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Most Loved Children's Books (Infographic) - The Digital Reader

Most Loved Children's Books (Infographic) - The Digital Reader | Children's Books | Scoop.it

Most Loved Children's Books (Infographic) - The Digital Reader


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This article helped me decide on what books I needed to research when writing my book. It also showed me how important books are to young children. It was also pretty cool seeing how children's books will change in the future.

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Marita Thomson's curator insight, December 11, 2012 3:30 PM

All this needs is some Australian content - Seven Little Australians, The Magic Pudding, Shy the Platypus, Ivan Southall, Nan Chauncy, Patricia Wrightson, Graeme Base, Garth Nix, Melina Marchetta, Libby Gleeson, etcetera. Will have to sort that out some day.

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Conference on kids' cartoons is drawing experts - Manchester Evening News

Conference on kids' cartoons is drawing experts - Manchester Evening News | Children's Books | Scoop.it
Conference on kids' cartoons is drawing experts
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A cartoon conference will explore how the region's animation industry can compete on a global stage. Codgrove Hall is behind new children's animation Pip!
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This was perfect because it talked a lot about the kinds of cartoon drawings that kids like.

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The Best Places to Read and Download Educational e-Books | iGeneration - 21st Century Education

The Best Places to Read and Download Educational e-Books | iGeneration - 21st Century Education | Children's Books | Scoop.it

The Best Places to Read and Download Educational e-Books on iGeneration - 21st Century Education curated by Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) (The Best Places to Read and Download Educational e-Books - http://t.co/s9Dtzpfc...


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It's pretty cool that you no longer have to leave your house to get a new book. Although I still really like hard back copies 

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Educational Kids Books

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Educational Kids Books Reading is an important part of a children's education. Educational kids' books can help improve vocabulary, increase awareness of the world, and interest them in learning. It is vital that your children ...

Via Gary Walter
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I wanted to add an educational aspect to my book somehow and this article helped me with that.

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Bad Children's Books ( BobStaake.com )

Bad Children's Books ( BobStaake.com ) | Children's Books | Scoop.it

Satire, Humor and Visual Parody of Classic Children's Books From the 1940s Through 1960s


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More books that teach me what not to do! These are actually pretty helpful!

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A children's book editor's site: writing, illustrating, publishing children's books

A children's book editor's site: writing, illustrating, publishing children's books | Children's Books | Scoop.it
A children's book editor's site, with articles about writing, illustrating, and publishing children's books, as well as sample materials from The C.I. Guide to Publishing Children's Books.

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This article is literally just what I needed! I learned a ton about creating a book!

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Local Non-Profit Donates 2000 Children's Books, Brings Best-Selling Author to ... - Long Beach Post

Local Non-Profit Donates 2000 Children's Books, Brings Best-Selling Author to ... - Long Beach Post | Children's Books | Scoop.it
Local Non-Profit Donates 2000 Children's Books, Brings Best-Selling Author to ...

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This was inspiring article because it showed someone who was able to help kids. When I'm older I hope to be able to help kids with something as important as reading. 

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Expanding the Diversity in Children’s Books with First Book

Expanding the Diversity in Children’s Books with First Book | Children's Books | Scoop.it
Our $3 Million commitment to expanding diversity in children’s books gained wide media attention.

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This article made a very valid point. We should start not only showing diversity but other differences in people (autism, wheel chair, etc.) in children's books so kids can see this at a young age and accept it better as they get older. 

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LiveCharacter's curator insight, July 1, 2013 8:21 PM

Diversity in Children's books is one of the most important goals of our time. 

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Book News: Women Writers Dominate Children's Books, Right? Wrong. - NPR (blog)

Book News: Women Writers Dominate Children's Books, Right? Wrong. - NPR (blog) | Children's Books | Scoop.it
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Book News: Women Writers Dominate Children's Books, Right? Wrong.

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It was interesting learning that a lot of men also write children's books. Until reading this I thought that a lot of children's books were written by mothers. 

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Favorite children's books supply laughs, cherished memories - Hickory Daily Record

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Favorite children's books supply laughs, cherished memories
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Favorite children's books supply laughs, cherished memories.

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This was actually a really helpful article. I was able to find out what the most popular children's books are and learn a little more about them. I even went to the library and checked out a few of them for research. 

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John Boyne hates celebrity children's books

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In John Boyne's fourth children's novel, Stay Where You Are and Then Leave, he explores the impact of the First World War on an average English family. As he did in his Irish Book Award-winning The Boy in the

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I found his take on a children's book pretty fascinating. He made it about real problems in the world but in a way that kids could understand and enjoy it. He also made a point that children should learn something from the books they read.

