donut chef, kid's books, bob staake

With the holidays fast approaching, everyone we know is starting their annual scramble to find great gifts. We’ve always felt that books make the best children’s presents. Over the years we’ve posted some of our favorites, all of which encourage creative thinking. From surprising cookbooks to clever craft projects, we highly recommend these six books to inspire your child’s inner artist. Click through the links below to read our posts about each one and order from Amazon, starting with The Donut Chef by Bob Staake ( buy it here)…

Made to Play by Joel Henrique (buy it here):

made to play, made by joel, joel henrique, kid's books

Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg (buy it here):

beautiful oops, barney salzberg, kid's books

Mud Pies and Other Recipes by Marjorie Winslow (buy it here).

mud pies and other recipes, kid's books

50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do) by Gever Tulley (buy it here).

50 dangerous things (you should let your kids do), kid's books

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes (buy it here):

Roald Dahl's revolting recipes, kid's books

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One thought on “6 Great Children’s Books to Give as Gifts

  1. Thanks for this list. I am delighted by the time it saves me in searching
    for good idea books.

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