Tag Archives: Children’s Literature (Literary Genre)

Mrs. P's 7th Annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest Theme Announced

Mrs. P's 7th Annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest Theme Announced

Mrs. P shares the theme of her K-4 annual Be-a-Famous Writer Contest. Watch it to learn how your class you enter. The contest is made possible by Mackin Educational Resources, Tales2GO, FableVIsion Learning & Powell’s Books. hello it's mrs. P and this year for my 7th annual be a famous writer contest the topic is pets oh I love a good story about animals don't you I have 1547 pets… Read Article →

Author Judy Schachner Introduces Dewey Bob

Author Judy Schachner Introduces Dewey Bob

Dewey Bob Crockett is a durn cute raccoon who lives by himself in a house filled to the brim with the wonderful objects he collects. Buttons, wheels, furniture and bricabrac adorn his cozy quarters and keep him busy as he finds and fixes, turning trash into treasures. But there’s something missing from Dewey’s collections—a friend! He tries gathering up some critters and bringing them home in his shopping cart, but… Read Article →

Willow Finds a Way

Willow Finds a Way

Willow Finds a Way is a wonderful book that can help kids learn about how bullies control others. Sometimes, bullies seem nice, but you should never let anyone become a boss over you. Willow Finds a Way is written by Lana Button and is illustrated by Tania Howells. Copyright Lana Buttons. Published by Kids Can Press. If you enjoyed this audiobook, share it with others, especially teachers and parents. If… Read Article →

Seven Stars of Matariki read by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins.

Seven Stars of Matariki read by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins.

Reading of the Seven Stars of Matariki, by the author, Toni Rolleston-Cummins. This video was made by Wellington City Libraries, in association with Huia Publishers, all rights reserved. Ko Te Arawa, ko Ngai Te Rangi, Ko Ngāti Ranginui ngā iwi, ko Toni Cummins tōku ingoa. I wrote the Seven stars of Matariki when I was living in Maketū and I wrote it for the tamariki that I taught, a year… Read Article →

Australian Dads read: I Think I’m A Poof

Australian Dads read: I Think I’m A Poof

AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE NOW AT www.ITHINKIMAPOOF.com One dollar from each copy sold being donated to QLife, Australia’s first nationally-oriented youth helpline for LGBTI people. Written by Samuel Leighton-Dore (@samleightondore) Illustrated by Lucy Adelaide Music –“Hold On” by Sons of The East www.ithinkimapoof.com Publisher/Distribution Shinystars Pty Ltd [email protected] #ithinkimapoof

Marianne Dubuc, 2014 Canada Council laureate - Governor General's Literary Awards

Marianne Dubuc, 2014 Canada Council laureate – Governor General's Literary Awards

Please like this video and subscribe to support the arts in Canada. Marianne Dubuc is a 2014 winner of the Governor General’s Literary Awards for “Le lion et l’oiseau” (category: Children’s literature – illustration) The Canada Council for the Arts funds, administers and promotes the Governor General’s Literary Awards, Canada’s oldest and most prestigious literary awards program with a total value of $450,000. This year’s best books The Canada Council… Read Article →

Top 10 Notable Children’s Authors

Top 10 Notable Children’s Authors

Follow Us! The best children’s books are written by authors who know how to entertain, surprise, and engage readers while teaching us timeless lessons about life. At Writer’s Relief (www.WritersRelief.com), we know that, whether you’re five years old or fifty-five and counting, the best children’s authors can show you friendship, bravery, and adventure in ways that are imaginative and memorable. Writer’s Relief has compiled a list of the top 10… Read Article →

Fiction Book Genres - What Is Fantasy

Fiction Book Genres – What Is Fantasy

Visit for a one-sheet poster description and definition of fantasy: What are fantasy books? What are the elements of fantasy? Most chapter books belong to a literary genre called fiction, but we sometimes split those into more specific book genres, like fantasy fiction. This video helps explain what are fantasy books and what is the fantasy genre for kids and elementary students (and teachers) studying literature genres, using animated motion… Read Article →

Aladdin | Short Story for Kids read by How To Be A Dad | Story Time

Aladdin | Short Story for Kids read by How To Be A Dad | Story Time

Kids will love this short story about Aladdin – a poor boy who accidentally discovers a Genie in a magic lamp. Join How2beadad as he reads this amazing short story for kids. Love this fairy tale? Subscribe to Toddler Fun Learning and Ladybird Aladdin is available to buy on Amazon here Visit How2beadad’s YouTube Channel Watch Topsy and Tim next: Story Time is a series developed by Toddler Fun Learning… Read Article →

Fiction Book Genres - What Is Science Fiction

Fiction Book Genres – What Is Science Fiction

Visit for a one-sheet poster description and definition of science fiction: What are science fiction books? What are the elements of science fiction? Most chapter books belong to a literary genre called fiction, but we sometimes split those into more specific book genres, like science fiction, also known as sci-fi. This video helps explain what are science fiction books and what is the science fiction genre for kids and elementary… Read Article →

Award winning children's book author Jewell Parker Rhodes discusses historical fiction.

Award winning children's book author Jewell Parker Rhodes discusses historical fiction.

Jewell Parker Rhodes has always loved reading and writing stories. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she now teaches creative writing at Arizona State University. She also travels globally teaching creative writing to middle grade, high school, and college students, and helping her ASU students experience and teach in such global settings as China, Singapore, and Wales. Jewell Parker Rhodes is the Piper Endowed Chair and founding artistic director of the Virginia… Read Article →