Category Archives: Free Kids Books News
Your Ears are the Most Effective Tool in Building Readers
The task of helping children establish strong reading habits is a perennial challenge for parents and teachers. Encouraging reading and imagination has been made more difficult as electronics compete for more of a child’s time and attention. As a bookseller and the father of four young [...]
Well with a sad heart I had to take down this book today, but, the author tells me he is now generating revenue from it. So also a happy feeling and a big congrats!!!
I was also so happy to visit Matt’s (http://www.rubbish mooks.com) site and see “The Case of the Missing Banana” front and central, [...]
I have to share my experience for parents out there on my first child going through the journey of learning to read and write.
It started with youtube and the alphabet song. Unknown to me at the time, this is a huge problem to early childhood teachers. Our daughter loved singing the alphabet song, and knew [...]
If you’ve read my other article about getting your book published (Publish a Book), you may or may not have noticed, it is the beginning of a story.
Once the book is published, one feels there is a need to do something with it.
Some choose just to give the books away to friends, or share on [...]
The Twin Lakes Civitan club is looking for books for their annual drive, -the books are handed out to underprivileged special needs kids.
Anyone who donates books, please shout about it with a link to your book on our website, posit a reply here and/or post a comment on our Facebook page (see link below).
Project Contact: [...]
I’ve stumbled across a really great activity. Even more powerful, this activity is ageless. It entertains my two year old, my five year old, and it will still entertain a 15 year old (or a 38+ year old for that matter).
To create a non-fiction photo book.
A computer with internet access;
Outlined here [...]
After trying to read a couple of our books with my daughter, on a computer which wasn’t mine, a light bulb came on. I now saw the utter necessity of having our books in both online and in pdf.
I started this site as I was frustrated with the majority of free children’s books sites which [...]
A reader has sent a comment as follows:
Hey there, I’m a new blogger coming from Anghiari, Italia who found you on http://freekidsbooks.org/blog/2012/03/fun-activities-for-kids/. Do you have any helpful hints for up-and-coming writers? I’m hope to launch my own site very soon but I’m a bit lost on everything. Would you suggest beginning with a free platform like b2evolution [...]
Reading nooks have always fascinated me as a kid (and secretly as an adult;-), I can’t wait for the time my kids are old enough to build one. Jacqui Barrie has kindly summarised a whole bunch of resources on reading nooks for us, as soon as the time comes for me, I’m going to delve [...]
Guest post by Sara Dawkins
A Computer Geek’s Way to Engage a Little Reader
A child will begin to emulate repeated activities he or she sees the parent doing. If you spend a great deal of time on the computer, there is a very good chance the child will develop interest in it. This happens with nearly any activity [...]