Good Reads: Our Favorite Children's Books

Best of 2012

How do you learn about great new books for children? Maybe from your librarian or from a blurb in a magazine? Perhaps you follow a book blog? Books are such a central part of our kids' daily lives and we want to make sure we share some of the great ones with you. Here are ten of our favorite picture books from the past year; the ones that captivated our imaginations and we think will do the same in your home:

Little Bird by Germano Zullo, illustrated by Albertine
The Onion's Great Escape by Sara Fanelli
This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman
The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins
A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse by Frank Viva
Benny's Brigade by Arthur Bradford, illustrated by Lisa Hanawalt
My Dad is Big and Strong, But... by Coralie Saudo, illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, illustrated by Daniel Salmieri
The Frank Show by David Mackintosh

Welcome to Apartment Therapy's Best of 2012 roundup! From December 19 through January 1 we are rounding up our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.

(Images: Ben Partridge)

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