How Can We Teach Little Ones to Value Books and Stories? Nine Tips from the Trenches

Nicholas C. Rossis

This is a guest post by Margaret Wellwood, a children’s book writer, editor, and grandmother. Margaret offers here her take, with links to some of her favorite stories for sharing.

How Can We Teach Little Ones to Value Books and Stories? Nine Tips from the Trenches

Margaret Wellwood's guest post | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's bookTender-hearted toddler that she is, Eliana loves babies. Here, she’s immersed in the babies and buzzing bees in Laurie Salisbury’s Nothing to Fear.

 Black and White for Tinies

Margaret Wellwood's guest post | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's bookThe endearing drawings in Baby Animals Black and White held great appeal for two-year-old May. Indeed, her profound comments on that wordless little volume ushered in an illustrious career as Book Review Assistant, Toddler Division.

Perhaps May had done her research and was hearkening back to her earliest days. According to Gary Heiting, OD, she could only see in shades of gray for the first week.

Make It Work

Margaret Wellwood's guest post | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's bookEliana and I have a deal of…

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