Category: Kids books.

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition:  2020 Valentine’s Day Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: 2020 Valentine’s Day Books

When I was little, every holiday, even manufactured ones like Valentine’s Day were exciting, usually because it meant I was going to get something sugary to eat. Only a few things have changed since then; instead of getting chocolate from my parents, I now get...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Origin Stories

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Origin Stories

So my oldest is now at the point where she’s started asking me logistical questions about Christmas. Questions such as; how does Santa fit through all the different-sized chimneys? How does he visit all the children in one night? Why do some kids not get gifts...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Interactive Christmas Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Interactive Christmas Books

Do you remember The Jolly Postman books? Each page came with a built-in envelope that harboured mini surprises; little puzzles, simple board games, and tons of letters with special drawings and stories attached. This epistolary tradition continues with three new books...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Board (and Box!) Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Christmas Board (and Box!) Books

What do you do with your holiday books between January and November? Do they live on your bookshelf with your other kids books, or are you like me and pack them away with your decorations, ready to be discovered each year? It may seem like a strange habit to get into,...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween Treats and One Trick

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween Treats and One Trick

Holiday picture books are my absolute favourite way to get in the ‘mood’ for something. Even though we read them all year around, they seem to radiate an important aura as the relevant date approaches, getting both myself and my kids event more excited for...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Celebrating our LGTBQ Friends

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Celebrating our LGTBQ Friends

I love reading to my kids for various reasons, but what I’m most thankful for when it comes to picture books is the effortless way they can introduce a complicated concept that would feel strange just starting a random conversation about. Reading a book is an...