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20 Must-Read Children’s Books by Chicago Authors

Add local talent to your bookshelves with these Chicago-based authors. . . you might even be surprised by one very well-known name.

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From the Mouths of Babes: 13 Books by Child Authors to Read This Year

These young child authors show that age has nothing on them and is truly just a number! Don’t miss our recommendations for self-publishing platforms for your little penman to take the next step with their work.

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This 11-Year-Old’s 3rd Book Donates Proceeds to COVID Response

The author wants to help kids experience the world around them.

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Barnes & Noble Launches National Children’s Short Story Contest

Fifteen select entrants will be published in a book sold exclusively at Barnes & Noble this holiday season.

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Slice, Bake & Calculate: Where to Celebrate Pi Day with Kids

From library programs, to a pie baking class to a mathematical symphony, we’ve got the dish on Seattle Pi Day events for families.

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8 Whimsical Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss Today

Today is Dr. Seuss’ birthday (aka Read Across America Day). You could celebrate by balancing cake on your hat while standing on a ball. Or you could try one of our suggestions.

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The Best Kids 100 Books of 2019, According to Us (& Our Kids)

From tough topics to joyful history, this years collection of books have been vetted by our editors, and their kids.

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January’s Best New Kids Books

These new releases are hot off the presses and ready for your little readers to devour.

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8 Kids Who Stole Our Hearts (& Blew Our Minds) in 2017

Want something awesome done? Just ask a kid!

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Explore LA with Awesome Adventure Gear (and Tips!) from Lil Bellies

Get inspired by the LA mom who turned her love of nature into a business that helps your family explore the wilds of the city.

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Art Attack: 5 Summer Camps For Creative Kids

Between all of those playdates at the splash pad, soccer games, and camping trips, summer can end up being busier than the school year. But with a little planning, your kiddos can take advantage of some awesome creative camps in…

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Inspire Your Child to Write with Young Writers’ Academy

Come join Young Writers’ Academy creative writing camps in Bellevue and Redmond, and create a short story, a staged play, or an unsolvable, plot-twisting mystery! These fun and engaging camps are dedicated to helping students ages 7-13 increase their love…

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