Category: Children’s Books



Which is better? The story or the illustration? BOTH!!

April 18, 2017 |
Every four years since 2007, writer-illustrator Brian Selznick has published a new book. They are intense and adventure-filled. They also are big and fat — thick with impressive heft in the middle-grade children’s book realm. (One Keep Reading »
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Oats, peas, beans and barley grow…

April is a wonderful time to plan a garden with your children, and introduce them to the world of horticulture. Here are a few books that might pique their interest: Plants Can’t Sit Still by Keep Reading »
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Construction Storytime

April 6, 2017 |
While filling in leading preschool storytime recently, I got the opportunity to share some of my favorite construction vehicle stories. Some are more recent and others have been around for years. Mike Mulligan is a Keep Reading »
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Spring Is in the Air!

Spring is in the air and new spring books for preschoolers are here! Spring Hare by Eugene Yelchin.  An adorable baby hare springs into an adventure, following his human friend up, up, and away in Keep Reading »
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

March 2, 2017 |
Today Dr. Seuss would have been 113 years old. In honor of his birthday I want to highlight my two favorite Dr. Seuss books. The best part of these books is that they sort of Keep Reading »
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Star Light, Star Bright read these books to me tonight!

February 24, 2017 |
What better time than bedtime to snuggle up with your little one and read these bedtime stories! This classic bedtime story is just right for winding down for the day.  The animals scrub and scrub and Keep Reading »
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He is…The Most Interesting Cat in the World

February 14, 2017 |
  He takes care of the new guy and he has a pretty groovy guide to life. He loves his white shoes, magic sunglasses, and four groovy buttons. Bad bananas? No problem. Missing cupcakes? Solved. Who Keep Reading »
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Tea Time

February 10, 2017 |
Madison Public Library recently had the pleasure of hosting a tea for girls in Kindergarten through Grade 5.  We enjoyed “tea” and cookies, games, and a good book featuring a tea party with Rex.  If Keep Reading »
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If you give a child a book, they will want to read it!

January 20, 2017 |
If you are not familiar with the If You Give…series by Laura Numeroff and Felicia Bond you must check them out! Currently there are nine picture books in this series. In the latest release,our beloved Mouse is back Keep Reading »

Who is? Who was? We know!

January 17, 2017 |
The best series of books to answer some of your kids’ questions is here! It’s the “Who was” biography series. In our library, it lives in the youth gold area. These books are terrific for Keep Reading »