Home > Entertainment and Activities > Toys, Games, and Books > Book Lists > Children's Books > Staff Favorites: 18 Must-Read Children's Books

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE

|

Staff Favorites: 18 Must-Read Children's Books

18 of 19
TheGreatKapokTree,Book

The Great Kapok Tree


by Lynne Cherry
Ages 4-8

This lighthearted story touches on a rather serious matter -- the endangered rain forest. Children are given an inside look at what the Kapok tree means to all the creatures that live around it, and how important it is to preserve the world's ecology. This colorful book effectively brings to light how everyone is capable of making a difference in the world, one little creature at a time. Members of our team have read this book time and time again.

Buy on Amazon

NexT: More popular galleries

highlights

Teens and E-Cigarettes: 6 Things You Must Know
For the first time in a generation, tobacco use has risen among the nation's youth, due to the rising use of e-cigarettes. Learn more about the dangerous and addictive e-cigarette trend, and get tips to talk to your teen.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, brought to you by Galactic Hot Dogs.

Printable Lists of the Top 100 Baby Names
Need help with baby name ideas? Use our printable list of the top 100 girl names and top 100 boy names of 2015 to help you brainstorm and narrow down your favorites.

Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
Wondering what to do now that you've signed your child up for kindergarten? Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks