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15 Ways to Serve Up Cooking Fun | By Parents' Choice
Bon Appétit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child Ages: All Ages Author: Jessie Hartland Illustrator: Jessie Hartland Publisher: Random House ISBN: 978-0375869440 Hardcover Price: $17.99 This beautiful picture book recounts the life and adventures of the beloved chef with hand-written text and squiggly drawings of detailed scenes. Cooking Class Ages: 8 – 12 yrs. Author: Deanna F. Cook Publisher: Storey Publishing [...]
Just Announced! The Parents’ Choice Audio Awards | By Parents' Choice
Listen up! From Mark Binder’s storytelling prowess, to the shores of classical music, we saddle up, get crazy with happiness and walk down a sunflower road. Monkeys are jumping, two cows are obsessed with detail, and novelties abound. Big things are ahead! Let’s make a circle. Join us in celebrating the Fall 2016 Parents’ [...]
Announcing: The 2016 Small Screen Award Winners | By Parents' Choice
Bravo! Brava! to the latest Parents’ Choice Small Screen Award winners! With our hats off and our applause still echoing, we invite you to explore the Mobile App, Website, DVD, and Software Fall 2016 Parents’ Choice Award winners. From big words to road trips, and from plants and green eggs to stories online, this media showcase brings playful learning to a [...]
19 Ways to Explore the Earth Sciences | By Parents' Choice
Toys and Games New Sprouts® Grow It! Ages: 2 & Up Manufacturer: Learning Resources Price: $24.99 This nine piece New Sprouts Grow It plastic gardening play set includes a working watering can, two flowers, a carrot, a radish, a trowel and three pots for planting. Primary Science Outdoor Discovery Set Ages: 3 & Up [...]
17 Ways to Bring Language to Life | By Parents' Choice
For a lovely picture book inspired by the beloved sign-language gifted gorilla Coco, try: Little Beauty (Ages: 4-8), For fun games that build word skills for little ones, try: the Loco Lingo Games (Ages: 3 & up) and Tall Tales: The Game of Infinite Storytelling (Ages: 4 & up),. For games for more skilled [...]
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