Do you want to create storytime memories that are both magical and meaningful?
With the right books, you can do just that! Reading with children is always enchanting — but it can be illuminating, too. Our goal here at Happily Ever Elephants is to help you build your home and classroom bookshelves with purpose. We’ll share books that showcase the human potential for goodness, as well as stories that empower children and give them windows through which they can learn about our beautiful, diverse world. No more getting totally overwhelmed when standing among thousands of children’s stories in the library or at the bookstore! Our reviews will guide you so you can easily find your next favorite children’s book! So grab a cup of coffee, curl up on the couch, and start checking out our site. We’ll build your bookshelves with wondrous stories that will have your kids quickly recognizing that…
Reading Gets Two “Trunks” Up!
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Inside: Celebrate the holidays with these wonderful Jewish children’s books that will help little ones learn about Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. Check out our list of favorites!
Sometimes all you need is a book to help teach kids about the impact their words can have on others. And this one? This one is just perfect. Check it out!
Inside: We love children’s books about friendship, stories that celebrate the joy, drama and love between friends! These are some of our very favorite picks!
If you or a friend have a baby on the way, you must check out these fabulous new books for expectant parents!
Inside: Looking for incredible books about grandparents for your children to read with grandma and grandpa? We’ve got just the list for you! Check out these beautiful, diverse books about grandparents that will help create memorable experiences for children!
Inside: Looking for an amazing book to celebrate a special grandmother? Look no further than MY GRANDMA AND ME, an exquisite new story by MIna Javaherbin and illustrated by Lindsey Yankey. Come on in and check it out!
Inside: If you have a kiddo who worries a lot, I’M WORRIED, by Michael Ian Black and illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi, is the perfect book for your library!
Kids books about kindness are like gold. Kindness and empathy are the single most important values we seek to instill in our children and students, and we talk to our kids repeatedly about always using kind words. If you are looking for phenomenal kids books about kindness to read with your little ones, we’ve got you covered!
INSIDE: Cori Doerrfeld’s GOODBYE, FRIEND! HELLO, FRIEND! is a fabulous way to help kids recognize that most goodbyes lead to wondrous new beginnings. Check it out!