“A lively mix of words and pictures . . .”
“Penguin Days provides learning of the most important kind, and has an added bonus of sweet humor, age appropriate text, and engaging illustrations.”
“strikes a sweet and wistful note, focusing on true friendship and how it endures through life’s changes. All in all, a fitting farewell for the Terrible Two.”
With this fifth graphic novel in the Dog Man series, Dav Pilkey shows no signs of slowing down.
Be prepared for an eerie night-time experience!
The London author Michael Rosen has been the poet laureate of the UK. He knows poetry. What is Poetry?
“The engaging illustrations, exposure to the world of Beijing, timeless themes, and sweet characters make My Beijing a worthy addition to any library. It’s a keeper.”
It is a difficult task to dive into the sequel to a book that received universal praise and many starred reviews without having read that first acclaimed book.
Humans have long had a love affair with cuddly bears. Think Winnie the Pooh, Baloo from The Jungle Book, and everyone’s wise-cracking favorite, Yogi!
“I want to buy a copy.” “It’s beautiful.” “I love it.” These are direct quotes from book club members who saw an advanced copy of Melissa Sweet’s latest biography for young readers, Some Writer
“African folktales always invite us to talk about how characters behave,” writes acclaimed author Beverley Naidoo in the foreword to her latest title, a patchy collection of stories hailing from ni
“Raymie Nightingale is filled with humor, poignancy, and life-sized lessons.
My Bug Adventure is a funny fill-in by National Geographic that is colorful and potentially very silly. Similar to Mad Libs, funny fill-ins can be played alone or with a partner.
Kyle Keeley and his teammates, Miguel, Akimi, Sierra, and Haley are back. Kyle and his friends have become celebrities, starring on television commercials for Luigi L.
Young children have always been among the most vulnerable members of society, and yet they have not always been regarded as such.
“undeniable charm of Kinney’s art. . . . hilarious. . . . remarkable. . . . good comic timing.”
The Marvels by Brian Selznick, author and illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, is a multilayered masterpiece in which the illustrated story tells of a theatrical family, t
“What was the point of being different if you couldn’t be special?”
“Imaginary friends are like books. We’re created, we’re enjoyed, we’re dog-eared and creased, and then we’re tucked away until we’re needed again.”
“When did the rules change, she wondered. When did it become bad to be good?”
“deliciously funny . . .”
The world’s most unusual nanny pig is back in this side-splitting sequel to The Adventures of Nanny Piggins!
In this third book in Ms. Warren Smith’s series, we are once again privy to the antics and concerns of nine-year-old Katie Jordan.
“Turkey Monster Thanksgiving portrays the angst of a young motherless girl and how she deals with her feelings of not having a ‘normal’ family.
“Enhanced with Ms. McGuire’s frosty, atmospheric illustrations, Breadcrumbs intersperses elements of fairy tales and fantasies with the contemporary conflicts of the two friends.
“The author and illustrator beautifully balance this troubling tale with just the right amount of optimism. Even the dog with the red ball has reason to yelp with joy, . . .”