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There are 10 picture albums that make small children familiar with big ideas.
They are probably the most natural nosy beings on the globe - there is a whole universe of things they have never met before to welcome them. As a result, our little ones are full of issues that are sometimes funny, sometimes deep and always likeable. Luckily, there are many tales that can help to encourage this interest and a feeling of wonder among our child.
These are some of our favourite picture-book titles that present great ideas and philosophy to young people. Narrated in rhyme verses, the story of Peace is follows a group of children from the neighbourhood who discover joy in everyday things - a common muffin, light filtering through leaves, an invitation to a birthday party - and realize that peace and care are all around them.
Ferdinand's story is truly a classical one. Nonviolence has inspired the reader for years. Mahatma Gandhi quoted the story of Ferdinand as one of his favourite textbooks. A New York Times best-seller, this picture book by children's book super star Oliver Jeffers is a breathtakingly pictorial intro to the world.
At the same time, it presents the expanse of the room and the variety in the right light and gives the reader the certainty that our universe is pretty - and full of marvelous humans, beings and places. The Arnold Lobel picture book offers fun adventure that introduces kids to intriguing philosophy. The adorable pair Frog and Mouse is my favourite of all his work.
There are four classical tales in this compilation that pose issues such as the origins of dreaming, the essence of cause and effect, and the power of will. Influenced - or rather adopted - by the eponymous Leo Tolstoy novel, the three issues take the shape of a paradigm and a reflection on three of life's most fundamental and important questions:
It is a careful and thought-provoking reflection on what exactly ideas are, how we handle and care for them and how they influence our being. Thoughts can transform the environment around us - and this book is a great way to introduce this idea. There' perhaps no more complicated topic to talk to kids than morbidity and deaths.
It is not only a particularly complicated subject for a youngster, but also one that appears most frequently in times of emotive fragility. An episode of Etan Boritzer's What Is? deals with the subject in a thoughtful and sincere way that softly brings this delicate subject to schoolchildren.
Twain's classical joke and narrative narrative follows the tale of Johnny, a lonesome young man who can talk to pets, and his domestic animal, Huhn, as they embark on an quest to save a thief. It' a bizarre, beautifully illuminated book that will help your middle-class readers better understand sympathy, gentleness and friendliness in the face of atrocity.