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The New York Times has ranked the most notable children’s books of 2016. (And hey, they’ve done it for grown-up books, too.)

Wow, this story about a baby who survived (without a scratch!) being thrown from a car during an accident is amazing. Miraculous.

Now is a good time to remind everyone about the Philly Art Center’s Vacation Camp program. Full days and half days for kids 4 to 12!

Lin-Manuel Miranda is going to do Drunk History, y’all.

What a cool-sounding holiday event at Penn Museum: Via the Philly Voice, “on Dec. 3, the Penn Museum will host Celebrations Around the World. The family-friendly event features holiday traditions from across the globe. Attendees can expect live music, performances, face painting, arts & crafts, story telling and tours during the event.”

This Strategist article is right: Ted Muehling is the very best for gifting. (You can find his stuff locally at the fabulous Egan Day.)

This piece Wee pal Paige Wolf wrote for Gugu Guru is super helpful: What to splurge on, what to save on in your sustainable nursery. 

Quoth Forbes: Donald Trump’s Tax Plan Would Hit Single Parents Hard. 

The BBC shares the world’s best wildlife photographs, and it is phenomenal.

What a lovely City Lab story about a Chicago toy store geared toward kids with autism. Evidently, the place attracts parents from all over the Midwest.

Don’t tell your 7-year-old: “You Will Soon Be Able to Watch a 24/7 Taylor Swift Channel.” Via Vulture.