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Episode 16 Children's Book Categories

Join us while we discuss children's book categories. What are the specs for each, the target audience and we show a few examples of our favorites. To see the books discussed in this episode you can watch the video on YouTube.

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Books we discuss in this episode


The Mitten by Jan Brett

Guess How Much I Love you by Sam McBratney illustrated by Anita Jeram

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Bath! Bath! Bath! by Douglas Florian, Illustrated by Christiane Engel

First 100 words In English and Spanish by Ana Godinez


When Pencil Met Eraser by Karen Kilpatrick and Luis O. Ramos, JR., illustrated by German Blanco

Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman

Oak Leaf by John Sandford

Ocean Meets Sky by Terry Fan and Eric Fan

New In Town by Kevin Cornell

The Pop-up Book of Gnomes by Rien Poortvliet and Wil Huygen


A Friend for Dragon by Dav Pilkey

Clifford Makes The Team (Level 1) Norman Bridwell

Moo Dog (Level 1) by David Milgrim

Ninja In the Kitchen: Moby Shinobi (Level 1) by Luke Flowers


Didi Dodo Future Spy: Recipe for Disaster by Tom Angleberger, illustrated by Jared Chapman

Kitty Tales: Nerma and Blueberry’s Staycation by Ariana B. Farina illustrated by Sunny Duran

The Last Kids on Earth series by Max Brallier, illustrated by Douglas Holgate

Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Salvatore Murdocca and later AG Ford

Ivy and Bean series by Annie Barrows, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park, illustrated by Denise Brunkus


Mary poppins in the park by P.L. Travers 2016 Edition


A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel by Madeleine L’Engle, Adapted and illustrated by Hope Larson

Sisters by Raina Telgemeier

The Witch Boy by Molly Knox Ostertag

A Cat Story by Ursula Murray Husted


The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan

Beyonders series by Brandon Mull

The Missing series by Margaret Peterson Haddix


Thunder Head by Neal Shusterman


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