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 love STEM books! Any book that encourages kids to make, tinker and discover gets two trunks up in our book, and this new STEM book, Be a Maker, by Katey Howes and illustrated by Elizabet Vukovic, is a total winner!
Ten of the best children’s picture books to help ensure you are raising good kids! List includes picture books about empathy, using kind words, and acts of generosity.
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!
If you love kids books about kindness and you are working hard to teach your child about always using kind words and having a kind heart, then you’ve got to check out this amazing book, BE KIND!
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!
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!
This is one of the best board books about the concept of paying it forward - that when we take care of our friends, that joy will come back to us tenfold. We love Hooray for Hat, and due to its repeating verses, we think this is one of the best books for two year olds.
Philip Stead’s A HOME FOR BIRD is the book that made us fall in love with this remarkable author. If you like compassion, friendship and empathy highlighted in picture books, this is the book for you!