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Frog & Toad and the influence they’ve had in children’s books

Frog and Toad and their influence on children's books

Over a span of 26 years, Arnold Lobel wrote and illustrated many children’s books and received many accolades, including a Caldecott Medal, two Caldecott Honors, and a Newbery Honor. He’s among a select few to have been recognized for both his illustrations and his writing. Yet, while his name resonates …

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3 Reasons Why MY FIRST I CAN READ is Perfect for Shared Reading

It’s never too early to start reading aloud to your child. As they start showing signs that they may be able to begin to read on their own , shared reading offers many benefits. Among other things, it can help improve memory retention and build their vocabulary. It can also …

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How to Ease Your Child’s Separation Anxiety

It’s normal for young children to experience separation anxiety. Whether they’re hesitant to leave you or attached to a favorite blanket/stuffed animal, kids find comfort in the familiar. There are things they’ll never outgrow (like you!) but as they enter school, they may be faced with situations in which they’ll …

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How to Help a Child Struggling with Reading

Early readers progress at all different rates. If you have a child who’s struggling with reading, the summer holidays can be a welcome break from the routine. It can also be the perfect time to help them build their literacy skills in fun ways. Here are five things you can …

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How to Improve Your Child’s Vocabulary

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Did you know that if you read to your child for 20 minutes every day, they will hear 1.8 million words per year? Just a small investment of time each day can improve their vocabulary drastically. As they start learning how to read on their own, you can actively help …

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