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What 26 Classic Kids' Books Are REALLY About

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.12.2013 | Parents

Dan Wilbur, creator of the blog Better Book Titles, has a special type of laser vision: he looks at popular books and sees straight through to the (so...

21 Great Reads For Back-To-School Season

Posted 09.05.2013 | Parents

HuffPost Blogger Devon Corneal is done. She's gone to every park, planned every playdate, caught a million lightning bugs, eaten every flavor of popsi...

More Children's Books Rush Limbaugh Should Write

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Comedy Editors | Posted 09.05.2013 | Comedy

Rush Limbaugh is releasing a children's book. No, that part's not a joke. Limbaugh's book, entitled Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Tr...

The 15 Greatest Kid Detectives

Jordan B. Nielsen | Posted 11.04.2013 | Books
Jordan B. Nielsen

Are you raising an aspiring super-sleuth? Is the young reader in your life a code-cracking, baddy-busting, fiend-foiling, eagle-eyed P.I.? Then look no further because this round up includes some of the most quick-witted kid detectives of children's literature.

Emma Mustich

How Much Do We Know About The Media Our Kids Consume?

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Mustich | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents

When bad news dominates the headlines, as it has so often over the past few months, we find ourselves asking a frighteningly familiar question: how ca...

The Ultimate Summer Reading List For Kids

Posted 06.21.2013 | Parents

Summer has officially started -- and while there are a variety of ways to keep kids occupied after the classroom doors clang shut, it's crucial to str...

LeVar Burton's Favorite Children's Books

Posted 06.17.2013 | Books

Reading Rainbow presenter LeVar Burton stopped by the HuffPost Live studio recently to share his favorite children's books. Check it out above!...

9 Kids' Books With Powerfully Useful Life-Lessons

Lauren Cahn | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Lauren Cahn

When children's literature is done right, it connects with us on some visceral, primal level -- somewhere beyond conscious thought -- delivering foundational life lessons that shape us into the people we become and remain imprinted on us throughout our lives.

Are Some Kids' Books Healthier Than Others?

AP | Posted 06.03.2013 | Parents

By LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – Leslie Patricelli didn't keep junk food in the house when her three kids were toddlers, but th...

Edgar Awards Also Has Books for Kids (Video)

Rocco Staino | Posted 07.13.2013 | Books
Rocco Staino

Each year over 500 writers and lovers of mysteries gather in New York City for a black-tie evening to celebrate the winners of the Edgar Awards. However, few lovers of children and young adult books realize that the awards also honors authors in those fields.

9 Books to Get Kids Hooked on Reading for Life

Common Sense Media | Posted 07.03.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

From the classics to more recent must-reads, fantasy to funny, these essential books will engage, entertain and maybe even enlighten kids and teens.

Bayne Gibby, Actor, Releases Children's Book, You Mean the World to Me

Leslie Hendry | Posted 06.19.2013 | Books
Leslie Hendry

When I came across on Facebook the book's cover of an illustrated sweet orange mama cat hugging her baby blue kitten with the title You Mean the World to Me, it grabbed my attention.

Travel The World With Children's Books (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 04.12.2013 | Books

From childhood, books help us travel in our minds. But many of our favorite children's books can inspire actual travel. Cheapflights.co.uk and Neomam ...

Celebrate Jackie Robinson With a Book

Rocco Staino | Posted 06.03.2013 | Books
Rocco Staino

What better way to celebrate the opening of major league baseball's 2013 season, the release of bioepic film 42 and Jackie Robinson Day than reading a book with a kid.

8 New Picture Books To Pick Up This Month

Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents

Here in the northeast, Spring is finally here which means it's time to clear out the winter cobwebs with picture books! HuffPost blogger Devon Cornea...

9 Quirky Kids' Books That Celebrate Spring

Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents

So what if there are still the odd piles of snow on the ground? HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal is convinced spring is just around the corner, and is r...

37 Books That Teach Kids About Race

Kristen Howerton | Posted 04.30.2013 | Parents
Kristen Howerton

As Black History Month comes to a close, I thought I would share some resources for talking to kids about racism, in terms of both the historical context of our country and the present-day issues of prejudice.

Nanny Emma's Picks: The Best Books for Kids, Part II (ages 6-10)

Emma Jenner | Posted 04.27.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

There's something magical about going into a bookshop or library with a child who's just learning to read by herself. The sense of wonder is infectious, and you can almost see new ideas popping up as children excitedly survey the shelves and reach out to the books that call to them.

Children Authors & Illustrators Help Bring Normalcy to Sandy Hook Elementary School

Rocco Staino | Posted 04.21.2013 | Books
Rocco Staino

Twelve children's authors and illustrators traveled to the Sandy Hook Elementary School to participate in the school's first assembly program. This came about through the diligent effort of Marc Tyler Nobleman, author of more than 70 books.

6 Adorable, Instant Classic Valentine's Day Storybooks

Posted 02.14.2013 | Parents

HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal hasn’t had the best luck trying to explain the concept of Valentine’s Day to her 5-year-old son. “All he really c...

Nanny Emma's Picks: The Best Books for Kids, Part I (ages 1-6)

Emma Jenner | Posted 04.13.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

It's hard to tell which recently published books will stand the test of time, but in my decades of experience as a nanny, I've learned what to look for: Books that are designed to be read with children, not to them. Here are some of my recent favorites.

8 Books To Help Teach Your Kids About Black History Month

Posted 02.03.2013 | Parents

These eight children’s books, recommended by HuffPost Blogger Devon Corneal, are great ways to celebrate Black History Month and President’s Day w...

8 Quirky Books To Read With Kids This Month

Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents

HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal has made exactly one New Year's resolution. "I am only going to read books I like this year. If I don't like a book, I ...

PHOTOS: Babar's Legacy

Laurent de Brunhoff | Posted 02.17.2013 | Books
Laurent de Brunhoff

Babar was born in 1931 when I was 6 and my brother Mathieu was 5.

9 Mesmerizing True Stories Kids Will Love

Devon Corneal | Posted 01.05.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I want to read books with my son that expose him to history and the men and women who changed it. I want to feed his curiosity about time past and help him understand bygone eras. Luckily, there are a slew of fantastic options available to do precisely that.