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Books For Toddlers

Toddlerhood can be marked with bouts of energy and effervescence. As parents navigate how to channelize this energy, books can be a good medium to keep a toddler engaged while teaching emergent literacy skills at the same time. Some of these books for toddlers can guide the curious beings be themselves as they explore the world around them.

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The Wonderful Things You Will Be, by Emily Winfeld Martin

With delightful artwork and soft muted colors, the book The Wonderful Things You Will Be, is an encouraging and enriching book. The book commends individuality and the boundless opportunities of what a child can dream of to be one day. Perfect for bedtime reading with a subtle message, the book retells how to follow your dream and embrace your true self. This precious book will be a prized possession and will be sure loved by your young one.

The rabbit listened

The Rabbit Listened, by Cori Doerrfeld

Understanding difficult emotions can be a challenge to children. A young boy, Taylor experiences some such feelings. The book, The Rabbit Listened emphasizes the power of listening during challenging times. As all the animals try to comfort Taylor, it is Rabbit who listens keenly and understands genuinely to put his friend at ease thus finding the true meaning of friendship with Taylor. The Rabbit Listened gets a big thumbs up for being a soothing and calming book which addresses the difficult feelings sometimes felt by children.

I Could Be

I Could Be: Josephine and the STEAM Toddler Dreamers, by Sol Regwan, Denise Muzzio

This curious and tenacious toddler, Josephine, is ready to take on the world in this fun new board book, where she dreams big about the Stem, Science, technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics world. With so many interests, how does Josephine decide what she wants to be when she grows big. From helping her mom plant trees like a botanist or making funny monsters that make her laugh like an animator, Josephine understands that she can be whatever she wants to be.  

 Teaching young readers, the endless possibilities that they can be, with the book I Could Be: Josephine and the STEAM toddler Dreamers, young readers will relate with as they go an this imaginative and creative journey.

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Goodnight Goodnight, Construction Site, By Sherry Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld.

Published in 2011, Goodnight Goodnight, Construction Site, is a book that follows construction vehicles as they wind down their day and get ready to sleep after a long working day. The crane, cement mixer, dump trucks, engines have all put in their hard work to build and play their part on the construction site. Young readers will be fascinated to see the engaging illustrations that help explain the unique roles that each machine plays on the construction site. Readers will understand how the construction work takes place on the site in child friendly words. The book also highlights the importance of collaboration and teamwork that makes all the great work possible.

The precise illustrations go through the bedtime routines and help emphasize the importance of rest after a tiring day at work. The dark undertones depict dusk and nightfall thus preparing little minds for bedtime.

A perfect goodnight story book for those sleepy eyes, Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site will calm its readers to get ready for bed.

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If You give a Dog a Donut, by Laura Numeroff, Illustrated by Felicia Bond

 A part of a popular,” If you give…” book series, the book, If You give a Dog a Donut, follows a dog this time, with his ever-increasing demands after being given a donut. The hilarious events that follow keep the readers engaged and entertain them from start to finish. The rhythmic & recurring writing style coupled with the lively Dog with his never-ending requests, explores the connectedness between the events. Young readers will surely enjoy this book and read it over and over.

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