the same species as us to make a difference in our lives. Showing your child what friends really are is a wonderful life lesson. Reading books about friendship is a great way to teach kids about how to make friends and what it means to be one. Just like a real-life friend, books about…

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10 Motivating Books About and By Swami Vivekananda for children

10 Motivating Books About and By Swami Vivekananda for children

Swami Vivekananda Swami Vivekananda not only inspired Indians but also lit the lamp of enlightenment abroad. Although he lived a short life, Swami touched the hearts and minds of people even after his demise.  His lectures, writings, and teachings are the major source of inspiration for most of the youth study circles, organizations and service projects. This is why his birthday – 12th of January – is celebrated every year as the National Youth Day…

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13 Lesser Known, but Brilliant Books by Eric Carle

13 Lesser Known, but Brilliant Books by Eric Carle

Eric Carle – Hear this name and the first thing that you think of is The Very Hungry Caterpillar! He is the man behind some of the world’s most wonderfully illustrated children’s picture books. His striking illustrations are collages made with hand-painted tissue papers, a technique many children enjoy replicating. Here is a list of 13 brilliant books for the very young, also written and illustrated by Eric Carle!

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Poignant Children’s Books Featuring Characters With Disabilities

Poignant Children’s Books Featuring Characters With Disabilities

Children’s books play a pivotal role in shaping early thoughts, beliefs, and perceptions. Books that feature characters with disabilities help children with disabilities understand that having a disability, even though life-altering, needn’t make them feel any lesser; different maybe but not lesser! And NO! Books with characters who have disabilities are not for children with disabilities alone! It is a must-read for ALL children. When children read about the diverse characters – their disabilities, the strengths…

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Hot off the press! A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Magazines for Children

Hot off the press! A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Magazines for Children

Magazines make great reading material for children. They are a great source of information and engagement and make learning fun! Kids can read about science, nature, and art while looking at beautiful photos of things, places, or animals they’ve never seen before and by playing games and completing activities. Magazines present content with language that is easy to read and understand and with plenty of illustrations. What’s more, they also provide opportunities for children to contribute to their…

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Breaking News! A Quick Guide to the best Newspapers for Children

Breaking News! A Quick Guide to the best Newspapers for Children

Reading the newspaper is one of the best habits, to not just be updated with the world around, but also to improve reading, analyzing and understanding skills. Getting children to read the newspaper each morning is an awesome way to get children interested in what’s happening around the world. But the problem is that the daily newspaper is filled with information, most of which cannot be processed by a child.  A children’s newspaper is designed to…

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