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The Best Advent Calendars of 2021

It’s never too early to grab your advent calendar.

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Hey You Guys! You Need This New Goonies Storybook

We’re so excited, we’re doing the truffle shuffle.

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Octobo's Big City Adventure

New Interactive Storybook “Octobo’s Big City Adventure” Available in Time for the Holidays

The storybook features the national award-winning plush robot, Octobo.

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What Happens When You Don’t Come from a Family of Readers?

“Having parents that read is a good thing, and no doubt it does help turn some children into reading mavens. But if you ask me, letting a child explore reading at her own pace and through her own interests can be as effective as any planned course of literature or example of parents perusing the great books.”

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Disney Storybook Collection Advent Calendars

Disney Storybook Collection Advent Calendars Return for 2020

Igloo Books US will publish Disney, Frozen and Marvel editions.

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The Art of The Mandalorian (Season One)

Discover a New Series of Books Inspired by “The Mandalorian”

The series kicks off this fall, with releases planned through the winter and spring.

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How to Make Reading to Your Child Really Count

Effectively reading with your child takes effort. Here are three ways to make sure the time and energy you are putting into storytime maximizes the benefits they’ll receive.

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This Pottery Barn Collection Is the Easter Bunny’s Dream Come True

This new collection will have you wishing that spring was here already

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Ursula Has Her Own Disney Drink & Here’s Where to Get It

The black raspberry float is fit for an evil sea queen.

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These High-Tech Blocks Are the Perfect LEGO Companion

A whole new way to play with building bricks.

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Fox’s New “LEGO MASTERS” Series Just Added Some Famous Guests

“Star Wars” fans won’t want to miss these special guests.

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Target Is Hosting a “Star Wars” Event In-Store & Its This Weekend

Check out these exciting in-store exclusives at your favorite place to shop.

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Pottery Barn Kids Launches New Disney “Frozen” Collection

The new collection is available to shop now, just in time to get decked out for the Nov. 22 premiere of “Frozen 2.”

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The Elf On the Shelf Just Got a New Furry Friend

Just imagine all the endless new elf situations you can dream up.

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“Sesame Street” Introduces Its Newest Muppets for Autism Awareness Month

“Sesame Street” is rolling out tons of new content for autism awareness.

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This Ariel Disney Princess Subscription Box Is Magical Mermaid Dreams Come True

Disney Princess subscription boxes are a fairy tale wish made real.

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Get Your Halloween Spirit On with these “Hocus Pocus” Spirit Jerseys

Get ready to run amuck, amuck, amuck in these cute new spirit jerseys.

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Kelly Clarkson Sings Hoda Kotb’s Kids Book as Lullaby & Get Ready to Ugly Cry

You’ll want to play this inspiring lullaby over and over again.

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These Amazingly Inclusive Dolls Will Change the Way Your Kid Plays & See the World

These dolls are bringing a whole new inclusive experience to the world of play.

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Sesame Street Is Helping Kids Read With Free Resources

In an effort to support early literacy development, Sesame Street has just launched this initiative.

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Get-Me-to-the-Weekend Countdown: Weekday Summer Fun!

Don’t just live for the weekend . . . make every sunny summer day great with these activities that’ll keep you from sliding into a weekday slump.

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It’s So Easy Being Green: 15 Earth Day Celebrations

Here are our favorite ways for little tree-huggers to celebrate Mother Nature in Los Angeles.

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You Have Permission to Act Like a Total Pig Today

They are kind, messy and pretty smart. Sound familiar? Celebrating National Pig Day with your little piglets will totally come naturally.

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10 Books Successful People Read To Their Kids

The science behind the importance of reading to your kids is pretty substantial. From building language and literacy skills, to strengthening the parent-child bond, at-home reading has many benefits and rewards. The question is, what should you read to keep…

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Christopher Walken Reads The Three Little Pigs

“I like this wolf, he’s not freezing his ass off hunting snow bunnies….”
Christopher Walken adds his own distinctive take to the storybook classic, The Three Little Pigs. Unsurprisingly, he finds great sympathy for the wolf, while lamenting the pigs…

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There Went Santa Claus

Photo: Annmarie Kelly-Harbaugh
We have not visited Santa this year. We have entered no shopping malls, paid for no photographs, and endured not one single moment of waiting in any faux wonderland.
Instead, as is the tradition in this merry…

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Today Is Witch Day

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Today Is Witch Day

If the broom fits.

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Not all witches are wicked: some are sweet, others make a mean pasta dish and most of them magically save the day. Read up on 13 of our favorites storybook…

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10 Labor-Free Labor Day Escapes

Looking for a getaway that’s easy and close by? We’ve got you covered!

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Check Out the Raddest Dads of the Internet

These funny dads have made the internet a little more awesome this year.

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