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…
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Inside: Do you have twins at home? Kids with unlikely best friends and confidantes? TWINS, by Mike Ciccotello, is a new must-have book for you!
MAYBE, by Kobi Yamada and Gabriella Baruch, is the most exquisite new book about the potential that lies within each of us, and its the perfect book to gift to that special child in your life at an important moment in time.
Inside: The Best Children’s Books About Feelings to help you raise emotionally intelligent kids! If you are looking for books to help you talk with your kids about sadness, jealousy, fear, curiosity and more, this is the post for you!
Inside: Fairy tale books — and the ever popular fractured fairy tale — make for outstanding read alouds with your kids. Even better? These stories have so many remarkable benefits for children. Check out some of our favorites!
Inside: SWEEP, by Louise Greig and Julia Sarda, is a powerful new book about understanding feelings - especially that all-consuming bad mood. Check it out!
Inside: Celebrate autumn with the very best fall books for kids! We’ve looked through hundreds, and these are our very favorite. Check them out!
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!