The Best Children’s Books of 2017, According to Kids
The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids and, yes, you too. Don't forget to add these top parenting books to Mom and Dad's reading list as well. It's hard to be a kid and a grown-up for that matter. In this cautionary tale, Marigold aims to impress her classmates by bringing an alligator to show and tell. Despite their difference in size and, well, extinction , preschoolers have a special kind of kinship with dinosaurs. Read it alongside your middle schooler.
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A pregnant mother prepares her child for the arrival of a sibling, highlighting all the good things to look forward to ie not the tantrums or the sharing. Picturebooks are a handy way to explain your bump to the rest of the family. Quirky imagination and wry humour make this a wonderful book for fussy eaters. Disgruntled Barry Bennett wishes he had better parents fun ones who let him do what he wants. Funny, smart and unpredictable.