Category: LBYR blog

Book Chat with Muhammad & Nora

Your videos and messages have been broadcast around the world, on screens big and small. What inspired you to write a book about your experiences?

The Wackiest Picture Books with the BEST Messages

Do you ever pick up a book and wonder, “How did someone ever come up with this idea?” The premise is so absurd and strange that only one word comes…

Picture Books All About Colors

I’m going to let you in on a secret… I don’t have a favorite color. *GASP* I KNOW...

Grandparents’ Day Picture Book Roundup

Grandparents’ Day is right around the corner, and we recommend celebrating in style. Picture book style, that is...

Books with Giving Tree Vibes

Bittersweet and impactful, The Giving Tree has made its mark on children’s literature. No matter how you interpret it, there’s no arguing that it has become an iconic work of…

Best Friends for Emerging Readers

Learning to read is a rite of passage that can be both challenging and undeniably exhilarating, and no budding bookworm should have to go at it alone. There is nothing…

Picture Book Bios of Living Legends

One of my very favorite classes in school was history. I loved learning about important figures who helped shape the world we know today, who have made incredible accomplishments and…

You’re Never Too Old—or Too Young—for Fairy Tales!

A wise teacher once said, “Fairy tales are much more than silly bedtime stories. The solution to almost every problem imaginable can be found in the outcome of a fairy…

Feathered Friends in Picture Books

Pick a Mythology, Get a Book Rec

Picture Books About Being American

Dolly-isms to Inspire Kids!

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