Kid’s Corner: Picture books for young children that parents will actually enjoy reading.
I have always believed that instilling a love of reading at an early age is fundamental. My husband and I have read at least one book to our daughter every night since she was a few days old. But I have to admit that there have been some books that are so mind-numbingly awful that each time I read them, I feel a part of my brain dying (e.g. some of the fairy tale adaptations for little kids). Even the good books can get tiring after the 100th time. There was a time when the mere mention of Good Night Moon was enough to evoke nightmares (of giant frolicking kittens wearing mittens, chasing a red balloon and eating a bowl of mush).
This brings me to one of my personal favorite children authors, Mo Willems. Mo Willems writes children’s books that in many ways are really for parents. I have yet to get bored of reading any of his books and we own quite of few of them. So this month’s Kid’s Corner is dedicated our favorite Mo Willems book. Find out which one and read E’s review after the jump (spoiler alert – it’s not a pigeon book). Read more