Best Holiday Shopping Tips: Find the Best Kids' Books

Last Updated Dec 1, 2010 11:30 AM EST











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11. Find the Best Kids' Books



If you’ve got kids on your holiday shopping list this year, you can’t go wrong with a book, says Sarah Lorge Butler — unless of course, it’s a book based on a television show. Count with Dora isn’t a story; it’s a brand extension. Unfortunately books like that take up most of the shelf space at B&N these days. Ditto for books by guys who play in the NFL. Not worth it.

Here are a few of Butler’s top picks; you can also click through to see her full list of best books:

- The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats

- Good Night, Gorilla; 10 Minutes Till Bedtime; Officer Buckle and Gloria — all by Peggy Rathmann

- Frog and Toad books, by Arnold Lobel

- Junie B. Jones, by Barbara Park




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