Celebrate little kids! April 2-8 is the Week of the Young Child.
The Week of the Young Child® was established in 1971 by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. It recognizes that the early childhood years, from birth through age 8, lay the foundation for children’s success in school and later life.
The purpose of the Week of the Young Child® is to focus public attention on the needs of young children, ages birth to 8, and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. 1
Magination Press has published a number of books specifically for young children. Here are some of our series that explore developmental stages, experiences, and emotions from the young child’s world. Share them with your young child!
The Big Little Talks books are fun stories to ease both parents and children through typical and common life stages using empathic listening and encouraging an understanding of age-appropriate behavior and emotions.
This acclaimed series of books for kids ages 4-8 that explores young children’s common feelings and experiences. Written in light, rhyming verse, The Feel Better Books identify emotions or challenging situations and provide kid-friendly coping strategies.
This series of cleverly wordless board books with bright illustrations will delight little ones and their parents and provides an endless opportunity to engage toddlers in their own storytelling and interpretation of what they see in the book. Super cute and appealing, little kids will see themselves in the stories as the books capture a family’s experience.
“The series is perfect for young children who are working with issues of shyness, self-acceptance, and courage, and discovering new talents, skills and hard work. There is simplicity in the text and the illustrations are happy and bright and compliment the emotions and themes in each book. This series is sure to boost the self-confidence of children.” —Children’s Books Heal
Written with simple language and reflective of children’s realities, the Terrific Toddlers series is based on understanding of the developmental level of young toddlers.
Books for Nourishing Friendships Series
“Children will relate to strong and memorable characters that jump off the pages, identify with their friendship problems and learn some new strategies for coping. The characters deal with their own issues and do their own problem solving in all three stories — no adults involved…This series will be a winning one with children.” —Children’s Books Heal
Check out other books feelings, family, and friendship to read with your young child.