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Favorite Picture Books of 2017

The “Best Books of the Year” lists are out in abundance, and your Children’s Librarians from the Seattle Public Library are eager to share some of their favorite books of the year as well. Picture books will always be my … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Turkey

What do you call it when it rains turkeys?  Fowl Weather (of course!) Most times, these ungainly strutting birds get no respect, not even as dinner’s main course. Take the Butterball Turkey Helpline—most new cooks are baffled by such a … Continue reading

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Tears and Fears: Making Sense of Emotions with Kids

Helping your little one recognize and respond to the tumult of emotions they may be experiencing at any given time is no easy task, especially during the full wrath of a grocery-store tantrum! Taking time to name your child’s feelings … Continue reading

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Oh the Hilarity!

~posted by Jenny C. It’s been a while since I shared my favorite silly picture books with you, and I have a whole new crop of ridiculous and delightful picks! McToad Mows Tiny Island by Tom Angleberger This book is both completely … Continue reading

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Have You Seen These Yeti?

~posted by Amy Yeti has become the creature to feature in both picture books and children’s fiction. The trend started slowly in 2013 with the picture book The Boy who Cried, Bigfoot!, followed by Yeti, Turn Out the Light! and the chapter book … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss Day – Words for Little Human Beans

Rhymes that make eyeballs roll back in their sockets! Celebrating a truer than true Happy Birthday to… Dr. Seuss! Born March 2, 1904, wordsmithing, Pulitzer-prize winning, and one of America’s most read authors, Theodor Seuss Geisel would have been a … Continue reading

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Seattle Public Library’s Favorite Picture Books of 2014

Posted by Erin M. Can we all take a moment to celebrate the magic of a picture book? I am constantly amazed by the artistic and literary talent brought out in what is perhaps my favorite book format. The interplay … Continue reading

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