As parents, teachers and librarians, we all want the children in our lives to grow up feeling loved, secure and valued. One of the best ways to do this is by helping kids understand that having a sibling is an amazing gift – one full of love, support and fun! To show little ones just how special it can be to have a brother or sister, why not try reading them one (or more!) of these wonderful picture books celebrating siblings? With clever texts and beautiful illustrations that make each story come alive, these reads will leave you with lots of memories your family can cherish for many years to come.
Join an adorable family as they navigate through the joys and struggles of sisterhood, welcome a new baby into their lives, and discover what it means to look after someone you love! Delight in heartwarming pictures that follow their journey - from big changes all the way to cementing bonds for life. Get ready for this incredible ride full of memories-to-be!
Bringing home a new baby is an exciting and special event! But it can also be daunting for existing siblings, with so many changes happening all at once. To help young ones prepare – and to foster the magical connection between them – there's this series of four board books that explore every step along the way. Get ready to share in conversations about delightful first moments: from anticipating their arrival, welcoming them into your family circle, through those early days settling in together - discovering smells, tastes and adorable cuddles galore as you go!
Becoming a big sister is an unforgettable journey with lots of fun moments to remember! This book helps toddlers take the first steps into their exciting new role. With illustrations and sweet rhymes, it gives them all they need to celebrate being a big sibling – showing off all that they can do while preparing for when their little brother or sister arrives. Get ready for snuggles, hugs, kisses...and smiles galore!
Elmore Green had it all; a room of his own to line up his precious things and nobody, not even the most daring of intruders, would dare touch them. Until one day everything changed: Elmore's world seemingly turned upside down with the new small person in town - who seemed to be stealing everyone’s attention! To top that off they were allowed licks at Elmore’s jelly-bean collection without so much as an objection from mom or dad? It was too much for him! But then one night something magical happened…
Lauren Child takes us on this emotional rollercoaster ride through her beautiful illustrations about what happens when siblings come along.
Maple and Willow know how to have a blast no matter the season. With Lori Nichols' imaginative follow-up, exploration of their relationship delights readers young and old alike! Together they journey through sunny days full of fun, while navigating moments where big sister bossiness meets little sister frustration - which can only be rectified by them finding each other again after some alone time...it's like symmetry made for two siblings!
Snow days are so much fun - especially when shared with your sibling! When the snowflakes start to dance, two sisters respond in their own distinct ways. One rushes out into nature's winter wonderland and plays until she wears herself out while her sister stays inside growing ever more curious. Later they swap places, each discovering unique joys like sledding or baking that come from playing together in the falling flakes.
Delightful illustrations by LeUyen Pham capture this special moment of bonding between siblings better than words can express, just as Kate Messner does in her book Over and Under the Snow!