Picture Book Pair for Sharing Love and Friendship

  Picture book pair posts are about showing how books with similar themes can open up a world of discussion possibilities, and those discussions are great ways to connect with your children or students. It can be fascinating to see how different authors and illustrators approach different topics and themes. Pairing books with similar themes during story time will help children learn that everyone sees and experiences the world a little differently, and it's good to see other people's perspectives. Today is Valentine’s Day, and that has everyone talking about love! But not just romantic love. The love of friends and family is a big topic too! Yes, this time of year love is a hot topic, but it’s a good topic to read and talk about all year long. So today we’d like to share two lovely books with a theme of love between friends. But love isn’t the only thing these two books have in common. They also both feature bears! In Love is in the Little Things by Stella J. Jones, illustrate

Storytime Idea: BOATS FOR PAPA

 

This week's Summer Challenge theme is "Setting Sail," and the book Boats for Papa by Jessixa Bagley is a perfect addition to list of books about boats! You and your young readers will love this charming, heartwarming story about a young beaver who sends a series of hand made boats out to sea in hopes that they will reach his much-missed papa.

Comments

Mindy Baker said…
I need to add this to my TBR list! Looks great!