May 2016

Top 10 LEGO Sets for Adults 2016-2017

For Adults
LEGO logo with pieces in background

2016-2017 Best LEGO Sets for Grown-Ups   It’s becoming more and more well-known: grownups love LEGOs too! Over the past few years, the sets available to us “big kids” are becoming more elaborate and frankly, quite impressive. Ranging from architecture to other advanced fun and creative sets, these “toys” are stealing the hearts of many […]

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Top 10 Coloring Books for Adults 2016-2017

For Adults
Woman coloring in coloring book

2016-2017 Best Coloring Books for Grown-Ups   While many adults have long known that coloring as a past-time is fun and therapeutic, that fact has more recently come to light as a trend. Now many more grown-ups are utilizing coloring books as a way to put aside their day-to-day worries and get life back into […]

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Top 10 Art Books for Kids 2016

Kids Books by Category
Little girl coloring with pencils in art book

2016 Best Children’s Art Books   Encouraging children to imagine and create is always a good thing, so it then follows that books to help them along this line would be productive and fun. What’s here: On this page is a list of the ten best art books for kids based on consumer popularity, as […]

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Top 10 Crossword Puzzle Books for Kids 2016

Kids Books by Category
Little girl with glasses working crossword puzzle

2016 Best Children’s Crossword Puzzle Books   My favorite thing about children’s crossword puzzles is the “mental exercise” aspect – basic crossword puzzles are a great way for kids to expand their knowledge of letters, words (and their meanings), as well as learning more about the world around them. And – they’re fun! What’s here: […]

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Top 10 Award-Winning Children’s Books 2016

Kids Books by Category
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2016 Best Kids’ Book Award Winners   One of my favorite sections in the library – award-winning children’s books. It is easy to see why these selections in children’s reading are receiving their kudos – these stories can transport kids to worlds of their own, stimulating creative ideas and imagination. But – which ones are […]

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Top 10 Coloring Books for Kids 2016

Kids Books by Category
Little girl coloring in book

2016 Best Children’s Coloring Books   These days there are soooo many wonderful coloring books for little and big kids – even adults! In fact, I would even say that it could be tough to choose which one would be the best for a specific kiddo. That’s where the list on this page can come […]

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Top 10 Cookbooks for Kids 2016

Kids Books by Category
Three kids cooking in chef garb

2016 Best Children’s Cookbooks   Many children love to cook! And for those kiddos who enjoy spending some creative time in the kitchen, some “easy-to-learn-and-do” recipes are just the ticket. What’s here: On this page is a top ten list of the best cookbooks for kids for the spring and summer months of 2016, based […]

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Top 10 Personalized Books for Kids 2016

Kids Books by Category
Mom reading with her kids at bedtime

2016 Best Children’s Personalized Books   Over the past couple of years, personalized books for children have been receiving more and more attention. And no wonder – how fun and exciting for little ones to see themselves or their names in books! These books are not only enjoyable – they make absolutely the perfect gift […]

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