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Little Library: Girls Take the Lead

“Here’s to strong women, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.”– Author Unknown

We love books that share stories and adventures of strong, inspiring and brave girls and women. Vienna has been flying through the Princess in Black series— I highly recommend this series if your kids are starting Chapter books! The list below includes a range of books- from fictional tales, to biographies of incredible women, to inspiring messages.

We hope you enjoy this little collection as much as we do!

Dear Girl Amy Krouse Rosenthal
An inspiring book written as a letter for the special girl in your life; a gentle reminder that she’s powerful, strong, and holds a valuable place in the world.

Little Dreamers Visionary Women from Around the World Vashti Harrison
This beautifully illustrated book shares the stories of 35 women creators around the world, from writers to inventors to artists and scientists.

Little Leaders Bold Women in Black History  Vashti Harrison
This book shares the stories of 18 women trailblazing women in American history, including heroes, role models, and everyday women who did extraordinary things to make the world better for generations of girls and women to come.

Little People Big Dreams Women in Art Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara
This set from the Little People Big Dreams series shares the stories of three incredible women who worked in the arts and changed the world: Frida Kahlo, Coco Chanel, and Audrey Hepburn.

The Princess in Black  Shannon Hale
Who says princesses don’t wear black? This fun series is all about an undercover Princess who ditches her dresses and becomes the monster fighting Princess in Black. Save yourself time & money and just buy the whole series up front– it’s that good!

Check out more of our favourite books in our Little Library section, including 5 Books about love and life!

Easter Books for Kids

I’m excited to share this list of Easter books– perfect for primary school aged children. With some fan favourites like Pete the Cat and Fancy Nancy, plus some sneaky ways to catch the Easter Bunny, it’s sure to get your kids excited for Easter! We love the book an Egg is Quiet– it’s filled with interesting facts about all sorts of eggs. I hope your kids love these books as much as mine do!

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Christmas Book Advent Calendar for Kids

Christmas Book Advent

It’s no secret we love holiday books– we have a collection for each holiday of the year! Our Christmas collection has grown so large that I put together a Christmas book advent calendar! Below are 24 of our favourite Christmas books that are perfect for counting down to Christmas with children. Opening one book each day makes for a very special Christmas story time all December long.  Continue Reading

Halloween Bookshelf Favourites

Halloween Bookshelf

One of our favourite ways to celebrate the holidays is with books, and our Halloween book collection is definitely a family favourite! This collection is perfect for kids aged kindergarten and up. These books are filled with fun story lines, little mysteries, and beautiful illustrations. And, it’s no surprise that two ballerina zombie books make the list– chosen by Miss V of course!

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Little Library: Book Based Play with Feelings

Book activities for kids

We are back for another round of #bookishplay, this week we are focusing on feelings with one of our all-time favourite books, The Pout Pout Fish! If you’ve checked out our Little Library section you’ll know that my girls love books. We’ve joined a movement on instagram (@mamawrites) to inspire young readers to have fun with the books they read through play!

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Little Library: Easter Books for Babies

Easter Books for Baby

Today we are sharing five Easter books that are great for babies aged 0-2. These books are filled with simple rhymes, fun songs, and bright colors– perfect for story time with your littlest reader!

Easter is often filled with candy and treats, but we think books are the perfect simple gift to give. We have always include an Easter book in our baskets and we know if will get lots of use and enjoyment. The girls are always excited for a new book! Win-win in my books! 😉 And for kids a little bit older, be sure to check out our preschool Easter book list.

Happy reading and Happy Easter! xo

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Little Library: Easter Books for Preschoolers

Easter Books for Preschoolers

Happy spring, Happy Easter! This Easter book collection is perfect for kids ages four and up. These books offer a mixture of fun, meaningful, and engaging content that is perfect preschool-age children. My oldest daughter and I love to read these books together one-on-one. We talk about friendship and inclusion while reading the book Cat and Bunny, create a fun story and guess what’s coming next in the book Egg, and look for spring animal babies in the Baby Easter Bunny.

These books are perfect for adding to your kids’ Easter basket, and we love having a growing collection of Easter books for our bookshelf! We hope you enjoy these sweet Easter reads! xo

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Little Library: Valentine’s Books for Babies

Valentines books for Babies

We love to read about love and kindness, and these Valentines books are perfect to read with babies ages 0-2, particularly since they feature the things that a baby’s whole world revolves around: Mommy, Daddy, and lot’s of hugs and kisses! We also love giving books for gifts, and these make the perfect gift for your littlest Valentine!

Happy Reading! xo

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