children’s literature

The Science of Baby Fever, Judging Parent Friends and Judy Blume is Just as Awesome as You’d Expect


What the cool parents are reading today: 1. The science of baby fever and the ticking biological clock. It can strike anytime, but it most keenly felt by women in their late 20s. Sound accurate to you? 2. OK parents who are teachers, weigh in: are there parent-teacher wars? Have you known colleagues to quit… Read More »

The Three Robbers by Tomi Ungerer Is a Brown-Haberer Fave


What to read with your kids If you haven’t read The Three Robbers by Tomi Ungerer, Bunch’s own Rebecca Brown says you’re missing out. It’s a favourite for both her 3-year-old girl (Rose) and her 7-year-old boy (Sam). The Story: The three robbers rip off carriages. One day they hit a carriage that contains no… Read More »

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!


Four fun ways to celebrate the beloved writer’s birthday Dr. Seuss published his first book, And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, in 1937 and 75 years later, we’re still stoked on Seuss books. They’re staples on the baby book shelf, a new reader’s favourites and teacher treasures; they seem to get… Read More »

News Round-Up March 1: Boarding Schools, Push Presents and Babies Making Coffee


What we’re reading today: 1. What’s the first thing the wicked stepmother-to-be tells the adorable children as soon as their dad is out of earshot? Off to boarding school with you lot! But how young is too young to ship kids off? 2. Does children’s lit lack a relationship with nature? 3. A new report… Read More »

New Shel Silverstein Book: Every Thing On It


In case you needed more silly-wonderful poems and illustrations Shel Silverstein died 12 years ago, but his works lives on. And lucky for us, as of today even more of his work lives on. Every Thing On It is a collection of poems and drawings in the style of Where the Sidewalk Ends and A… Read More »

Perez Hilton Writes a Kids’ Book


Will you read The Boy With the Pink Hair? In September, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton will join the likes of Madonna, Bill Cosby, John Travolta, Sarah the Duchess of York and many more as a children’s book author. In regards to celebrity-penned children’s books, we mostly agree with the Guardian’s Ed Pilkington, who figured celebrity… Read More »


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