Whether you are looking for something to celebrate Easter or just welcome spring, these picture books are a great option for the young reader in your life.
Browsing: ages 4 & up
Princess Cora and the Crocodile, by Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca, is great fun for younger readers, and is a bit of a cautionary tale for parents.
Two recent picture books — “Thérèse Makes a Tapestry” and “Cleonardo” — celebrate strong young protagonists who want nothing more than to excel.
“The Storybook Knight” is a charming picture book from the husband-wife team of Helen and Thomas Docherty (“The Snatchabook”).
American Girl’s newest line of characters, WellieWishers, includes books and dolls geared toward 5-8-year-olds. But they work well for younger girls, too.
It’s never too soon to expose your child to classical music, and “Welcome to the Symphony” by by Carolyn Sloan and James Williamson is a perfect way to do that.
If you’re a fan of “The Napping House,” “The Full Moon at the Napping House” should definitely be added to your bookshelf. If you’re not a fan, you will be after reading “The Full Moon at the Napping House.”
“WE GO TOGETHER!: A CURIOUS SELECTION OF AFFECTIONATE VERSE,” by Calef Brown, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jan. 15, 2013, $9.99 (ages…