by Keith Baker
$16.99 Ages 4-8
An action-packed alphabet book as busy little peas introduce their favorite activities, from kayaking down the rapids to impersonating Elvis. Full of sly humor and kid ap-PEA-l, expect to hear many requests to “Read it again!”
by Judi & Ron Barrett
$16.99 Ages 4-8
A castle, opposing towns, knights in shining armour and marshmallows — what could possibly go wrong? Be sure to investigate the illustrations.
Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don’t)
by Barbara Bottner
$17.99 Ages 4-8
A first grader does not like to read . . .until the doggedly determined librarian finds her one that just might change her mind.
Clever Jack Takes the Cake
by Candace Fleming
$17.99 ages 5-8
What do you give to the princess who has everything? Jack decides to take a cake, but will it survive hungry blackbirds, a greedy troll, and a bear? A clever retelling of an old story that reads like a classic.
by Norton Jester
$17.95 Ages 5-8
The legendary cleverness of Norton Juster and pictorial wit of Jules Feiffer are reunited in this delicious story of an ogre (with a stellar vocabulary) who terrorizes villages until he is defeated by kindness. A knock-out read-aloud for the whole family.
Born to Be Giants: How Baby Dinosaurs Grew to Rule the World
by Lita Judge
$17.99 Ages 6-9 (non-fiction)
A well-written and beautifully illustrated book focusing on how baby dinosaurs lived and grew up with their parents. It offers comparisons to modern animals to illustrate concepts. A great starting point for young dinosaur fans.
How You Got So Smart
by David Milgrim
$16.99 Ages 4-8
Loved ones remind a little boy how far he’s come and how much he’s learned and accomplished along the way. A celebration of (and for) the whole family.
Spot the Plot: A Riddle Book of Book Riddles
by J. Patrick Lewis
$15.99 Ages 4-8 (poetry)
Thirteen wacky poems pose riddles that challenge readers to “Name That Book.” With a glass slipper here and a spider web there, adorable illustrations lead young readers to the solutions.
How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships
by Robin Page & Steve Jenkins
$16 Ages 4-8 (nonfiction)
Learn about the ingenious lifestyles of some of the world’s most unusual animal partners. Perfect for the budding naturalist in the family.
by David Ezra Stein
16.99 Ages 4-8
It’s bedtime and papa is reading little red chicken her favorite fairy tales. But she keeps interrupting and changing the story. (Hansel and Gretel are warned, “Don’t go in! She’s a witch! The end.”) A warm and funny bedtime book for families who love familiar fairy tales, funny chickens, and reading at bedtime.
Oobleck, Slime & Dancing Spaghetti: Twenty Terrific at Home Science Experiments Inspired by Favorite Children's Books
by Jennifer Williams
$14.95 Ages 4-8 (non-fiction)
Imagine stories becoming more than just stories! Combine science with some of literature’s favorite authors (Dr. Seuss, Tomie DePaola, etc.) for fun experiments.
Not All Princesses Dress in Pink
by Jane Yolen, et.al
$15.99 Ages 5-8
A princess can wear soccer cleats, roll around in the mud and use power tools . . .as long as she’s wearing “a sparkly crown.”
We Are In a Book
by Mo Willems
$8.99 Ages 5-8 (Reader)
When Gerald and Piggie discover they are in a book and being read, they figure out they can make the reader say anything they want! But what will happen when the book ends? Another Mo Willems winner.
The Village Garage
by G. Brian Karas
$16.99 Ages 5-9
Through the year and no matter the weather, workers at the Village Garage are always busy. Young truck enthusiasts will love watching the workers operate their trucks and keep the roads in top shape through every season.