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Build an Easter Basket Your Toddler Will Love (and You’ll Feel Great About) in 30 Minutes or Less

Skip all the plastic and junk this year and help the Easter Bunny out by building a basket your kids will love and you'll feel great about. Read More

Women’s History Month: Determined and Courageous Women!

This collection of books for young readers brings alive the stories of little-known women heroes who have fought against and overcame injustices to make this world a better place to live for all. Read More

Valentine's Day Collection of Picture Books 2023

Giggly Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Share the love with these special reads! Read More

7 Christmas Classics to Make the Season Special

Whether you’re traveling to see loved ones, hosting special guests, or just cuddled up together at home, sharing these classic Christmas picture books will create holiday memories to last a... Read More

Interior image from COME ON IN illustrated by Sabine Timm

5 Books to Spark Creativity!

A spark of creativity ignites a fire of imagination! Astra Books for Young Readers has the perfect collection of books centered on channeling your little ones creativity. Whether it’s helping... Read More

Best Books to Give in 2022

9 Fantastic Picture Books to Give in 2022

Welcome to the Astra Books for Young Readers 2022 picture book gift guide! Picture books make the best gifts for children—they can be enjoyed over and over again, create special... Read More

Halloween Books

Scary-Good Halloween Picture Books

Being scared can be so much fun when you're snuggled up safe and warm with a good book! Here are some of our picks for the best Halloween... Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month Collection

Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Picture Book Collection

National Hispanic American Heritage Month runs from September 15-October 15th. Join the celebration and share these books with young readers. Read More

Jane Goodall, Author and Scientist

7 Touching Picture Books by Dr. Jane Goodall

Through both fiction and nonfiction, Jane Goodall is able to share her expansive knowledge, empathy, and worldview with young readers... Read More

Teach Peace! Picture Books about Peace

Teach Peace, Not War! 4 Picture Books for Peace

Teaching peace is one of the most powerful gifts that we can give the next generation. When we integrate empathy, kindness, and forgiveness... Read More

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