My teacher and neighbor Emuna Braverman wrote a piece for Aish.com this week about picture books and how they teach us about the parent-child relationship. http://www.aish.com/f/mom/Instructive_Childrens_Books.html
Picture books are amazing not only for kids, but for their parents. We experience them on a daily basis at bedtimes and sometimes they leave a lasting impression. I'll never forget when Rebbitzen Shira Smiles used Goodnight Moon to illustrate a point in a shiur I once attended many years ago.
If you haven't seen them already, here are a few more articles on the same theme, this time by yours truly on MetroImma.com: