I Love Childrens Picture Books

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    The Bunyip Of Berkelys Creek

    i love this story so much, its about a bunyip (an australian mythical creature i suppose you might say), he doesnt know what bunyips are supposed to look like, and meets a few animals and asks "what do bunyips look like?" to which he is given varying hideous resonses. he...
    horriblegirl horriblegirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 17, 2010

    Love You Forever

    The story was first read to us in a class by our Gen. Psychology teacher - in College.We love the way he did it, like a real parent, sending his kids to sleep.Very assuring, tender, loving.We thought it was hypnosis but it was real.And so were our tears after the last line was...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 17, 2012

    Blessed to Have a 6 Year Old Son

    Great Logo choice for this group Tasmin!    Leo Lionni is one of our favorites, but our list is very very long.  Eric Caryl, Sendak, my mother - too many to name, plus I am a lousy speller - of names that is. I am grateful my son loves books.  I...
    childoftheland childoftheland
    46-50, F
    9 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    Of Stars and Dots

    "Why don't the stickers stay on her?" - Punchinello (You are Special, Max Lucado)  
    deleted deleted
    Apr 22, 2012

    I work at a library on a Thursday

    and Friday and I will read one before shelving it. I'll read an I Spy book. Or I'll read one from Gymboree called Bubble Play and it has some activities to do from1-4 years old like popping bubbles to using a hula hoop to cover yourself in a bubble to having a bubble party.
    deleted deleted
    Jan 16, 2015

    Love the Art

    I collect childrens books and my favourite are the picture books. I love the stories but especially the artwork as it is is often so beautiful.
    Orangetas Orangetas
    51-55, F
    8 Responses Nov 20, 2008

    Not Just For Kids

    Sure, picture books aren't just for kids!  After all, most of them are written and illustrated by adults.  I have so much fun looking through the stacks at second hand book stores for all the titles I wanted as a child, but never had.  Then there are the ones that...
    sugnim sugnim
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 20, 2008

    Foreign Languages

    I like to get children's books in foreign languages, mostly German, because they are written simply.  I have some I have gotten in Europe.  (It's always a pain to pack for coming back.  I would have stayed if it was possible.)  I like to shop at Amazon.de...
    Sncats Sncats
    26-30, T
    1 Response Jul 4, 2009

    Never Gonna Grow Up

    i always understood that as you got older, you would naturally become more interested in "mature" material, but i have found that i still enjoy reading children's books. whenever i visit with my niece, i pull her away from the computer games to read with me for a bit...
    creativesun creativesun
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2009

    They're Good Fun

    I especially like fairy tale ones, though I don't have very many. I mainly have children's novels. I read a few at the hospital with a friend recently and they were so fun.
    learntocook learntocook
    1 Response Aug 20, 2010

    I Want Mine Published, Please Help

    Help me get my  new picture book published. Its called "Bella Upside Down". It takes roughly 4 seconds to vote. Thanks again, Summer   http://www.abcbookcompetition.org/5th_comp/bellaUpsideDown.html
    Summerkhall Summerkhall
    31-35, F
    Oct 1, 2009

    Our Own Little Silver Wombat By:adjyo

          Most stories are about strange or unusual things but this story is not. This story is about something ordinary. As ordinary as blue buckets, as ordinary as yellow gumboots, as ordinary as an old pair of shorts. This story is about a little silver wombat...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2009
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