Delicious Chocolate Themed Books for all the Chocolate Lovers

Delicious Chocolate Themed Books for all the Chocolate Lovers

Chocolate is not just any food. The cultivation of cacao beans dates back to 3000 years ago in Mesoamerica, where Olmecs and Mayas called it “Theobroma Cacao” or “the food of the Gods”. The Aztecs believed that cacao seeds were the gift of Quetzalcoatl, the god of wisdom, and the seeds once had so much value that they were used as a form of currency. Chocolates are today one of the most loved foods all over the…

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Once upon a story – Awesome Opening Lines from Children’s Books

Once upon a story – Awesome Opening Lines from Children’s Books

Most of us start a story with “Once upon a time…” But that is not the only way to begin a story! The very first sentence of a story has a huge impact on its readers or listeners. It can resonate with the readers and linger for long after the story has been read. Did you know that the classic Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery opened with a 148-word sentence? Also, J. M….

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Kindness Matters – 15 Books that inspire children to be kind

Kindness Matters – 15 Books that inspire children to be kind

Any act of kindness no matter how big or small can make a difference! It has also been scientifically proven that there are many benefits to being kind! Kindness is contagious and makes both the giver and the receiver feel good. Wouldn’t we then want our children to grow up to be compassionate and empathetic to others needs, to lend a hand when a friend is struggling? We must build this foundation early and cultivate kindness…

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Don’t let your kids miss reading these books! – 11 Best Books by Mo Willems

Don’t let your kids miss reading these books! – 11 Best Books by Mo Willems

Why we love Mo Willems! Mo Willems is the author of some of the most incredibly humorous books for children. He is best known for his Caldecott Honor winning picture books – “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!” and “Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale”. His simple illustrations – cartoons which any 5 year old can replicate,  adorable stories with delightfully witty characters captures every child’s attention! Mo Willems books are all character driven and his illustrations…

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Here’s Why Reading Biographies is Good for your Kids

Here’s Why Reading Biographies is Good for your Kids

While children like the idea of “a true story,” biographies have a way of turning dry and pedantic. It takes more than stories and pictures to make the history of another person come alive for young people. But, true stories can be even more inspiring than fiction.

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