Starting school is a momentous time in a child’s life. Reassure them about what to expect in new situations with these great books. Use them to discuss school routines and that it is okay to feel uncertain in new surroundings. Explore the School Book Lists to discover some wonderful books,
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All books promote reading. Reading aloud with children encourages communication skills and concentration. These books focus on nurturing a love of reading and the value of books and libraries. Of course, any books recommended on Children’s Library Lady promote the joy of reading!
Wordless books are a powerful tool to develop literacy skills. Illustrations help younger children understand a story without having to read any words. Retelling a story from a wordless picture book develops literacy expression. These wordless books promote storytelling, inferring and questioning skills.
Writing doesn’t come easily to all children. It is essential in our lives so we need to inspire children to have positive writing experiences. The following list of books exhibit a variety of writing styles. Use them to inspire children in their writing endeavours as well as being prompts for writing activities.
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The Children’s Library Lady has over 400 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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