Novel Effect Blog

for grown-ups who read with kids

Welcome to the Novel Effect Blog. We’re happy you’re here! Bookmark this page to make sure you’re always in-the-know about all things Novel Effect. Our team of expert educators and professional soundscape musicians brings you insights into new soundscape releases, exclusive read-aloud challenges, and interviews with popular authors. Find suggested themed book collections about sharks, space, and other topics to help keep your little learners engaged and excited about reading!

Did you know that Novel Effect also has a library of free book-specific printable activities?  Check out our book activities and learning resources page to download PDFs to use at home or in the classroom. 


Treat your little learners to a second helping of read-aloud fun when you download our free Thanksgiving read-aloud activities!

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Dia de los Muertos book giveaway with worldwide buddies

Día de Los Muertos Giveaway

Enter a Marvelous Mexican Giveaway! Join Novel Effect and our friends at Worldwide Buddies in celebration of Día de los Muertos! We’ve teamed up to give away a limited number of hard-bound copies of A Marvelous

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