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Kids, Vote Now for Your Favorite Children's Books

Vote now for your favorite Children's Books. Credit: Amazon
Hamsters, monsters, lunch ladies, vampires and zebrafish are all contending characters in the race for the title of top books for kids.
The winners of...
These awards allow kids to vote for their favorite books.

The 10 Best New Picture Books for Spring

Every season brings bright new picture books, and Cabin Fever has the great pleasure of choosing from among the riches the very best. With help from my personal focus group of readers (and pre-readers), here's what made our shortlist of top new...

So Your Child Wants to Be a Rock Star? Here's Some Advice...

So, there's a drum kit in your basement, your child's best friend has dragged over an electric guitar and an amp, and your neighbours are shooting you dirty looks. Chances are, you're harboring a budding rock star. And you may have some questions. ...

Book Review: Red Ted and the Lost Things

Prepare to fall in love with Red Ted. Credit: Candlewick Press
Red Ted and the Lost Things by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Joel Stewart (Candlewick, $17) Corduroy. Don Freeman's sweet, stuffed-bear icon of the '60s is bound to come to mind...

Book Review: The Boy in the Dress

The Boy in the Dress is a movie-ready feel-good tale. Credit: Razorbill Books
The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams, illustrated by Quentin Blake (Razorbill) The title may scream button-pushing controversy and hot-topic scandal, but this...

Books that encourage picky kids to eat

You've tried giving healthy foods magical names. You've tried the deceptively delicious approach and have even resorted to packaging foods with Big Mac paper to get your kids to eat their veggies, but it's still a struggle. Maybe it's time to throw...

Choose your own adventure books are back

Books are a permanent part of the fabric of my childhood. Certain authors hold chunks of the eighties: Beverly Cleary, Roald Dahl, Judy Blume. My imagination was a rich, vibrant place. I cherished it and books fed it, and even now I keep some of my...

Raffi targets Baby Beluga grads

I've always thought that music defineds segments of life better than anything else.  For me, the Scorpions were junior high (I was a "rocker".  I know) Soundgarden was high school.  Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven will forever be a...

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