Picture Books

I share a picture book review about once a week. And sometimes I share a list of books that I think you might be looking for. For a quick look at titles, topics, and lists, check the index.

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The Great Big Book of Families

The Great Big Book of Families

There are so many reasons to share picture books with your children. Picture books build your child’s vocabulary and improve your child’s reasoning skills. They provide an engaging activity for quiet times and for settling down to sleep. And they allow you to teach...
Sweet Song: A story of St. Romanos the Melodist

Sweet Song: A story of St. Romanos the Melodist

Jane G. Meyer’s Sweet Song is a sweet story about St. Romanos the Melodist. St. Romanos lived in the sixth century, and there isn’t a lot known about him for sure. He is said to have composed over 1,000 hymns celebrating the saints and feasts of the Church. Fewer than...
Teaching children with children’s books

Teaching children with children’s books

Guest post by Angela Isaacs, author of I Pray Today and Goodnight Jesus. I’m a bookworm – reading is my superpower. Whenever I tackle a new task, I turn to books. When I took up gardening, I cleared out our public library. When my husband and I were catechumens,...
I Pray Today: A board book for giving and for reading

I Pray Today: A board book for giving and for reading

As far as I’m concerned, a book is the perfect gift for every occasion. And if the occasion is a baby shower or a baptism or a toddler’s birthday, I Pray Today, is the perfect gift. The names on the cover of I Pray Today might look familiar to you. The book was...
The United States v. Jackie Robinson: Court martial of an American hero

The United States v. Jackie Robinson: Court martial of an American hero

With so many famous people, we know just one story. At least, that’s true for me. I know about Paul Revere’s famous ride, and Betsy Ross’s famous flag. I know that Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon, and that Jackie Robinson was the first Black...
14 picture books with disabled characters

14 picture books with disabled characters

I thought it was hard to find picture books about people celebrating Easter. It’s just as hard to find picture books about people with disabilities. Take a look at the picture at the top of this post – see those three big stacks of books? Those are the picture books...

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