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Picture Book Pass It On

In All, Books, Uncategorized by Matthew Winner1 Comment

When I learned nearly 2/3 of children from low income households do not own books, I was moved to take action. I created the initiative, Picture Book Pass it On to get quality books to kids in need. I’m a children’s author and mom, and I believe we should never underestimate the power of a picture book. I believe one book can make a difference in the life of a child. November is Picture Book Month. I welcome you to celebrate the power of picture books and accept the PBPiO call to action.

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Picture Book Month

In All, Books by Matthew Winner0 Comments

Around the world, schools, libraries, booksellers, and book lovers are coming together to celebrate the print picture book during the month of November. Now in its fifth year, the initiative is a viral phenomenon and was even featured on Oprah.com. Thousands joined the celebration creating Picture Book Month events across the United States as well as in Australia, Canada, Hungary, India, Jamaica, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom.

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12 Picture Books for a Dozen Milestones in Kids’ Lives

In All, Books by Danielle Davis1 Comment

One of the beauties of picture books is how they can meet a child right where she is. Learning to ride a bike? There’s a picture book for that. Anticipating a new family member? There’s a picture book for that too. Books let us know, adult and kid readers alike, that someone else has gone through the same thing. So if you’re celebrating one of these dozen milestones with a child, we hope one of these dozen books will come in handy.

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Storytime: Aliens!

In All, Books, Storytime by Carter Higgins0 Comments

If there’s a kid out there who isn’t interested in what else is out there, I haven’t met him. Gather up this bunch of books about our favorite extraterrestrials, and round up your littles for some alien fun.

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Then and Now: The Little House and Little Tree

In All, Books, Then and Now by Carter Higgins0 Comments

The thing about picture books is that they can stick in your heart and your brain and become an actual memory, a feeling, and a true part of your childhood. In this series, we’ll take a look at picture books of the past and relive those memories through modern picture books. Let’s make connections between then and now.