Tag Archives: books for kids

Mrs. P's 6th Annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest

Mrs. P's 6th Annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest

Calling all teachers! My 6th annual writing contest is made for the classroom. Use as a class project. Your school wins books in ever format: digital, audio and of course, real books! from our great sponsors. Real books from Buy Preferred & Powells, Audiobook license from Tales2Go, Digital Books from myOn Reader, & the story turned into a real book for your school library thanks to Polka Dots Publishing. oh… Read Article →

🐨 Kids Book Read Aloud: KOALA LOU by Mem Fox and Pamela Lofts

🐨 Kids Book Read Aloud: KOALA LOU by Mem Fox and Pamela Lofts

Koala Lou used to get all of her mother’s love and attention until her younger siblings came along! Now her mother is so busy she forgets to tell her how much she loves her. Koala Lou thinks if she does something absolutely amazing, she’ll hear those loving words from her mother once again. Let’s see what idea she comes up with as we read together! KOALA LOU Written by Mem… Read Article →

[Special Effects] The Rainbow Fish | Read Aloud Books for Children

[Special Effects] The Rainbow Fish | Read Aloud Books for Children

Title: The Rainbow Fish Author & Illustrator: Marcus Pfister, J. Alison James ___________________________________________________ ► Buy the book here: ___________________________________________________ The award-winning book about a colorful and beautiful fish who finds true friendship and happiness when he learns to give. Follow me as I read this wonderful story. ___________________________________________________ Benefits of Reading: 📚 📖 Stimulate your brain! Reduce stress! More knowledge! Learn new words! Improve your memory! Improve your focus and… Read Article →

Children's Books Read Aloud: Busy Boats by Peter Lippman on Once Upon A Story

Children's Books Read Aloud: Busy Boats by Peter Lippman on Once Upon A Story

Today’s children’s book read aloud is Busy Boats by Peter Lippman on Once Upon A Story. Great for preschool storytime or a bedtime story. Purchase the book on Amazon (affiliate link): Boats have been used for a long time and there are many different kinds of boats that are used for different things. Busy Boats. Written and illustrated by Peter Lippman. Random House, Inc. 1977. If you are looking for… Read Article →

Dorothy Stacy (Historical Fiction Author-Erie Canal Cousins) interview on the Hangin With Web Show

Dorothy Stacy (Historical Fiction Author-Erie Canal Cousins) interview on the Hangin With Web Show

Meet Dorothy Stacy, Children’s Author, Publisher and self-styled “Historyteller”! Hangin With Web Show’s NewYork correspondent Allyson Ingerham interviews Dorothy regarding her book series that help to present history to children (and adults) in a fun and interesting way through stories filled with adventure! As Dorothy herself says, “History should be enjoyed not dreaded!” Dorothy Stacy on the Web: Face Book: The Hangin With Web Show is the internet’s best web… Read Article →

Chris Ferrie - Quantum Physics for Babies

Chris Ferrie – Quantum Physics for Babies

In a recent survey, nearly 1 in 3 Americans said they would rather clean a toilet than do a single math problem. Tell someone on the street that you are a physicist, or worse, a mathematician, and you’ll be acknowledged with a “I hated math in school” or “I was never any good at math.” Tell them you are a quantum physicist and you’ll be lucky if you get a… Read Article →

Penguins Make Bad Pirates | Storybook, Short Stories for Kids, Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes

Penguins Make Bad Pirates | Storybook, Short Stories for Kids, Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes

Arrrr! Desperate times calls for desperate measures, especially when your pirate ship gets stuck between two giant icebergs in the freezing Antarctic ocean. Such be the case for Captain Crabs Legs, a lonely pirate who must find a new pirate crew to help him break free and sail the seven seas, stealing pirate booty and lollipops every chance they get. Unfortunately for Captain Crab Legs, the only ones willing to… Read Article →

Writing and Telling Great Stories with Jack Gantos

Writing and Telling Great Stories with Jack Gantos

Learn how to write and tell great stories with Jack Gantos’s WRITING RADAR! The Newbery Award–winning author of Dead End in Norvelt shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical creative writing guide perfect for all kids who dream of seeing their name on the spine of a book. With the signature wit and humor that have garnered him legions of fans, Jack… Read Article →

The Emperor's New Clothes | Fairy Tales | Musical | PINKFONG Story Time for Children

The Emperor's New Clothes | Fairy Tales | Musical | PINKFONG Story Time for Children

Subscribe and watch new videos uploaded every week. ★ YouTube Channel: PINKFONG! no. 1 kids’ app chosen by 100 million children worldwide ★ Best Kids Songs & Stories [Free Download]: You are watching “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” a fairy tale retold by PINKFONG with musical songs. Subscribe to PINKFONG’s YouTube channel for hundreds of kids’ favorite songs and stories, including phonics songs, nursery rhymes, bedtime lullabies, children’s classics, fairy tales… Read Article →

Writing, Illustrating And Marketing Books For Kids With Katie Davis

Writing, Illustrating And Marketing Books For Kids With Katie Davis

Get your free Author 2.0 Blueprint at: While adult narrative fiction moves easily into the digital environment, children’s books are a different challenge. In today’s podcast interview, children’s author and illustrator Katie Davis talks about writing, illustrating and marketing. How Katie got started with writing and illustrating. Her first book came out when she was nearly 40, so it was a long journey, although she was in writing and marketing… Read Article →