Children are more likely to sleep earlier as the day gets shorter. In order to help shift from summer to winter easier, we’ve found some great novels, both fiction and non-fiction that are sure to entertain and stimulate children’s minds during their bedtime reading and cuddles. FICTION (picture books) “Be Good, Peanut Butter” written by Nicole Helget, illustrated by Erin McClean (River Horse Children’s Books, $1.) Minnesotan Helget is an author for both children and adults. He is a resident of a Minnesota farm, and is an advisor and manuscript coach.
He’s hungry and curious, so he runs around looking for adventure. The dog even has a new friend. He realises that the day is coming to an end and has to hurry home in search of his kids. Illustration McClean living in Northern Ireland, loves drawing adorable, lively characters as well as incorporating bright colors and traditional texture into her art. Renee Bolla’s “Finding Bunny” with illustrations from Jess Bircham. (Independently published. The cost is $.
Elle is very close to Bunny her closest friend. However, when Mom goes away and Dad becomes the sole caregiver, Bunny’s not there. Just when Elle’s tears begin, Mom comes home and removes Bunny from the washing machine. Bolla an author from Minneapolis, has written this charming tale for children everywhere who loves stuffys can be able to relate to. Bolla, an author from Minneapolis left her job as an executive at a retail store to pursue her goals of self-publishing author. She’s currently writing books for her three daughters. They’re easy to read and clean, making these books appropriate for kids.
Matty Caron’s debut novel “Finding Bunny” is a unique story that was influenced by his real-life experiences. This story was written in honor of David Hietpas’ memory. It tells the story of a young child who is afraid of the dark. He is taken in a journey with a daisy, a mushroom and an eagle and Wolf. It is not an easy to read, however young readers will find it easy to connect with the protagonist’s successes and challenges.
Bill Tierney’s art works are suitable for children who have reached school age. They are very similar to the photographs. “Sprinkles” is written by Allison Wood, illustrated by Samuel Waddle (Independently published, cost $. hardcover, $. Paperback is a gorgeous story about Julia and her dad walking into the bakery to pick out doughnuts for breakfast just before Grandma gets there. Julia is able to pick her favorite doughnut from the baker . She chooses “the pretty, pink, sprinkled lovely” one. She eats her dessert and discovers sprinkles everywhere, even on her pet.
Wood is an elementary English Learner Teacher at St. Paul Public Schools. Illustrations in this text match the cheerful theme of the book. The Minnesota-based Free Spirit Publishing is an brand of Teacher Created Materials and the most renowned publisher of educational tools designed to support children’s emotional, psychological, and educational requirements. The three Free Spirit books published this year ($.-$.fulfill this mission. “You Are Wondering All The Time,” written by child-development expert Deborah Farmer Kris and illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin is the latest addition to the series.
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Children who are past kindergarten age should enjoy Bill Tierney’s paintings, which are almost like photographs. “Sprinkles” is written by Allison Wood, illustrated by Samuel Waddle (Independently published, $. hardcover, $. paperback , is a lovely novel that tells of Julia and her dad taking a walk to the bakery on a beautiful day for doughnuts to eat before Grandma is due to arrive. Julia gets to choose her favorite doughnut from her baker. She chooses to go with the “pretty sparkling, pink” one. She eats the treat in her home and sprinkles appear everywhere.