children’s books

Baby Goes to Extremes to Avoid Bedtime

vincent and the nightAdele Enersen
"The first year of his life, I think he was always awake," Adele Enersen recalls of her son Vincent, now three. "I think he slept 15 minutes once a week. Or at least it felt that way! Or remember that movie The Ring — the horror movie where the girl never slept? It was like... Read more

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! A New Book On the Way

what pet should I get dr. seussEntertainment Weekly
How do you wish a happy birthday to a legend? That's right, today is the 111th birthday of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Theodor Seuss Geisel... or, as millions of children and parents around the world know him better, Dr. Seuss. With dozens of iconic titles and page-to-screen adaptations, Dr. Seuss is one of the most prolific -- and quotable... Read more

‘Paddington’ and 6 Other Kids’ Books-Turned-Movies We Love

Paddington Movie Poster and BookPaddington
It’s always exciting when a book you loved as a child is adapted for the big screen. This weekend, “Paddington,” the story of the famous bear who travels to London via Peru, opened in theaters to rave reviews. The film tells the tale of how, after getting lost, Paddington gets taken in by the Brown... Read more

Words of Wisdom from Shel Silverstein

Where the Side Walk Ends
Happy Birthday Shel Silverstein! Although the author is no longer with us, parents continue to share his work before bedtime or on a rainy afternoon. And with every poem read, there is a lesson to learn. See some of our favorite words of wisdom from the late, and great, Shel Silverstein. What's your favorite Shel... Read more

The Bump Picks: Best Children’s Books

National Read a Book Day copy
Happy National Read a Book Day! Want to grab something new to read to baby? The Bump staff picked some books we loved as kids and still love as adults. Pick up one of these! What's your favorite book from childhood? What do you read to baby? Plus more from The Bump: Literary Baby... Read more