I recently moved to a new house. As I unpacked all of my kids’ books, I started to make a special pile of them that I was going to put up on a very high shelf. So I wouldn’t reach for them very often. Why, you ask?
Because of the extremely embarrassing effect they have on me.
These are all books that make me sniffle — and sometimes full on ugly cry — when I try and read them to my kids. I admit that I’m a big softie, so let me clarify something: some of these books are really, really sad. I challenge anyone with kids to read the first book on this list and not get choked up.
Yes, even dads.
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