Starting School Book Guide for 2013!

  First Day of School by Anne & Lizzy Rockwell Genre: Juvenile Fiction / School & Education Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3 Pages: 40 Paperback 9×9″ Date Published: June 2013 Publisher: Harper The kids from Mrs. Madoff’s classroom-“a charmed place” (Kirkus Reviews)-are preparing for a brand-new school year! The first day of school is full of new things. New is exciting! But it can also be scary. What will school be like this year? The kids from Mrs. Madoff’s class meet at the park and show off their new haircuts, new lunch boxes, new backpacks, and notebooks. They also show off their new independence: Nicholas thinks his haircut makes him look grown-up like his dad, Jessica can make her lunches all by herself, and Evan has his very own house key! Thinking back to last year, they remember how much fun Mrs. Madoff’s class turned out to. . .

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Easter Children’s Books

Here’s a handful of books we loved and a handful more we would love to discover. What books are you enjoying this Easter Season?

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Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Nothing Ever Happens at the South Pole by Stan & Jan Berenstain Illustrated by Mike Berenstain Genre: Juvenile Fiction / Animals Pages: 40 Hardcover 7 x 9 Date Published: August 28th, 2012 Publisher: HarperFestival, a imprint of HarperCollins Children’s There’s a lot going on at the South Pole! There are slippery slopes and frozen floes and wild animals all around. But when one penguin goes looking for adventure, he doesn’t see anything exciting at all. Could it be he’s just not looking close enough? From the creators of the Berenstain Bears comes a storybook filled with adventure for all. Read on July 16th, 2012. The Berenstain Bears have been a part of my literary life for as long as I can remember. From my childhood they were definitely a favorite that I still love today to share with my own daughters. Discovering other characters from the authors/illustrators that I have. . .

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Goodnight Moon Cloth Book

Goodnight Moon Cloth Book by Margaret Wise Brown Illustrated by Clement Hurd Genre: Abridged Baby’s Cloth Book Pages: 8 fabric pages Date Published: September 25th, 2012 Publisher: HarperFestival Goodnight Moon in a cozy cloth edition-perfect for bedtime It’s time to say goodnight, and the beloved Goodnight Moon bunny is here to help you wish all the things you love sweet dreams until the sun comes up again. On each page of this abridged version of the classic picture book, the gentle lull of bedtime soothes your favorite bunny to a peaceful sleep. Read on October 25, 2012 I was so excited when I saw this. I have been collecting cloth books and panels to make them when I see them for years, even before I had my girls. Right now my toddler loves her pile in her bed of cloth books, as they are the only ones I let stay. . .

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Pinkalicious: Pink, Pink, Hooray!

Decorate and redecorate Pinkalicious’s world in this reusable sticker book.
Jump into Pinkalicious’s world with this pinkerrific reusable sticker book, filled with games, puzzles, and more–from tic-tac-toe to dress up! You’ll have hours of absorbing play with Pinkalicious and her pals!

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