“These may be fantasy and fable, but the ability that humans have to create change, to endure change, to grow from change is as practical as ever.”
“Barton’s story is magical and deep, and within this beautiful story hope and help can be found.”
“a new generation will fall in love with this beautiful, witty, and modern descendant of Grimm’s Fairy Tales . . .
“the kind of school humor kids will appreciate.”
“sure to be loved by The Wimpy Kid set, a fun mix of cartoons and text with just the right amount of middle-school angst.”
“Lovers of Winnie the Pooh stories and The Wind in the Willows will find a contemporary story in the same vein.”
“Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys fictional technology, smart characters, and pages that practically turn themselves.”
“With an ever-ready wit and tons of delightful backstage antics, Alien Superstar is one series that’s ready to blast off.”
“Lovely and heartfelt.”
“This David and Goliath tale of a tiny country that stands up to a giant is all the more amazing because it is true.”
“My father was made of magic,” says Audra.
“Project Middle School is an engaging, thoughtful book examining many of the emotions of the beginning of middle school.
“Fans of Smile and Sisters will find this an equally compelling read, full of wisdom, humor, and Telgemeier’s engaging visual storytelling.”
“a rollicking adventure, part misfit superhero story, part humorous friendship tale . . .”
"Smart, capable people come in all different packages."
“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 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.”
The London author Michael Rosen has been the poet laureate of the UK. He knows poetry. What is Poetry?
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