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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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Emotional Picture Books: Picture Books about Feelings

Posted by Erin M. Children experience a range of emotions every day. They can go from happy to frustrated to angry in mere moments, and every child experiences and expresses their emotions differently. Helping children understand and communicate those emotions … Continue reading

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Find the Zoo at the Library!

A visit to the zoo is a great family outing during the summer months, and sharing a book or two with your kids before, during, or after your visit can be a great way to infuse literacy and learning into … Continue reading

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