Discover amazing picture books for children, teach your child to read before the age of three, enjoy read aloud books, or illustrate your own original picture book.
First, find books your children will enjoy. There are so many books out there, how do you choose which books you’ll read with your children? We’ll help you! In addition to sharing our original picture books, we’ll share some fantastic children’s books that you’ll want to read. We will share a variety of books, and tell you why we like them.
People like picture books for a variety of reasons, so we encourage you to become part of our team by sharing your favorite books. If you're an author or illustrator, please share your incredible picture books us.
Second, as a busy mother of 11 children, I finally discovered a simple way to teach children to read without a lot of effort. Our youngest children were reading fluently before the age of three. They not only read well, but they love to read. I’ll teach you 123 Read. It’s so easy. You can teach your child how to read before the age of three.
Third, your young reader can follow along with our read aloud videos. It’s a great gift to sit down with your children and read, but sometimes you’re not available. Encourage them to browse through the read aloud videos and pick a book they would like to read. They’ll hear a great story, and their reading skills will improve.
Fourth, if you have a great idea for a book, let us help you find an illustrator for your book at a price you can afford. You will love seeing you picture books for children come to life. We’ll also show you how we illustrate our books, so if you want to try your hand at creating your own illustrations, you’ll have a few more tools in your bag.
What motivated us to publish our own picture books?
Book #1 - Every Christmas, I looked forward to hearing my mom reading The Cedar Post Christmas. It is a family classic. My mom wrote the story over 40 years ago. It is a true story that happened to her family before she was even born. I have shared the story with others, and it has become one of their Christmas favorites. It’s an inspiring book that teaches an important lesson. A couple years ago, we decided to illustrate the story and make it into a book. This last winter we had it printed in hardback.
Book #2 - There are a lot of fantastic children’s Bible stories. While I was reading The Young Reader’s Bible with my children, the idea came to make a Book of Mormon for young readers. It took two years to complete the project, and we are so excited to be able to offer it in hardback. We are recording our six year old as she reads all of these Book of Mormon Stories. It’s fun for a child to listen to other children read. You’ll find the stories in our Book of Mormon video library.
Book #3 - To be announced . . .
We are a mother-daughter team bringing stories to life. Jennifer (mother) does most of the writing, and Emily (daughter) does all of the illustrating. We hope you’ll use and enjoy the resources on this site.
The best stories just got better with picture books for children. Pictures tell a story. A picture is worth a thousand words.
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