Book Gift Ideas for Children [SHOWING SLIDE 2 OF 10]

Everyone who’s got a child on their holiday gift-giving list wants to encourage a love of reading, right? But which new books are really going to excite a child? Our list of the Best Children’s Books of 2013 offers many excellent gift ideas, but from that larger list, we highlight here this year’s children’s books that are certain to keep a young reader asking for more. The first five books listed are picture books, while the second half of this list is geared toward independent reading.

THE BEAR'S SONG by Benjamin Chaud
Kirkus Star
by Benjamin Chaud, illustrated by Benjamin Chaud

"This extraordinary picture book, first published in France as Une chanson d'ours (2011), is as happy a surprise as finding a honey-filled hive at the end of a fur-raising journey. (Picture book. 2-8)"
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