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2/5/22 Tree of Life Mama’s February Picture Books

Love is in season all year long of course, but especially in February. Here are my favorite picture books about love, friendship, kindness, and Valentine’s Day. (All book cover images credited to amazon.com)

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January Picture Books

We got some snow before and after Christmas, but so far January has been rather without it. We can always enjoy the snow in picture books though, right? So here are a bunch of books to help you celebrate snow, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Picture Books

Let’s talk about Thanksgiving picture books! I love all of these! The two ones above are about Sarah Josepha Hale, the woman who got the federal government to create the US national holiday of Thanksgiving. The one above, to the … Continue reading

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Fall 2021: Back to School Picture Books that Foster a Love of Learning

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8/9/21 End of Summer Picture Books

Can you feel it in the air? The feeling that summer is about to end? It’s like the inhale before that last exhaling breath of the once ebullient summer, now dying. It begs me to wander the beach barefoot, collecting … Continue reading

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Reading Picture Books to Older Children: Why You Want To

Does it feel like your children are too old for you to read aloud picture books to them? Or that you and/or they are too old to read them on their own? I encourage you to listen to this recent … Continue reading

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2021 Patriotic Picture Books to Celebrate Independence Day

I can’t let the ultimate patriotic holiday pass by without mentioning my favorite picture books for it. No need to buy these, just log in to your local public library’s online catalog and put them on hold! Your library probably … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Mama’s Picture Books About Fathers and Father Figures June 2021

I blogged about mothers in picture books last month here in honor of Mother’s Day, so here is my list to honor my favorite picture books featuring fathers. Not all of these books are about fathers and their biological children. … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Mama’s Picture Books for May 2021

Here are some fun spring-y books for May about nature. Hopefully they will motivate you to plant a garden. If you can’t plant a garden because you don’t have much space, or you know you are moving, I suggest you … Continue reading

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Tree of Life Mama’s Picture Books About Mothers and Mother Figures May 2021

In honor of Mother’s Day, even though it’s over this year, I am blogging about picture books that feature mothers and mother figures. Mothering is never out of season! Inspire your sons and daughters with these amazing stories of real … Continue reading

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