Karma Wilson, the author of Bear Snores On and A Frog in the Bog (among others), is not only great children's book writer -- she also has a great website. Find out more about Karma, her books, and the characters in the books.
Johnson County Library in Kansas has recently launched a new early literacy initiative called "6 by 6". Their website for the initiative includes parent-friendly descriptions of the 6 early literacy skills, book lists for each skill and videos of librarians demonstrating how to use fingerplays and share wordless books. Check out the oh-so-darling animal illustrations that were created for each skill