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How to Explore Nature with Your Children

It’s finally spring, and Little Critter is heading outside to explore! In Little Critter: Exploring the Outdoors, Little Critter and his classmates take a field trip into the woods to study their natural surroundings. The change of season can make it easier to get outside with your kids too, and …

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The Story Behind Everyone’s Favorite Little Yellow Puppy, Biscuit

Guest post by author Alyssa Satin Capucilli Growing up in Brooklyn, NY, I always dreamed of having a puppy. Through weekly trips to the public library, my puppy existed in the many books and stories I read voraciously. But with one story the librarian pressed into my hands, I felt …

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Benefits of Reading Aloud: How Storytime Can Teach Early Literacy

Benefits of Reading Aloud

Reading aloud with your child has a ton of benefits. Some developmental experts even suggest that it sets them up for success later in life. Among other things, reading aloud can help improve vocabulary, encourage empathy, and aid in social and emotional development. It can also help prepare them to …

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Why Amelia Bedelia is Still So Iconic After Five Decades

Did you know that the first Amelia Bedelia books were published over fifty years ago? That means the eccentric housekeeper has been teaching children and adults the original use of the word “literally” for half of a century! While the original books are still just as relevant and popular as …

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Why Danny the Dinosaur is One of the Best Dinosaur Books for Kids

There are a lot of dinosaur books out there. One of our absolute favorites is Danny and the Dinosaur, which has been popular for more than fifty years! The duo has definitely earned their spot on the list of classic children’s books. Here are four reasons why we think that …

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Things I Learned from Biscuit – Guest Post by the Author

Guest post from Biscuit author Alyssa Satin Capucilli to celebrate Biscuit’s 20th anniversary “Dear Alyssa Satin Capucilli, I think you should write a Biscuit book called, Biscuit Learns How to Read.” So begins a letter I received after visiting with first grade students recently. Although the young author goes on …

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4 Ways to Get Your Child Excited About Kindergarten

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If you have a child entering kindergarten this fall, they may be feeling a bit anxious about the new experience. Even if your child rocks transitions, kindergarten is a big step, both for them and for you! Whether this will be their first time in school, or if they’re old …

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Try Reading Aloud – To Your Pets!

Parents, caretakers, and educators all know the importance of reading together early and consistently. But sometimes even the most eager young reader can get stuck or feel self-conscious about their ability. What’s an adult to do? Try reading to your pets!

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