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5 Great Kid’s Books to Gift

One of the most colorful books is When God Made Light. The illustrations are so vibrant and beautiful!!! Zoe points at all the pictures and they really hold her attention. Plus, the message in each of the books we have read by this author are wonderful. When God Made Light is obviously about creation and the very beginning of time. But it also talks about the light that is in each and every one of us and how special that is. This book would make a wonderful gift!

You can see what I am talking about with the amazing illustration and get a sneak peak of When God Made Light here.  And read more about the author here.

**I received a copy of When God Made Light from Blogging for Books in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are of my own.**

The Crayon Box that Talked

The The Crayon Box that Talkedis another one of our favorites. It is such a cute story about a box of crayons that doesn’t get along. A little girl over hears them talking about each other in a store and buys the box to bring home and show them that they need each other for the big picture.

The Pout-Pout Fish

The The Pout-Pout Fishis about a fish who was born with a pouty face, so he let’s that determine who he is. One day he meets someone who looks just like him, but she has a completely different outlook about their situation and he realizes he can be happy too! There are a lot of characters in this book, and I change my voice for all of them when I read and Zoe founds my pout voice to be hilarious.

Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!

Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now! (Bright and Early Books for Beginning Beginners)is always a fun one. Marvin can’t take the hint that he has worn out his welcome. The narrator comes up with all kinds of fun ways in which he can kindly leave. Zoe finds this book hilarious.

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom (Board Book)is always a fun one to read about the alphabet!! This version is a board book which works great for younger kiddos too.

What are some of your favorite kids books? Zoe’s collection is always growing and I plan to share some more of her favorites in the future.

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  • Reply kathy @ more coffee, less talky February 21, 2018 at 6:10 pm

    ooo kayla has a bunch – i’ll love you forever (be prepared to ugly cry), ferdinand, corduroy (my fav!), anything by eric carle esp the very hungry caterpillar (k STILL has this and refuses to donate it) and the very busy spider, cat in the hat

  • Reply Kate February 21, 2018 at 8:34 pm

    Oh my goodness I forgot about Marvin K. Mooney! I’ll have to scoop that up, and Serena would LOVE The Crayon Box That Talked <3

  • Reply Carly February 22, 2018 at 6:36 am

    We have a pretty good little collection started, but I’ve been on the hunt for other good kids books so this post is perfect. The Crayon Box That Talked sounds so cute!

  • Reply Laura February 22, 2018 at 8:36 am

    How have I not heard about The Crayon Box That Talked?!? That sounds so cute. Sheffield was big into Good Night Moon for the longest time, and now of course, he loves everything Curious George.

  • Reply SMD February 22, 2018 at 10:56 am

    I am a big book giver to kids. Pout Pout Fish and Boom are favorites of mine!

  • Reply Audrey February 22, 2018 at 10:58 am

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom was always a favorite of mine. The Crayon Box That Talked sounds super cute!! I love the idea behind it! Kids books are always so, so cute. I know our kids will have a bajillion. Lol

  • Reply Missy @MySh!ttyKitchen February 22, 2018 at 11:03 am

    Oh I remember reading Marvin K Mooney as A kid! I need to get my niece a gift and this is perfect timing!

  • Reply Rebecca Jo February 22, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    I feel like I use the term “Chicka Chicka boom boom” in life in general – haha
    Pout Pout fish – ahhhh – adult version is called Resting B*** Face 😉

  • Reply Ashley @ The Wandering Weekenders February 22, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    One that Chris used to read to his cousins and what his mom get for the girls is Pajama Time! It’s so cute! Love You Forever is also a good one, but it’ll also make you cry too! My mom still can’t read it without tearing up!

  • Reply Danielle February 22, 2018 at 12:52 pm

    We were gifted Inside Your Outside (Dr. Suess) and we really love that one too. Love Dr. Suess books.

  • Reply chelsea jacobs February 22, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    These are such cute ones! Jack loves books and that makes me so happy!!

  • Reply Emelia Lawrence February 22, 2018 at 4:06 pm

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is our absolute favorite. I have a video of Ethan face-timing his little brother (his mom’s other son) and reading it to him and we read it in addition to another book every night before bed for YEARS. I can’t wait for him to read it to Bella too! What a great post, thanks for sharing these- have to get that crayon one!

  • Reply Lindsay February 22, 2018 at 5:03 pm

    My niece LOVED Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! I always buy BabyLit books as gifts… I think they’re such a neat take on the classics!

  • Reply Kelly @ Noodle to the Rescue February 22, 2018 at 6:38 pm

    I have to admit… I can’t stand Dr. Seuss! Luckily Swede never got into those books. Too many tongue-twisters for me! We do like the Pout Pout series. Other favorites are here in the board book department are Sandra Boynton and Eric Carle.

  • Reply Emily @ Martinis & Bikinis February 22, 2018 at 8:26 pm

    It’s great to learn about some good kids books because I find a lot of baby showers these days say to bring a book instead of a card and WHAT DO I KNOW about Kids books?! xo Emily @ Martinis & Bikinis

  • Reply Carolann February 23, 2018 at 7:37 pm

    This is a super helpful post for me because I always buy my friends’ kids books for their birthdays and whatnot, but I never know what books to get!!

  • Reply norient February 25, 2018 at 5:06 am

    Thanks for nominating me 😀 I really appreciate it, and I’m sorry it took me so long to respond.

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