Our staff have dutifully supplied blogging headquarters with a list of their number one gift ideas for the holidays. The following post reveals great book ideas for gift-giving to children up to 7 years old. Stay tuned for our next post which will cover book ideas for 8 years and up!
My Very First Mother Goose
ed. by Iona Opie, illustrated by Rosemary Wells
This collection of over 60 rhymes is illustrated with delightful watercolours by Rosemary Wells (author/illustrator of the Max and Ruby stories).
by Matthew Van Fleet
This sturdy board book features animals of every sort. Each page has a pull tab that demonstrates animal heads doing wild and silly actions.
First Words Lift-the-Flap
Bright, simplistic graphics and interactive lift-the-flips make this board book a toddler staple.
by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Emily Gravett
The dynamic pairing of Julia Donaldson and Emily Gravett gives us this story about an infant cave dweller who has a mammoth desire for drawing on cave walls.
Iggy Peck, Architect
by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts
This fun read-aloud will have you and your children in stitches as young Iggy and his knack for engineering structures from unlikely materials save the day!
Treasury of Jillian Jiggs
written and illustrated by Phoebe Gilman
This volume contains all five adventures of the unforgettable Jillian Jiggs.
Snow White: A Three-Dimensional Fairy-Tale Theater
by Jane Ray
Each page in this classic story is set up like a theatre stage. Pull back the “curtains” to uncover the text. Lavish illustrations with an old-world feel give this pop-up story of Snow White a timeless quality.
Puffin Book of Five Minute Stories
ed. by Charles Perrault
A sweet collection of traditional and new stories that are just right for bedtime reading.
Peter Kent’s City Across Time
by Peter Kent
Take a look at over 5000 years of history in this imaginary European city. Detailed illustrations show layers of civilization from prehistoric times through to the 21st century – perfect for budding archaeologists!