Fictional books for Kids

Children's Fiction Books
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Steven Kellogg, Deborah Guarino (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Rhyming Stories

"Is Your Mama A Llama?", written by Deborah Guarino and illustrated by Steven Kellogg, is a favorite picture book for toddlers, preschoolers and beginning readers. In this popular board book, a baby llama asks each of his animal friends the question "Is your mama a llama?". His friends then give a short description of their mamas. Upon turning a page, children can find out what type of animals they are. The rhyming story is appealing to young readers, as are the illustrations by Steven Kellogg.

Robert McCloskey (Hardcover)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books

"Make Way for Ducklings" by Robert McCloskey is a charming classic children's book and one of the best picture books ever written. Mr. and Mrs. Mallard look for a place to hatch their ducklings. Later, Mrs. Mallard and her ducklings walk across town to Boston Public Garden with the help of a local policeman. Robert McCloskey's illustrations are detailed, realistic and expressive. This Caldecott Medal winner is a great book for preschoolers, kindergarteners and beginning readers.

Helen Oxenbury (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books

In "Clap Hands" by Helen Oxenbury, multicultural babies clap hands, bang drums, and do other fun things together. Very simple texts and cute pictures make "Clap Hands" a good board book for babies to learn basic concepts.

Gene Zion, Margaret Bloy Graham (Paperback)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Animals

With a charming tale and wonderful illustrations, Harry the Dirty Dog, written by Gene Zion and illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham, is one of the best classic picture books that have delighted children for decades. Harry is a white dog with black spots who doesn't like to take bath at all. One day, he runs away just before bath time and gets himself very dirty. When Harry returns home, his family doesn't recognize this black dog with white spots. Harry tries every trick he can do to show them he is Harry, to no avail. Finally, the dirty dog jumps into the bathtub and begs for a bath. Harry is recognized after he becomes a white dog with black spots again. Margaret Bloy Graham's expressive illustrations depict a lovable character that children can identify with. Harry the Dirty Dog is a great book for toddlers and preschoolers.

Helen Oxenbury (Board Books)

Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books

"Helen Oxenbury's Big Baby Book" is an oversize board book written and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, who has produced many wonderful picture books for babies. "Big Baby Book" is composed of five sections: "I Touch", "I See", "I Can", "I Hear" and "I am". The author uses single words and soft illustrations that show things that interest babies and things that babies like to do.


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Feminist books for kids

2009-02-11 11:41:46 by nushka

The Amelia Bloomer Project list (a project of the American Library Assn's Feminist Task Force) is now available.
"These (68) books show girls and women–past and present, real and fictional–breaking stereotypes to follow their dreams and pursue their goals, challenging cultural and familial stereotypes to gain an education, taking charge, and making plans for community, regional, national, and world change. We rejoice in the history of feminism and highlight strides toward equality in U.S. history. We hope that these books inspire readers to make the world a better place for all

William P Young's book entitled The Shack

2009-08-16 22:47:18 by mrbanff

This thread is for christians. I am a lawyer and am charismatic in my love for Christ. I have had two favorite books: "Mere Christianity" by C S Lewis and a "Quantum Physics and Christianity" book but I can't think of the scientist/author's name. I came across "The Shack" through a christian friend insisting that I read it. I pooh poohed it for weeks but finally purchased it. I do not usually read fiction and it takes a lot to get me to be excited about a book. This book caused me to do both.
It is a parable, a fictional account of a man who is married with five kids and while he was concentrating on one of his children during an outing, his smallest little girl "Missy" was kidnapped and brutally murdered

It ain't fiction: Grisham slams W.

2007-09-22 18:13:22 by terafied

Grisham slams war, tells book's Iowa ties
September 21, 2007
Best-selling author John Grisham, taking his first major public step in presidential politics by planning to host an event Sunday near his home in Charlottesville, Va., for New York Sen. Hillary Clinton, said the current administration is built around "bad people with evil intent" and contends President Bush played politics as thousands died in Iraq.
Grisham talked about this weekend's event during an interview Thursday to discuss his new book, "Playing for Pizza," a fictional account of a Davenport and University of Iowa football player trying to revive a fractured career in Italy

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