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!
Do you love Philip Stead as much as we do? If you adore A SICK DAY FOR AMOS MCGEE, A HOME FOR BIRD, and SAMSON IN THE SNOW, you absolutely must check out MUSIC FOR MISTER MOON, his latest and greatest!
It is challenging to find children’s books about refugees or the immigration experience that are authentic and not didactic. But Lubna and Pebble, a new picture book about friendship and refugees, stuns, shines and shatters everything you think you know about this genre of books.
We adore picture books about friendship here at Happily Ever Elephants, and BIKES FOR SALE is fabulously fun, quirky and perfect! If you love reading about adorable characters and chance encounters, this book is a must!
I love kids books about kindness that simultaneously show children how acts of generosity can impact a person so profoundly. Thank You, Omu! Is a new favorite children’s book that handles this topic exquisitely. Check it out!
Oh man! I am always look for the very best books for beginning readers, and this one is just hilarious! For a fun book thats easy to read and sure to elicit laughs, Snail and Worm is a must! It’s also a part of our list of easy chapter books. This one is a double whammy!
What’s better than picture books about friendship? We love stories that celebrate the joy, drama and love between friends, and these are some of our very favorite picks!
The Invisible Boy is one of the most phenomenal picture books about friendship, the power of kindness, and the significance of making sure no one child is ever made to feel invisible. Check it out!
A funny children’s books that will have your kids begin speaking in another language?! If that sounds fun, you MUST check out Best Frints in the Whole Universe. My boys laughed for days!
Philip Stead does it again! SAMSON IN THE SNOW is his newest beauty, and we are just in love with this latest installment in a remarkable line of books!
Picture books about friendship are some of our favorites here at Happily Ever Elephants, especially when they shine a light on empathy and compassion like A Sick Day for Amos McGee. Keep reading to find out why this book is a must for your shelves!