New Children's Items
Take a look at a few of the new kids items that we have received in the last month!
Beaty, Andrea, author
What are bugs? It's a mystery! A riddle! A quest! Time to find out what BUGS are about!
Eat your superpowers! : how colorful foods keep you healthy and strong
Buzzeo, Toni, author
"Twenty-five different foods, grouped by color, are nutritionally decoded in this reference book for the preschool set"-- Provided by publisher.
Faruqi, Reem, author.
"Seventh grader Aafiyah loves playing tennis, reading Weird but True facts, and hanging out with her best friend, Zaina. However, Aafiyah has a bad habit that troubles her--she's drawn to pretty things and can't help but occasionally "borrow" them. But when her father is falsely accused of a crime he hasn't committed and gets taken in by authorities, Aafiyah knows she needs to do something to help. When she brainstorms a way to bring her father back, she turns to her Weird but True facts and devises the perfect plan. But what if her plan means giving in to her bad habit, the one she's been trying to stop? Aafiyah wants to reunite her family but finds that maybe her plan isn't so perfect after all. . . " --Amazon.com.
Here : I can be mindful
Condie, Allyson Braithwaite, author
A young child uses mindfulness and an awareness of their five senses to stay grounded while experiencing difficult emotions and bad days.
The hidden world of gnomes
Soloy, Lauren, author, illustrator
A delightful collection of gnome facts, featuring Lauren Soloy's gnome wisdom and gorgeous artwork.
How to catch a Daddysaurus
Walstead, Alice, author
A group of children tries to capture the Daddysaurus, a mystical creature capable of kindness, bravery, and fun.
Luma and the grumpy dragon
Mohammed, Leah, author.
There is always mischief and magic with a baby dragon as a pet. Luma is so looking forward to seeing her new friend Ella. But her dragon Timir is very grumpy. Even though he has never met Ella, he already knows he does not like her. Timir sets out to cause all sorts of trouble - but perhaps a bit of magic can save the day. Meanwhile, it's Nani's birthday! Luma and Timir race next door, arms loaded with gifts. But Nani is worried as her dragon Zayan hasn't come to visit. Can Luma and Timir track Zayan down in time for Nani's birthday tea?
The mighty bite
Hale, Nathan, author
"Told in an innovative new style-and full of gags and kid-friendly humor-this series starter introduces indelible characters for young reader audience! Trilobite and Amber (an ambulocetus) love to play guitar, sing, and eat tiny hats. They don't realize that most of the world thinks that they're extinct or that they may be the last of their kind. But when Tiffany Timber (a paleo-newscaster) meets them, she immediately starts livestreaming, thinking this will be her big break. This makes Trilobite think: if he can just get a tablet or camera, then he and Amber can make their own videos and be rich and famous! So begins their adventures to find fame and glory. With charming, laugh-out-loud, wacky adventures and Nathan Hale's signature blend of humor and unique storytelling, The Mighty Bite promises to be the perfect next read for fans of Dog Man or InvestiGators"-- Provided by publisher.
Nobody likes frogs : a book of toadally fun facts
"Why would you pick up a book about frogs? Nobody likes them! Or at least according to Persnickety Q. Turtle. But in this humorous and informative picture book the reader soon helps educate Persnickety about the incredible creature known as the frog"-- Provided by publisher.
The skull : a Tyrolean folktale
Klassen, Jon, author, illustrator
"Jon Klassen's signature wry humor takes a turn for the ghostly in this thrilling retelling of a traditional Tyrolean folktale. In a big abandoned house, on a barren hill, lives a skull. A brave girl named Otilla has escaped from terrible danger and run away, and when she finds herself lost in the dark forest, the lonely house beckons. Her host, the skull, is afraid of something too, something that comes every night. Can brave Otilla save them both? Steeped in shadows and threaded with subtle wit--with rich, monochromatic artwork and an illuminating author's note--The Skull is as empowering as it is mysterious and foreboding."-- Provided by publisher.
Beck, Adrian, author, illustrator.
"Furball is the world's greatest spy! But he'd rather spend his time napping or snacking. When Furball and his spy friends, JADE and KIT, visit a waterpark on their day off, they learn Furball's greatest enemy is using the park as a secret base! Can Furball and his friends stop THE BADDIES before they destroy the city? Or will Furball get distracted by the snack bar?"-- Back cover.
This little dinosaur
Byers, Coral, author.
Count and explore with ten little dinosaurs on a prehistoric adventure! Based on the hugely popular nursery rhyme This Little Piggy Builds (without the gruesome ending) the books in this series build in counting and fingerplay along with simple search-and-find elements, all contributing to early years development and perfect for reading together. The bright, engaging illustrations support a simple, bouncy narrative, with a gatefold surprise at the end.
Through the fairy door
Dawnay, Gabby, author.
Learn how no one is too small to make a difference on a young girl's magic quest through the fairy door, where she discovers that change starts with a tiny seed.
Together : a first conversation about love
Madison, Megan, author.
"This book begins the conversation on love with a supportive approach that considers both the child and the adult"-- Provided by publisher
We are expecting you!
Saltzberg, Barney, author
Counting down the days to the new baby's arrival, an adorable young elephant sibling, overflowing with love, is beyond excited to welcome this soon-to-be new family member!