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Children still enjoy tales by Dr. Seuss - Valley morning Star

Children still enjoy tales by Dr. Seuss - Valley morning Star | Children's Books | Scoop.it
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Children still enjoy tales by Dr. Seuss
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Dr. Seuss' “The Cat in the Hat” first published in 1957, but the children's book continues to appeal.
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It was interesting to know that even after all these years people still love Dr.Suess. He has a way of keeping things entertaining and I know there is a lot I can learn from him.

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Simple Tricks to Draw Your Own Cartoons - Traditional-Drawing Tutorial - Pxleyes.com

Simple Tricks to Draw Your Own Cartoons - Traditional-Drawing Tutorial - Pxleyes.com | Children's Books | Scoop.it
Here I am trying to show you how to draw cartoons. I will try to make as simple as possible. Drawing cartoons is very amusing. You will enjoy learning how to make figures. And maybe, you will also discover a new talent in yourself. This techniques can be applied on paper, but also in any digital photo editing program such as Photoshop.

Via Jerome Okutho
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This was super helpful considering my book needs cute pictures and I'm not the best artist in the world.

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When it comes to cartoon drawing, there are a few rules you should be aware of no matter your style of drawing. This tutorial gives you a solid foundation of cartoon drawing in 12 simple steps. Each step contains a useful tip about cartoon drawing -- from adding facial expressions to drawing different head shapes.

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Children Educational Books Foster Good Reading Habits | Audio ...

Children Educational Books Foster Good Reading Habits In a world that is slowly but surely turning away from books for children and getting glued to monitors or television screens, the importance.


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This once again showed my why making a children's book educational is important.

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The Future Of Children's Books - NPR

The Future Of Children's Books- the market for children's books is huge: Consumers buy $3.1 billion children's books annually.

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Loved this! If I ever decided to publish my book or write anymore then it's good to know more about this. 

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Augmented reality children's books. BooksARalive

Augmented reality children's books. BooksARalive | Children's Books | Scoop.it
BooksARalive. Augmented Reality Children's Books.Hi children's books lovers!! From May 13 to 19, 2013 we're celebrating Children's Book Week.
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Honestly I thought this was really cool! I love seeing new ways to capture kids attention.

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Children's Books We Hate | Kid Scoop

Children's Books We Hate | Kid Scoop | Children's Books | Scoop.it
Children's books that makes us sorry we ever learned how to read. Almost.

Via Kelly Davis Beckley
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This took a different view on things but it was definitely helpful. This article pretty much helped me figure out what not to put in my book. 

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Top 100 Children's Books of All-Time

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From the classics to the brand new books, see the top 100 children's books of all-time. See the best children's books to get your kids!

Via Jeni Mawter
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Yay! More "best books" lists. I find these really helpful because they help me pic books to research for my project.

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The Language of Interactive Children's Books @ toc bologna

The Language of Interactive Children’s Books | by Robot Media


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This was really interesting. In the future I wouldn't be surprised if there were a lot of digital children's books. This article shows the benefits of it. 

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Most Loved Children's Books (Infographic) - The Digital Reader

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Most Loved Children's Books (Infographic) - The Digital Reader


Via Petra Pollum
Larissa's insight:

This article helped me decide on what books I needed to research when writing my book. It also showed me how important books are to young children. It was also pretty cool seeing how children's books will change in the future.

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Marita Thomson's curator insight, December 11, 2012 3:30 PM

All this needs is some Australian content - Seven Little Australians, The Magic Pudding, Shy the Platypus, Ivan Southall, Nan Chauncy, Patricia Wrightson, Graeme Base, Garth Nix, Melina Marchetta, Libby Gleeson, etcetera. Will have to sort that out some day.

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20 Baby Names Inspired By Children's Books

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20 Baby names inspired by children's books.

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My book involves a lot of different animal names so it was helpful to read this article and get a few new ideas. This also made me realize how important character names are in a children's book because they are something that the readers really remember. 

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Clare's curator insight, January 8, 2014 1:01 PM

I imagine there's something very satisfying about sharing your name with a good character in a good book.  Featuring Ramona, Peter, Maisy, and other old friends.

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Grolier Fun Education Books for Children - FunThinkers

Fun Thinker books are packed with educational activities that make learning fun for children. Children love using game-like Match-Frame that creates fun acti...
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It's important to learn things while reading :)

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