Children's Book-A-Day Almanac (Paperback)

By Anita Silvey

Roaring Brook Press, 9781596437081, 388pp.

Publication Date: October 30, 2012



Part fun- and information-filled almanac, part good book guide, the Children's Book-a-Day Almanac is a new way to discover a great children's book--every day of the year

This fresh, inventive reference book is a dynamic way to showcase the gems, both new and old, of children's literature. Each page features an event of the day, a children's book that relates to that event, and a list of other events that took place on that day. Always informative and often surprising, celebrate a year of literature for children with The Children's Book-a-Day Almanac.

About the Author

ANITA SILVEY is the author of Children's Books and Their Creators, 100 Best Books for Children, 500 Great Works for Teens, and a number of other works. She currently teaches courses in children's literature at Simmons College in Boston and St. Michael's College in Burlington, Vermont.

Praise For Children's Book-A-Day Almanac

The Horn Book review in the January/February 2013 issue:

"Anita Silvey’s online almanac of recommended children’s books ( has now been compiled into a book, the Children’s Book-A-Day Almanac." -- The Horn Book  "This has solid possibilities as a springboard for daily reading and writing activities in the classroom or as simply a book-focused way to start the day." -- BCCB