Great New Children’s Books

Some of our most precious time spent with our preschool aged kids can be reading, and here’s a list of some great new picture books out from Simon and Schuster that will fit the bill for kids 5 and under. From a wordless book that sparks the imagination to a sing-along Dooby Dooby Moo book, there’s different options for our little dudes and princesses. Baby … Continue reading Great New Children’s Books

Children’s Review: Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000

Available now: Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 **** 4/5 stars Captain Underpants takes silliness to unheard of levels … but I don’t care because my child loves reading this! Recommended readers: 8-10 year olds 0r grades 2-4 Boys usually who like to read Big Nate, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and other boy stuff Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for … Continue reading Children’s Review: Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000

Children’s Review: Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild

Available Oct 14: Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild! **** 4/5 stars Big Nate is a popular book series for boys – and The Crowd Goes Wild! is right up there with all the others. Recommended readers: 8-10 year olds 0r grades 2-4 Boys usually who like to read Captain Underpants, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and other boy stuff Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for … Continue reading Children’s Review: Big Nate: The Crowd Goes Wild

Top 10 Books That Influenced Me

I was challenged to list the top 10 books that I felt like had an impact on my life. Apologies in advance to those expecting to see a list of classics and literature. I’m an unabashed escapist reader – and most of my books reflect that. Here’s my list: Gone with the Wind. An unhappy ending? Those didn’t exist until I read this. Not to … Continue reading Top 10 Books That Influenced Me

Children’s Review: Geronimo Stilton SpaceMice #2

Available Now: Geronimo Stilton Spacemice #2: You’re Mine, Captain! *** 3/5 stars Geronimo Stilton Space Mice #2 Recommended readers: 8-10 year olds 0r grades 2-4 Boys usually who like to read Captain Underpants, Diary of a Wimpy Kid and other boy stuff Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM RYDER: Ryder is 8 years old and starting 3rd grade. He … Continue reading Children’s Review: Geronimo Stilton SpaceMice #2

More books for kids: Pete the Cat

Do you know about Pete the Cat?  If you don’t, you should.  He’s an unruffled cool cat and he sings groovy songs.  You can even sing along! He’s got magic sunglasses, four groovy buttons, white shoes, and he rocks in them.  Check him out!   And if that’s not enough, you can learn to read with him too:   Continue reading More books for kids: Pete the Cat

Top 10 Books for Toddlers/Preschoolers

School’s back! And our kids will start getting into the reading spirit. For those with toddlers and preschoolers … or even those with infants and babies on the way: Below are my son Ryder’s favorite books as a toddler and during his preschool years (ages 2-5).  These may be a little boy-centric … and reading is such a personal thing even for little ones that yours … Continue reading Top 10 Books for Toddlers/Preschoolers

More Books for Kids: We love…

BABY LIT! by Jennifer Adams, art by Allison Oliver If you haven’t already, check out these fabulous primers on classic literature for babies and kids.  From Sherlock Holmes to Pride and Prejudice, from counting to colors, the concepts are basic and fun, and the illustrations are wonderful. Visit the creator’s site here. Continue reading More Books for Kids: We love…

We love children’s books too!

If you’re a reader and a mother, like us here at Books for Her, you are probably working to turn your kids into readers as well. If you have thoughts on the top books for kids, including classics of course, but especially anything new, we want to hear them!  We would like to post lists of top books for kids. In the meantime, check out … Continue reading We love children’s books too!