Novelty & Activity

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In Guridi’s book, The King of Nothing, the very clever Mimo the First rules over his imaginary kingdom with all the pride and fervor he can muster.

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Hélène Druvert is clearly a talented artist and designer as evident in her previous projects Paris Up, Up and Away (2016), Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away (2017) and again here with

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This deceptively simple, wordless picture book begins in a mundane world of dull grays and tans. A young girl looks out the window from her room in an immense apartment block onto a bleak world.

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STEM books are hot topics now and every parent wants their child to be a mathematical whiz, if not a genius.

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Some early reading books can lack color and personality while teaching early language skills and concepts. But when Elephant and Piggie are involved, fun is never in short supply.

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“It is touching to make the realization that, when all else fails, one will never be alone while there exists a moon.”

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Absurd and atypical anecdotes pair up with bewildered drawings in Leonora Carrington’s The Milk of Dreams. A good choice for young readers looking for something different.

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“This story is a gem, rich with artistry and meaning.”

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Anna Llenas’ The Color Monster: A Pop-up Book of Feelings is an adorable book for ages 3–7.

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“. . . as pleasing as the book is visually and as winning as the concept may be, the story leaves something to be desired.”

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. . . the only thing better than not having to go to bed at bedtime is finding out bedtime no longer exists.”

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“. . . a Christmas book with a twist to delight audiences young and old.”

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“David A. Carter adds to Seuss’s world-building by taking the author/illustrator’s ’tude and giving it the added dimension of 3-D. And Carter has surpassed himself here.

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Mummy Mazes is an amazing amalgamation of history, meticulously designed mazes, and archeology.

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Who knew that the timeless Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, could be so beautifully re-imagined in such a fresh, exuberant way?