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Picture books are favorite type of books for kids , and are the type of book which many adults use for children.

Reasons why picture books are the most popular book for young kids:

-Picture books are the most common books in children's literature.
-Pictures are more concrete straight forward, and shows details directly
-Children learn from concrete items -- read a picture to understand the story
-Texts and pictures can be complementary with each other-this makes a story much easier to understand for children

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TOP10 picture books about starting school :

http://childrensbooks.about.com/od/school/tp/startingschool.htm

Teachers' Picks: Top 25 Picture Books

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/teachers-picks-top-25-picture-books

First nations books for children

http://www.kidsbooks.ca/department.aspx?DeptID=3700




Today, our contemporary culture provides children with many pictures in televisions & video games.The video posted below is a great picture book that people share on Youtube. It is called Driving My Tractor.

Driving My Tractor(originally from a picture book,hit two millions of viewers)


Link of Driving my tractor picture book:

http://store.barefootbooks.com/driving-my-tractor-1.html




Picture books can help people in all ages to understand words as well. Here is a great picture book for both adults and young kids in a morning show.

A Great children picture book make adults go wild too !! (Green Man series)








Reference:
Perry Nodelman & Mavis Reimer "The pleasure of Children's literature" Pearson Education , Inc. Boston , MA 2003.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lj_odhwo81s&feature=player_embedded
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV32uLQGFR8&feature=player_embeddedPicutre Books for Children