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Podcast – Kids’ Book Recommendations

Books make great gifts for kids! In this episode, Sherri Puzey, a California bookshop owner, offers kids’ book recommendations. She suggests books that adults won’t mind reading to the children in their lives—over and over and over again.

Listen to the episode here or on Apple, Spotify, or another podcast app

As a bonus to our discussion. Sherri also recommends three adult books she’s recently enjoyed. And, of course, she reveals her one new thing.

In this episode, we reference:

Zibby Books 

Zibby’s Bookshop

Adult novels we discuss:

Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

The River We Remember by William Kent Krueger

Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

The House is on Fire by Rachel Beanland

Kids’ book recommendations:

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

If I Was a Horse by Sophie Blackall

Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall

Farmhouse by Sophie Blackall

Big by Vashti Harrison

Cornbread and Poppy at the Museum by Matthew Cordell

You Stole My Name by Dennis McGregor

Mac B. Kid Spy by  Mac Burnett

The Adventures of  Sophie Mouse by Poppy Green

Princess Charming by Zibby Owens

Happy reading everyone!

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Photo courtesy of Sherri Puzey