Yes, we all love toys, but might there be alternatives to give as gifts?We think so, and of course we think the better gift is a book. Our friends at Brightly agree – Read on for their opinion – 10 Times When a Book Is a Better Gift Than a Toy. Continue reading When a Book Is a Better Gift Than a Toy
Wonder is a glorious exploration of the nature of friendship, tenacity, fear, and most importantly, kindness. A moving read for both kids and adults, it’s a story of one boy’s journey of self-acceptance and an examination of how the ordinary can sometimes be extraordinary.
You’ll like Wonder if you like books with unusual, unique main characters facing difficult challenges or obstacles in their lives. If you’ve read and enjoyed Freak the Mighty, The Thing About Georgie, and/or Schooled, you might love Wonder. It’s also a great book for anyone looking to expand their horizons, challenge their perceptions, or be inspired.
Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka and Mae Barnett is my children’s book pick for February. This book is amazing, ridiculous, and a unique read! Illustrator Matthew Myers does an incredible job drawing two overlapping stories on each page. Battle Bunny is for kids who enjoyed Mr. Tiger Goes Wild, Mo’s Mustache, Mr. Wuffles, and Do Not Open This Book.