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#KidReads: Which children's book do you or your child hold most dear?
Everyone has a favorite children's book—yet what parents and kids love is not always the same. KPCC early childhood development correspondent Deepa Fernandes is working on a project that looks at what makes a successful children's book, and she wants to hear from you.
Which is your favorite children's book? Let us know!
Help us put together a list of top children's books. Tweet @kpcc the title your favorite kids book using #Kidreads.
Call us at 626-583-5270 and read us a section of your favorite children's story. We may use these for upcoming 'Kid Reads" segments.
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#KidReads: KPCC's series on children's literacy
We asked you to let us know which children's book you and your children love and to read us a few lines. The responses have been wonderful. We aired a montage of your responses (listen at left) on Take Two, but thought we might post a wider selection here.
You've been discussing childhood literacy with KPCC's Deepa Fernandes this week, and we've been asking what your favorite children's books are. Here's a compilation of some of your responses.
Many parents have complained for years about the lack of diversity in books for the 0 to 5 set, yet there aren't many options. We offer a few resources here.
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