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*GIFT IDEAS*: The Family Booklist
posted by Amy (and a little Sheri)

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GIFT IDEAS: THE FAMILY BOOKLIST

FOR SMALL ONES

Board books that never bore kids (we make no promises about what they do to adults around the 3500th reading):


In the picture book category:

Mo Willems (of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus fame) has a new book out:

Always a fave:

Bunny Cakes stars Max and Ruby before they had their own TV show, is a book my daughter has asked to read for the past three years, along with every other book in the Max and Ruby series:

The only other books she's loved that long are the Maisy books:

For kids of all ages:

Poetry Speaks to Children comes with an illustrated hardback book of poetry and a CD of the authors reading their poems:

For newer readers:

The Oliver and Amanda books:

The beloved Little Bear books:

Arnold Lobel's truly excellent Frog and Toad books:

The hilarious Happy Hocky Family books:

For reluctant and avid readers alike:



We've noticed that anything Dav Pilkey writes get read and reread in our house:

For younger independent readers:

The Ready, Freddy series:

The Junie B. Jones series:

Diary of a Spider, sequel to the very funny Diary of a Worm, is another one we like around here:

Wells' Bunny Planet series is just the ticket for any terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad days a person might encounter:

The perfect gift for kids ages 3-8 who think potty humor is the height of sophistication (in other words, all kids):

For kids ages 6-12 whose parents think they might just scream if they have to read another Magic Treehouse book, author Mary Pope Osborne's got another series:

To read aloud or for older independent readers:


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