Best books for children 2017
The Best Kids' Books of - Barnes & Noble Reads — Barnes & Noble ReadsIn the last year young readers have been rewarded with an abundance of terrific new titles. Add to Bag. Tacos have disappeared from Earth in this story, and the dragons must undertake a time-traveling quest to recover them. Can they do it? Without any spicy funny business?
The best children’s books of 2017
But, to put together this Best Books of list, I went straight to the most important people. I polled kid readers on Bookopolis. Their picks for range from magical adventures to sad and compelling historical stories to funny and poignant realistic fiction. A twist on the classic tale of Humpty Dumpty takes a look at how Humpty is getting along after his famous fall. He is now terrified of heights, which is not good for an avid bird watcher who likes to climb up to high places. Wit and charm mingle with important ideas about overcoming fear in this masterfully told story. Ages 4 - 8.
When Your Lion Needs a Bath. Toddlers roared with laughter as they listened to this tale about a boy who tries and tries to coax his smelly pet lion into the tub, finally casting him in on a fishing line. If the bath struggle is real with your kid, the last page may help him take the plunge. Warthog: A Counting Adventure. With the highest rating among preschool testers of any book on our list, this tale focuses on a cute warthog who wanders far away from home. The counting begins on his journey as he encounters one scoop of honey, two angry bees, and so forth until reaching ten footprints.
Written and illustrated by Dan Santat. The Caldecott Medalist Santat offers a surprising and inspirational answer to the question, what if the shattered Humpty Dumpty decided to pull himself together and get back up on that wall? Written and illustrated by Liniers. By Ben Strouse. Illustrated by Jennifer Phelan.