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: Children’s books about space, both fiction and nonfiction, capture the imagination and intrigue of every child. And guess what? We’ve got the ultimate list for you here. Come on in and check it out!
Inside: A Field Trip to the Moon? Yes please! Check out this fabulous new wordless book by John Hare.
Inside: Children’s Books About Divorce are hard to find. Trust me, know from experience. Here you’ll find a list of children’s books about divorce and beyond that helped my family survive — and thrive!
Inside: If I was the Sunshine, by Julie Fogliano and illustrated by Loren Long, is a stunning new book that highlights the nature of connection and relationships in the most unique ways. We are in love. Come check it out!
Inside: Get ready guys, because there is a new, fantastic book of feelings coming your way for your kiddos. Meet TIGER DAYS, A BOOK OF FEELINGS, by M.H. Clark. We are in LOVE!
Inside: Books for kids with anxiety are valuable tools when you need to talk your children through some their big worries. We’ve compiled an excellent list of books here based on some common childhood fears, and you don’t want to miss it. Check it out!
MAYBE TOMORROW, by Charlotte Agell and illustrated by Ana Ramirez Gonzalez, is one of the best children’s books about sadness I’ve ever read, a must have to keep on your children’s bookshelves. Check it out!
It is not easy to find sensory processing disorder books for kids. But these two books by Samantha Cotterill, part of a new series called Little Senses, are brilliant. Check it out!