Browsing Category : Picture Books

Kids Like Big Books and I Cannot Lie


Kids like big books and I cannot lie.  Without a doubt the size of the present under the tree is important.  The younger the child, the more important the measurements.  My mother in law boasts a “Santa Bag” with significantly large dimensions, and each grandchild secretly hopes that their gift will come in said bag.  Usually that means that books…

When a Yawn Gets Loose


Today I have a book that shows kids the danger of when a yawn gets loose.  No doubt about it … yawns are catching and if you are trying to stay up all night they will always hunt you down. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss…

Teach Kids About Diwali


Now is the time to teach kids about Diwali.  The main festival is celebrated on Wednesday, November 7 but Diwali actually last five days and the first day starts today! You would know that if you read the book I am profiling below!  Simon and Shuster sent me the latest in their series Celebrate the World and it is a wonderful…

Girl Power Meets Horsepower


In this book, girl power meets horsepower.  This is about Princesses who like to compete and whose goal is to win the race.  No Billy Goats Gruff can stand in her way, no Knights can charge their way through.  Giving up is not an option. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram or by email…

Remind Kids That They Can Be Reflective


Today I have a book that will remind kids that they can be reflective.  This latest by Tomie dePaola was sent to me by Simon Kids and it is a winner.  While I usually gush over the silliest of books there is something to be said for ones that slow us down and remind us that busy isn’t always better. Don’t…

Book Toddlers Will Eat Up


Today I have a book toddlers will eat up.  Simon and Schuster sent me a copy of this giant board book and I wasn’t quite sure what to expect.  I had never read the authors other titles, but the sheer size of this one intrigued me immediately.  I read it out loud to get the full effect and knew after…

Dia de los Muertos


Simon and Schuster sent me Dia de los Muertos, a book from their new board book series Celebrate the World.  Other titles include Ramadan, Diwali and Lunar New Year.  I chose to share this one with you because I think these books are well done and a fabulous way to share holidays around the globe with your kids. Don’t forget…

Must Read Back to School Book


Today I have a must read back to school book!  It isn’t very often I fall in love with the back to school fare that’s offered.  My favorites continue to be School’s First Day of School and First Day Jitters.  But now we have a noteworthy addition that hits all the right notes.  Dare I say kids will eat this…

Charming Book About a Rock?


This is a charming book about a rock?  Yup, even this small grey mineral can be the star of the show.  The best part is that she can use her flexibility and imagination to become even more than a rock because this is how she rolls. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email…

We All Deserve Love


Today I have a picture book that shows kids that we all deserve love!  It seems fitting to profile this book right after Mother’s Day.  I mean our kids are not always at their best but we love them through it all, even when they are little stinkers! Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by…