Narwhal and Jellyfish are the stars of this easy reader series by Ben Clanton.
Willy's Stories, written and illustrated by Anthony Browne, is not your typical children’s book.
The Little Water Sprite was first published in 1956. By today’s standards, precious little happens in this coming of age tale about a young, curious water sprite.
Author Adam Mansbach calls his international bestsellers Go the Fuck to Sleep and You Have to Fucking Eat (both reviewed in NYJB) “obscene fake children’s books.” The inspiration
“Witches have come a long way since 1957. None will win readers’ hearts as thoroughly as this classic.”
“a thing of beauty . . .”
“The author plants the seed for dreams of fantastic possibilities.”
“. . . a big hit for exploring science with the help of fun fictional characters, colorful illustrations, and interactive learning activities.”
“. . . enjoy this book for its simple premise, its rich and colorful illustrations, and its funny storyline, . . .”
Wild Boy: The Real Life of the Savage of Areyron by Mary Losure is the story of a ten-year-old orphan boy living naked, wild, and alone in the woods until he is finally captured by hunters
“Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind is an impeccably written book challenging the limitations of writing in verse.”
OK. So I feel like a lapsed Jew regarding what I am about to say. Or rather, scream:
“While some purists might object to the many liberties Ms. Coombs takes in her retelling, most readers will rejoice at this lilting transformation of a too-grim tale.”
“The Third Gift is an unusually thoughtful and bittersweet story that shines a light on ordinary people in a historic place and time.”
“The author no doubt has classroom experience.
“You won’t be disappointed—and your tail will be wagging all the way home.”
Weird & Wacky Inventions is an inspiring book for imaginative readers who are captivated by the impossible, the far out, and the really wild.
“My Uncle Martin’s Words for America not only honors Dr.
“A Full Moon Is Rising gives readers ample cause for celebration, regardless of the night sky’s performance.”
Chris Van Allsburg adds another visually stunning creation to his repertoire with Queen of the Falls. The Caldecott Medal and Honor recipient admirably translates his facility with fiction
How the Gods Created the Finger People is a delightful tale about the creation of humankind.
Energy Island is an inspiring story that demonstrates how a normal everyday community can pull together to reach energy independence.
An old man goes searching for adventure and finds more than he bargained for in a classic Indian tale for readers both young and old.
The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears has been around forever. In Me and You, Anthony Browne offers his take on the old tale, told from Baby Bear’s viewpoint.
Hamster and Cheese, the first book in the Guinea PIG, Pet Shop Private Eye series, is a slim, 7x7-inch paperback that stands somewhere between a picture book and a standard graphic novel.