Category: Children’s Literature

Articles and book lists for children’s read-alouds.

The Vulture by Hillaire Belloc

The Vulture by Hillaire Belloc

In Hilaire Belloc’s humorous book of More Beasts (for Worse Children), a companion volume to The Bad Child’s Book of Beasts, you will find poetic descriptions of real and imaginary beasts.  Many like “The...

Fairy Tales Essay by G. K. Chesterton

Fairy Tales Essay by G. K. Chesterton

Fairy Tales an essay by G. K. Chesterton Some solemn and superficial people (for nearly all very superficial people are solemn) have declared that the fairy-tales are immoral; they base this upon some accidental...

Reading list of books boys like.

Books Boys Like

Books Boys Like This reading list was born out of our search for books boys like, but chances are your girls will love these too. The list starts with picture books and ends with high-school level...

Historical Fiction for Young Readers

Historical Fiction for Young Readers

Historical Fiction and Biographies for Young Readers Reading historical fiction and biographies is one of the best ways to immerse in a time period, and some of the most memorable historical fiction I’ve ever...