Breathe Like a Bear

Breathe Like a Bear   by Kira Willey Have you heard of mindfulness meditation?  From some corners, it can sound rather highbrow.  From other corners, it sounds trendy.  From still others it might even sound spiritual.  From any corner, it sounds complicated, time consuming, and definitely too abstract for children.  Right?  Well, Kira Willey’s book […]

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Black? White! Day? Night!: A Book of Opposites

  Black? White! Day? Night!   by Lara Vaccaro Seeger A wonderful picture book of opposites.  Only one word per page.  Full page pictures that are bold, uncluttered and perfectly illustrate the concepts.  Each well-constructed picture-page flips up to reveal its opposite picture.  Great for little ones and for children who do better with a […]

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Did You Hear What I Heard? Poems About School

Did You Hear What I Heard?  Poems About School   Written by Kay Winters, illustrations by Patrice Barton A delightful introduction to poetry for children, with a relatable theme: elementary school.  These poems cover all the basic school-day experiences: the bustle of breakfast and getting out of the door, the arrival at school, subjects, friends, […]

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